'Made in India' Drone Used to Transport COVID-19 Vaccines for First Time in South Asia - Video
ICMR’s Drone Response and Outreach in North East (i-Drone) intervention will revolutionize the last mile delivery of COVID-19 vaccines in India. This is also a big step in ensuring the last mile delivery of other vaccines and medical supplies as quickly as possible #ICMR4NewIndia pic.twitter.com/RHIIO4vbAT— ICMR (@ICMRDELHI) October 4, 2021
To encourage vaccine delivery among tough and hard-to-reach terrains of India, ICMR launched the i-Drone initiative today at #Manipur. This will ensure a faster pace of vaccination and easier transport of vaccines in tough terrains. #COVID19 #BharatKaAmritMahotsav #IndiaAt75 pic.twitter.com/gEkbbF47TD— ICMR (@ICMRDELHI) October 4, 2021
i-Drone: The game-changer in healthcare!— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) October 4, 2021
First #MakeInIndia drone, which has a capacity of 900 vaccine doses, was used for delivery across a distance of 31 km, from Bishnupur to Karang Island in Manipur.
10 people were vaccinated against #COVID19 through this initiative. pic.twitter.com/L5Hso6XY1U
Drone Power of India 🛸— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) October 4, 2021
On October 2, India became the first country to spray Nano Urea through Drone in Bhavnagar, Gujarat.
On October 4, India transported vaccines across 31 km in Manipur, reaching the remote & hilly regions conveniently. pic.twitter.com/dBXS7Lt3rJ