Dhaksha

About Us

Dhaksha Unmanned Systems addresses the growing demand for advanced UAS technology, providing cutting-edge solutions to handle socio-economic challenges and meeting evolving needs of the society.

DHAKSHA UNMANNED SYSTEMS

Dhaksha took its conceptual flight in 2001 as an integral part of Anna University-MIT’s Centre for Aerospace Research (CASR). Named by the visionary Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the ex-President of India, Dhaksha remained a part of CASR until 2019, undertaking pivotal government projects.

In April 2019, Dhaksha officially became an independent private limited company, founded by MIT alumni. With a 10-year technology partnership with Anna University (Chennai) until 2028, Dhaksha stands as an exclusive Strategic Partner of Anna University, driving R&D, manufacturing, and marketing of drones for the global market.

The state-of-the-art factory and R&D center situated at Ambattur, Chennai (India), serves as hub for innovation and excellence. Dhaksha has partnered with CASR-RPTO, a DGCA approved drone pilot training organization which imparts professional training to eligible candidates to meet the growing demand for UAV operators.

In a landmark move in July 2023, Coromandel International Ltd, a distinguished entity in the Murugappa Group, acquired major stake in Dhaksha, marking a new chapter in our journey of excellence and growth.

DHAKSHA is an End-to End solution provider in the field of UAS/UAV Technology from Concept Design to Manufacturing & After-market operational support services, viz.,

Milestones & Key Achievements

2019

Incorporated as Pvt Ltd company

2021

Winner of Drone Architecture award in Mehar Baba Swarm Drone Competition conducted by Indian Airforce

2022

Obtained Type Certification for differentiated Agri Spraying drone which is propelled by IC engine

2023

Holds Type Certification for 4 different types of drones

2023

Coromandel International Ltd. acquired major stake in Dhaksha

2023

Bagged bulk orders for Agri Drones from Input companies and Logistic drones for Defence application.

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