New Delhi: India’s leading drone startup, Garuda Aerospace continues to stay focused on its international expansion plans. Following its expansion in Malaysia through its partnership with HiiLSE Drones, Garuda Aerospace now makes an entry in Africa. A pioneer and market leader in drone intelligence, Garuda Aerospace will deploy drones for the agriculture sector, for the purpose of large scaling mapping, inspection and training for better agricultural output. The development further strengthens Garuda Aerospace’s industry position as a partner of choice for safe and trustworthy operations of drones in the agriculture sectors.
Committed to aiding a better tomorrow in the agricultural sector, Garuda Aerospace’s partnership with Harare Institute of Technology and Nyangani Virtual University in Zimbabwe will enable better farming techniques with the use of cutting-edge technology by both the government and private sector across the region. Through the partnership, Garuda Aerospace will also create job opportunities in the region.
Speaking on the expansion, Agnishwar Jayapraksh, Founder and CEO, Garuda Aerospace, said “At Garuda Aerospace, we are constantly on the lookout for partnerships that enable us to deploy drones for agricultural applications that empower the ecosystem and the farmers. With this partnership we aim to add value to the agriculture ecosystem by powering them with drones that are enabled with advanced AI, ML and deep learning technologies. Garuda Aerospace has transcended into India’s most valuable drone start-up and now aims to scale globally with meeting desired goals.”
Garuda Aerospace is one of India’s leading drone companies and manufacturers of 30 different types of drones and offers over 50 types of services such as precision agriculture spray, industry 4.0 upgradation services, structural damage inspection, warehouse management, seed dropping, solar panel cleaning, project monitoring, drone delivery of medicines for hospitals and drone delivery of packages for food during hard times.
The company has commenced its $30 million Series A round at $250 million valuation. Garuda Aerospace is currently India’s most valuable drone startup and is aiming to achieve unicorn status by 2023. Mahendra Singh Dhoni recently invested in Garuda Aerospace and has become the Brand Ambassador.