Belousov headed the rights committee on drones

2023-02-22

Belousov headed the rights committee on drones

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed the order to approve the composition of the governmental commission on the development of unmanned aerial systems. The document was published on Monday on the official portal of legal information.

Under the order, First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov was appointed as the chairman of the commission, while his deputy - Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov.

The members of the rights committee also included Maksim Oreshkin, the assistant of the Russian President on economic issues; Alexander Beglov, the governor of St.Petersburg; Vyacheslav Gladkov, the governor of Belgorod region; Rustam Minnikhanov, the head of Tatarstan; Oleg Bocharov, the deputy minister of industry and trade; Vladislav Davankov, the deputy chairman of the State Duma of Russian Federal Assembly; Dmitry Kim, the deputy minister of digital development, communication and mass communication; Irina Okladnikova, the first deputy minister of finance of Russian Federation.

About the Commission

Commission on the development of unmanned aerial vehicles was established in the government of Russia on February 13. It represents a permanent government body that coordinates various agencies, and interacts with the industry community to develop and implement the main directions of state policy in the development of unmanned aerial systems in Russia, including in the field of science, technology and innovation.

The main task of the commission is preparation of coordinated proposals for realization of state policy in this sphere. In particular they concern development of use of drones; organization of development, production, certification and exploitation of such systems and means of protection from illegal use; integration of unmanned aviation systems and vessels into the airspace; ensuring availability of such services for citizens and companies, as well as reduction of unreasonable restrictions, training of specialists and some other issues.

In addition, the scope of duties of the commission includes defining a unified state policy for the development of unmanned aviation systems; informing, educating and involving legal and physical persons; stimulating and supporting developers; creating conditions for the development of unmanned aviation as an independent economic sector.

Meetings of the commission are held as necessary, but at least once a quarter.




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