Pune, April 18, 2023: DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations Limited, a DGCA-certified drone pilot training company today announced its collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Ropar. This association will provide a learning environment and a culture of excellence that technologically enables innovative, socially conscious leaders who will make major contributions to the betterment of society at large.

The partnership is driven by the Department of Defence & Studies Research Centre of the IIT Ropar, a first of its kind in India. It aims at looking at training people from all walks of life to fly drones including personnel from the Indian Armed Forces. It also looks at setting up a CoE on Drone Technology to address the many research questions and problem statements concerning the use of drones in defense as well as civilian applications. The aim is to give a fillip to the development of a drone ecosystem in Punjab and its neighboring states in North India.