India Flying Labs in partnership with Redwing, a Bangalore-based company, focuses on drone-related healthcare delivery systems. In places like Kandhamal, our initiatives go beyond employment for local youth. We’re driven by a mission—to train, educate, and foster awareness about drones, covering their types, uses, and the myriad benefits they offer. Through these efforts, we’re not just making strides in healthcare delivery; we’re empowering communities with knowledge and opportunities, revolutionizing the way we approach technology for the betterment of society.
Consider our interns, all below 20 years old, most of whom had never seen a drone before. They join us curious and eager to learn about these futuristic machines. As part of the Fly for the Future program, we train and empower them, cultivating a new generation of technologically adept minds and equipping them with skills that transcend textbooks. Our focus isn’t solely on delivering medicines; it’s also on nurturing passion, instilling purpose, and shaping career trajectories. At India Flying Labs, our initiatives inspire young minds to envision a future where technology serves humanity. We strive to create a lasting impression in the communities we serve and nurture a culture of innovation and impact for generations to come.
One of our interns is an 18-year-old passionate about technology but limited in exposure. When he joined Redwing’s healthcare drone delivery program, he was also balancing college commitments. As he underwent training, his confidence soared. The ability to operate drones for medical deliveries not only fuels his passion but also opens doors to a world of possibilities in technology and healthcare.
During the training sessions, one of our 19-year-old interns lit up the moment they held the drone’s controller for the first time. They expressed sheer excitement, exclaiming about how they never imagined operating such a high-tech device. They’d never tried anything like it. With every practice flight, their enthusiasm only grew, mirroring the thrill of a child with a new toy. The joy on their face was infectious, spreading to their peers and enhancing the overall learning atmosphere.
When the interns went home after the first day of training, they couldn’t stop talking about drones. The next day, they returned even more excited, eager to learn more and share their stories. At home, they became heroes, telling their families and friends all about their drone adventures, how they learned to fly and deliver medicines. Their homes buzzed with talk of drones and their incredible possibilities.
Our goal isn’t just to teach about drones; it’s also to spark curiosity and a passion that goes beyond our sessions. We’re creating moments of wonder and enthusiasm, opening doors to a future where technology meets compassion.
Beyond drone operation, our interns also learn how these machines can help people, improve society, and even protect the environment. This initiative isn’t just about today; it’s about tomorrow’s India—where these youth, equipped with knowledge and passion, will create a positive impact.
When challenges arise, locals often have a better understanding of the situation and potential solutions due to their familiarity with the area. While external assistance is valuable, involving locals by hiring and training them in advanced drone operations is incredibly beneficial. This not only empowers the community but also ensures a better grasp of local challenges. Moreover, the community feels a stronger connection when these individuals, who are part of the community, are actively involved in handling and addressing local issues through drone operations.
As our interns interact with the people of Kandhamal, a special connection forms. This mutual understanding creates a beneficial relationship. We provide employment and education, and in return, the community supports and understands our initiatives, fostering a sense of togetherness and shared progress.
These young minds, eager to learn, aren’t just flying drones; they’re shaping a better future for themselves and their communities.