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RK University, Rajkot partners up with IG Drones to build world-class Drone Manufacturing Ecosystem in India

RK University and IG Drones have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a ‘Drone Centre of Excellence’. It complies with the provisions of the recently drafted National Education Policy, which has expanded the scope for imparting information about drone technology through vocational courses for various age groups.

Both sides have agreed to collaborate and align training infrastructure as part of this MoU, with the goal of upskilling youth & leveraging the world-class manufacturing at Rajkot and making them industry ready. With a new drone ecosystem in place and a fresh wave of 10 million trained young on the way, India will soon be the world’s Drone Hub.

The Indian manufacturing industry has begun to walk in the shoes of the virtual era and digitisation, as the global manufacturing industry is on the verge of a significant technological transition. In the middle of such a transformative period, the Rajkot industry is poised to take the next technological leap. Rajkot has attained manufacturing excellence with the use of an engineering process management system and speedier product conceptualization.

RK University was established with a view to be a leading educational organization imparting holistic education to help students become responsible world citizens who are sensitive to the needs of the society. It promotes participative-cum-partnership collaboration with industrial fronts & organizations like IG Drones, which provides enterprise drone solutions and pan-India training, to ensure an active participation in the industry. Utilizing the world class manufacturing ecosystem in Rajkot, will help contribute a significant portion in Drone Manufacturing in the entire ecosystem.

The MoU was signed between Denish Patel, Executive VP, RK University and Bodhisattwa Sanghapriya, CEO, IG Drones on Nov 19 which beamed a new varsity into the drone manufacturing ecosystem in India.

According to a PwC analysis published in January 2020, India is the world’s fastest-growing drone market, with sales expected to reach $885 million by 2021. It is also predicted to reach $1,810 million by FY 2026, representing a 14.61 percent CAGR.

This centre, which is aligned with the government’s Skill India and Atma Nirbhar Bharat programmes, will upskill & empower youth in the drone manufacturing sector. The IG Drones Centre of Excellence (CoE) is a programme aimed at skilling over 10 million students about the latest drone technology. IG Drones’ skill development programmes are aimed at making India self-sufficient and ushering in a paradigm shift that would see India become the world’s next Drone Manufacturing Hub.

India’s drone industry is catching up to that of other countries and gaining significant traction. According to 6Wresearch, the Indian UAV market is expected to develop at a CAGR of 18% in revenue from 2017 to 23. A recent research by the global market intelligence and advisory firm BIS, also stated that the Indian drone market is expected to reach $1.21 billion by the end of 2021.

With years of experience and expertise in enterprise drone solutions, design, and development, IG Drones will share the knowledge and technology to upskill the youth who possess immense capabilities to prove in the ongoing Industrial Revolution 4.0, according to Om Prakash Das, Co-founder of IG Drones.

As a result, it is critical to educate Indian young about drone technology in order to equip them with necessary knowledge and resources. The best way to do this is through a Center of Excellence. The CoE serves an important role in increasing students’ industrial awareness and providing placement chances in the same sector, in addition to providing them with vital skills and nurturing them with future-ready skills. With the introduction of PLI Incentive for the Drone Sector, this will surely open up new opportunities in the market.

They’re present all over the country starting from the head office at Delhi and branch offices at Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Assam, Bhubaneswar. Being awarded as the Best Drone Consultant, IG Drones is now the leading service provider in India.

“Technological adoption is a two-way affair,” Denish Patel said of the level of technological exposure accessible in Rajkot. Requirements must be channelled in order to achieve industrial excellence. We’ll be able to do so with the support of a partnership or teamwork.

IG Drones COE – It is an educational arm of India’s leading drone enterprise solution provider, IG Drones headquarters at Delhi. IG Drones COE aims to train and upskill the youth for the future of drone technology to make them industry ready and empower India’s drone ecosystem with advanced drone technology. Creating a drone ecosystem, currently it has been set up in different states in partnerships with various skill development wings & Academia’s. IG Drones has offices across 7 locations and has executed 220+ projects across 26+ states in India in 13 different industries. For more details, Visit: http://www.igdrones.com

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