Dhaksha Unmanned Systems Delivers 'Kisan Drones' to IFFCO

Chennai, 08 November 2023 – Dhaksha Unmanned Systems Pvt Ltd., a leading Chennai-based drone manufacturing company and subsidiary of Coromandel International Ltd., announced the commencement of deliveries for its ‘Agri Drones,’ also known as ‘Kisan Drones,’ to IFFCO.

Dhaksha’s ‘DH-Agrigator-E10 Plus’ is a cutting-edge Kisan drone equipped with a 10-liter spray tank and a powerful 25,200 mAh battery that allows it to cover up to 3 acres on a single charge. These drones are equipped with advanced features such as FPV cameras, obstacle and terrain sensors, Return-to-Launch (RTL) functionality on low battery or low liquid levels, making it a versatile e tool for modern agriculture

“We are excited to announce the beginning of deliveries to IFFCO, one of the leading agricultural cooperatives in the country,” said Mr. Ramanathan Narayanan, CEO, Dhaksha Unmanned Systems. “Our ‘Kisan Drones’ have been specifically designed and certified to meet IFFCO’s stringent technical requirements, and we are proud to support their mission of enhancing agricultural productivity and sustainability.”

Officials from IFFCO were present during the commencement of the delivery of the first lot of drones, signifying strong partnership between the companies and in adopting the drone technology from Dhaksha for deployment in the agriculture sector.

About Dhaksha

Dhaksha, incorporated in 2019, is a leading player in the drone space in India, provides a complete range of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) technology solutions for different applications covering agriculture, defence, surveillance and delivery, amongst others. Based out of Chennai, the company has over the years developed expertise in drone R&D, testing, manufacturing, and customer support. In addition to having developed capability to manufacture battery-operated drones, Dhaksha is the only company in India to manufacture petrol engine-based drones. It also offers Remote Pilot training services in partnership with Anna University. The company had been shortlisted under the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for drone manufacturing.

For more details, visit www.teamdhaksha.com

About Coromandel

Coromandel International Limited is amongst India’s pioneers and leading Agri solutions provider, offering diverse products and services across the farming value chain. It operates in two major segments: Nutrient and other allied businesses and Crop Protection. These include Fertiliser, Crop Protection, Bio Products, Specialty Nutrients and Organic businesses. The Company is 2nd largest manufacturer and marketer of Phosphatic fertiliser in India. The Company’s Crop Protection products are marketed in India as well as in international geographies, offering wide range of technical and formulation products. The Specialty Nutrients business of the Company focuses on water soluble fertiliser and secondary & micronutrients segments. The Company is leading marketer of Organic fertiliser in India. The Bio Products business of the company focusses on plant extractions for various applications. It also operates a network of around 750+ rural retail outlets across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Through these Retail outlets, the Company offers farming services including crop advisory, soil testing and farm mechanization to around 3 million farmers. The Company has a strong R&D and Regulatory setup, supporting the businesses in process development and new product introduction. The Company has 18 manufacturing facilities, producing wide range of Nutrient and Crop Protection products, which are marketed through an extensive network of dealers and its own retail centers.

The Company clocked a turnover of Rs.29,799 Crores during FY22-23. Its efforts towards environment have been well recognized by international organizations like UNDP and has also been voted as one of the ten greenest companies in India by TERI. Coromandel is a part of the INR 742 billion (INR 74,220 Crores) of the Murugappa Group. For more details, visit www.coromandel.biz

Source – PNI

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