IIT Guwahati has collaborated with EduRade, a drone pilot training school,  to launch India’s largest Remote Pilot Training Organization (RPTO). The primary objective of this RPTO is to promote the advancement of drone technology in India. IIT Guwahati has claimed it to be the largest drone pilot training organisation in India, spanning across 18 acres and boasting the capability to fly nine medium-class drones simultaneously. Initially, the RPTO will introduce a DGCA-Certified medium class drone pilot training course, which will be tailored to enhance the skills of youth in North East and other regions of India. It will also cater specifically to women from self-help groups (SHGs) engaged in agriculture, identified under the Namo Drone Didi Yojna of the Government of India Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded a Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC) sanctioned by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India.