You are welcome with your UAV in India. 


Maximum take-off weight: Above 250 gram you have to following UAV rules
Maximum hight: 120 meters 393 ft. 

Maximum horizontal distance: In build-up areas 450 meters / 1,476 ft. outside: 750 meters / 2,460.

Insurance: Liability insurance obligated

Distance Airports/Heliports: 5 km 3.18 miles

Distance Borders: Not within 50 km / 31 miles from Borders

Fireproof tag: Obligated, with Name, Adres, telephone number.  Order it here.

Maximum UAVs: A Pilot may only fly one UAV at a time 

Sea Distance: Not further then 500 meters / 1,640 ft from Coastline

Minimum age: 18 years

Night fligts: Obligated

Prohibited: not above humans, animals, buildings, beaches, buildings military objects, government buildings. 


Special attention:  - Not within 5 km van Vijay Chowk in Delhi

                                - Do not fly in Wild or National parks, or above a Zoo

                                - Use a UAV only when it can register a flight log.

                                - UAV must have a GPS and Return to home

                                - UAV must have lights. 

No-fly zones in India

  • The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan , Delhi.
  • Parliament Building,
  • Prime Minister's residence, and other important centers in New Delhi.
  • The airspace around many Defence and Indian Air Force bases
  • The Tower of Silence, Mumbai.
  • Mathura Refinery
  • Tirupathi Tirumala Andhra pradesh
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre


Useful Link: Ministry of Civil Aviation