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Rules by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

All the drone operators are required to adhere to these guidelines in the interest of flight safety.

Drone should not be flown in crowded areas, near restricted area such as airports or military installations. Drone must aware of these general rules before attempting drone fly.

Drone owner must have a unique no to operate unmanned aircraft issued from DGCA provided only to indian citizen or a Indian company. one should have a UA operator permit which says that all civil unmanned aircraft operations must be above 200ft and within uncontrolled airspace.

When it comes to unmanned aircraft security without DGCA permission selling UA is considered as a violation. owner is only responsible for UA custody and remote pilot must have more than 18 years with at-least knowledge of simulated flight training.

According to DGCA there are weight classification for civil drones:

i) Micro : Less than two kg.

ii) Mini : Greater than two kg and less than 20 kg.

iii) Small : Greater than 20 kg and less than 150 kg.

iv) Large : Greater than 150 kg.

The UA operator shall ensure that it is flown within visual line of sight certainly 500m and it has to be followed entire period of the flight. It should be flown within the daylight having ground visibility of 5km with surface wind of not more than 20 knots.during UA fly cloud base not more than approved altitude of operations.

Related to insurance all civil UA holders shall responsible for all liabilities to incur for damaging third party properties resulting to accident. DGCA can cancel or suspend permission any time in accordance with performance of UA operator.