IoTechWorld Avigation, one of the leading players in the agri-drone industry, has set a target to sell 3,000 agricultural drones this fiscal year, as it looks to expand its reach into the export market.
Deepak Bhardwaj, co-founder, IoTechWorld said, “We sold around 500 agri drones during the last fiscal year as against 100 drones in 2021-22.” He further added that the demand has come majorly from agrochemical players, agriculture universities and other government bodies.
Commenting on the this, Anoop Kumar Upadhyay, Director at IoTechWorld said, “We are seeing lot of opportunities for use of drones in precision agriculture and forest management.”
Bengaluru based startup was founded in 2016 by a team of young entrepreneurs. The company has been making waves in the agri-tech space, with its innovative products and solutions. In order to make better decisions and to improve crop yields, the company set out to develop drones which could gather real time data to the farmers.
Over the years, IoTechWorld Avigation has maintained a strong reputation for its high-quality drones and excellent after-sales service. With a wide range of products which include fixed-wing drones, quadcopters, and hybrid drones, catering to the diverse needs of farmers. These drones have advanced sensors, cameras, and other cutting-edge technologies that enable them to capture accurate data on crop health, soil moisture, and other vital parameters.
With the Indian agriculture sector undergoing a digital transformation, IoTechWorld Avigation is poised for rapid growth.
The startup has successfully penetrated the Indian market and is now looking to spread over in other countries such as USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
June 2022, IoTechWorld Avigation Pvt Ltd was awarded the first Type Certificate (TC) under drone rules, 2021 by the Civil Aviation Ministry.