IIT Roorkee to provide drone training in India
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITRoorkee), an institute of national importance; Garuda Aerospace, a leading drone registered with Start-Up, Chennai; and AGROB, an agri-ecosystem registered under Start-Up India and MSME, Gurgaon signed a long term partnership agreement to jointly address the growing demand for indigenous Drone Pilots in the rapidly developing Indian Drone Ecosystem.
In order to synergize efforts and seek expert services for the mutual benefit of all three parties, the organizations formed a tripartite to formalize the work under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Promoting interaction between the parties in mutually beneficial areas of upcoming drone technologies in the principal technical and research areas of Software, Robotics, Digital solutions, Drone Pilot Training, Demos, and other related areas in AI-based solutions and initiating joint (pilot) projects.
IIT Roorkee will be providing the application-based solution i.e., AI-based monitoring, among others. AGROB and Garuda will be providing a real-time implementation.
AGROB India Private Limited focuses on building agricultural and technological products and services. It has also established its global presence through export-import, e-marketplace, and aims to manufacture, sell and service cost-effective Drones with research support and provide Drone pilot training in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) industry. Thus, leading to the cost-effective management of drone integration and adoption.
Furthermore, Garuda Aerospace Private Limited focuses on the design, building, and customization of UAVs or drones for various applications. Catering to diverse needs such as agricultural survey, mapping, reconnaissance, and surveillance. Garuda also conducts Drone Pilot training, sale of drones, and demos.