PM Modi met Maharashtra-based pilot and innovator Amol Yadav on Sunday, October 20 and assisted with 'regulatory hurdles' in a project to fly a small experimental aircraft built indigenously by him. The young innovator, Amol Yadav, took the initiative of manufacturing small aircrafts in India and got a Rs. 35,000 crore deal for India's first plane factory last year. When he met the PM, Yadav was assured full support for the project. He has already built one 6-seater indigenous experimental aircraft.
Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in a series of tweet gave out the details of the meeting between Amol Yadav and PM Modi. The tweets explain how Captain Amol Yadav pitched the idea of making an indigenous aircraft in 2016 and how the execution of the idea has been delayed because of the ‘Right to Fly’ regulations. The tweets also inform that the PMO’s office has asked the concerned authorities to remove all the “regulatory hurdles” for the project.
Celebrating Indian talent and innovative zeal.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 21, 2019
Yesterday, Prime Minister @narendramodi met a dynamic young innovator Mr Amol Yadav. A pilot by profession, he has taken up the initiative of manufacturing of small aircrafts in India. pic.twitter.com/shiJMqDdmU
During a Make in India event in Mumbai in February 2016, Captain Yadav showcased his idea for building a fully indigenous model of a small experimental aircraft. However, the project ran into a few delays, including receiving a “Right to Fly” for the experimental project.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 21, 2019
PM @narendramodi is of the view that determined individuals like Captain Yadav embody the spirit and character of New India. When informed of the delays, concerned authorities were asked to take immediate action to ensure that all regulatory hurdles were removed. pic.twitter.com/nBGHmDli2Y— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 21, 2019
On meeting Captain Yadav, PM did not just congratulate him, but also asked him to keep Dreaming Big! pic.twitter.com/XX9S2YcUe6— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 21, 2019
After the conclusion of the meeting between PM Modi and Amol Yadav, the pilot spoke to news agency ANI and said "I am really happy that he was following the project and invited me to his house. He asked me if my dream has been fulfilled now. It was unexpected for me. He knows a lot about my project. He asked me several questions about the project and assured me of support. I have been working on this aircraft for 19 years.”