In June this year, Indian cricketing legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni invested an undisclosed amount in Garuda Aeospace, one of India’s most popular tech startups working in aviation and space, which is one of the market leaders in DaaS or drones as a service. space.

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The team, in collaboration with the former Indian cricket captain, has unveiled an “Indian-made camera drone” named “Droni” which has quite advanced and cutting-edge features, and will be primarily aimed at enthusiasts and consumers at looking for a Drone made in India. The Garuda Aerospace Drone is a quadcopter drone, which means it has four sets of propellers.

Technical details about the drone such as camera resolution, flight hours and battery life etc. are not available at the time of writing this article.

Garuda Aerospace has been providing drone solutions for agricultural pesticide spraying, solar panel cleaning, industrial pipeline inspections, mapping, surveying, public announcements and delivery services for years. In June, when Dhoni invested in the company, he was also signed as a brand ambassador for the Chennai-based drone startup.

In an official statement, the company’s founder and CEO, Agnishwar Jayaprakash, said the product will be available in the market by the end of 2022.

“Our Droni drone is indigenous and can be used for different surveillance purposes. It is efficient, transparent and of high quality from the point of view of technology and construction. By providing Indian made drones, we hope to not only become Aatmanirbhar for drone demand but also put India on the global map as a hub for top quality, safe and secure drones and solutions based on drones,” added Jayaprakash.

Along with the consumer Droni drone, Garuda Aerospace has also launched a new drone specially designed for farmers and farmers called Kisan Drone. The Kisan drone was designed with a particular focus on aerial application or aerial spraying and is capable of carrying out agricultural pesticide spraying over an area of ​​30 acres per day.


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