According to a civil aviation ministry estimate, India’s drone sector will achieve a turnover of Rs 12,000-15,000 crore by 2026. Drone Rules 2021 have abolished several forms and permissions to encourage the growth of India’s drone industry. Delhi based startup IG Drones is leading the way in this journey with and is currently India’s leading Enterprise Drone Solution provider for drone surveying, mapping & inspection by industry experts. IG Drones has partnered with multiple State Governments & 30 of the biggest PSU’s & MNC’s and has executed more than 250 Projects with head offices in Delhi and branch offices in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Bangalore & Bhubaneswar.
The Founders Bodhisattva and Om Prakash started their journey started from Project VSLV–India’s First Multipurpose Student Rocketry Mission recognized by Limca Book of Record while continuing their engineering from India’s 15th oldest engineering institute VSSUT (UCE Burla). The Project was Undertaken by ISRO and was appreciated by honorable prime minister Narendra Modi in Mann ki Baat Program. Under their vivid leadership, the team has got many laurels from NASA, ISRO, DRDO, and BRICS.
IG Drones is Leaders in Enterprise Drone & Data Analytics in provide highly accurate & detailed GIS Survey, Topographic survey, Drone Inspection, Drone Mapping, Powerline Monitoring, Smart City Survey, Road Inspection & Survey, Mines Survey, Flood Assessment, Asset Monitoring, Solar Thermal Inspection, Security and Surveillance, Crop Health Monitoring, Volumetric Measurement, Drone 3D Mapping & Modelling, Aerial Photography & Videography.
According to leading consulting firm PWC India the expected growth of drone space in India by 2023 will stand at an approximate CAGR of 18%. Therefore, we can confidently say that India has a good deal of potential to make itself a global drone hub by the financial year of 2030.
IG Drones is selected by The Ministry of Civil Aviation as one of the 14 firms under the Union government’s Rs 120 crore Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for manufacturing of drone and drone components. To empower the agricultural sector in India and in line with the PM’s Kisaan Drone Vision IG Drones Has Launched IG Drones Kisaan with an aim to empower 50M Kisaan across India.
“We operate across segments and provide world-class service with our expertise Due to huge demand and market growth, the number of drone start-ups in the country has jumped 34.4 percent between August 2021 and February 2022. India now boasts of 220 drone startups but with our expertise in the field of analytics driven solutions, we are an edge ahead and are preferred partners for most of our clients. We have been doing progress monitoring work for Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train project and have done for Purvachal Highway and Continuously Monitoring India’s Longest bridge connecting Aruchachal Pradesh to mainland India” said COO and Co-founder Om Prakash Das.
The IG Drones Drone Centre of Excellence (CoE) is a program aimed to induct 10 million Micro-Entrepreneurs and Industry professionals with IG Drones Software, hardware, and Operating Procedures. IG Drones has partnered with FICCI, ESSCI, and corporate houses like Adani, JK group to establish these centers across India to strengthen the presence on the ground.
As said by CEO and Co-founder Bodhisattva Sanghapriya, “In last 3 Years we have grown 9X in terms of revenue and 20x in terms of client base and have executed projects across 26 states in India. We aim to multifold our clientele this year and ramp up our operations with key hires across segments. Our focus is always to provide quality solutions and on-time execution to bring operational efficiency to the clients. 75% of our clients are repeat customers and make a significant portion of revenue.”
IG Drones have clients across India like – the Department of Atomic Energy, Indian Railways, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Powergrid, Coal India, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd. , Surat Metro, The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), The World Bank, Reliance Power, Adani, Sekura, Indigrid, Transrail, JSW, Aditya Birla, Jindal, Arcelor Mittal Aditya Birla Renewables, Indian Oil, Jakson, IL&FS, MCL, Humanitarian Aid International (HAI), OMC, OBCC, OCC and many more.
IG Drones SaaS Platform will cater the Visual Data Management enabling Data Capture, Processing, Analysis & Sharing of drone & various geospatial projects. The platform also enables monitoring, tracking, and collaborating of various stakeholders ranging from field to office in a standardized manner in project life cycle.
IG Drones maps the unmapped and explores the unexplored area and captures the data and processes the same on its platform and generates analytics to help industries to optimize their cost. Thus, Businesses can increase speed and efficiency by adopting drones in planning management, progress monitoring and O&M stage of a project. With optimized data analysis SaaS platform, IG Drones combine the drone, satellite, manually collected data and IoT and other sensory network data to produce results for stakeholders to take right decisions.
With intelligent data analysis solutions, IG Drones empowers industries by Reducing & eliminating risks of manual inspection, project delays & non-compliance
Awarded by Airwards, the first panoptic global awards program of its kind dedicated to identifying, recognizing and championing the breadth of positive drone use cases from around the world as the as best drone startup organization of India
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IG Drones is currently raising its Pre-series A funding and in advance level discussion with investment for its growth plan across India and beyond.