‘Will set up 1,000 drone hubs in 2 years:’ Drone destination | India News

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NEW DELHI: UAV training major Drone Destination on Tuesday said it plans to establish 250 fixed and mobile “Drone Hubs” over the next three months and raise this number to over 1,000 by 2026. Speaking about his growth plans, Drone Destination chairman Alok Sharma said: “A pan India rollout of ‘Drone Hub on Wheels’ will offer ‘EverythingDrones’ with a focus on turnaround time – from Drones / Drone Services to after-sales and training.Each pilot is trained on multiple skills like ‘Drone Dost’ providing drone services like agri-spray, ‘Drone Doctor ’ for fixing out-of-action drones, and ‘Drone Guru’ for training local youth on drones. The offerings launched today will provide indigenous solutions for the drone industry in the country, in line with the PM’s call for ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.”
Sharma says his company will provide end-to-end solutions for the drone ecosystem.
“Our Drone Hub on Wheels will offer integrated services like sales, repairs & maintenance and training. A partnership with Hubblefly Batteries has evolved “new drone batteries” which will be used by Drone Destination for all its Drone activities, he added. Drone Soccer Association of India (DSAI) is a founding member of FIDA (Federation of Internation Drone Soccer Association). The first Drone Soccer World Cup Championship will be held in Korea in 2025 and DSAI in association with Drone Destination will send an Indian Representative Team for the same. Drone Destination MD Chirag Sharma said: “…we are confident of supercharging the company’s growth and creating an impact that shall be visible across multiple industries from – agriculture, survey and mapping, smart cities, infrastructure like rail, road, port, telecom, power, utilities, BFSI to logistics and delivery and much more. Also, by combining new-age technology like AI with drone technology, we see ourselves delivering substantial ESG outcomes for businesses.”

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