Bengaluru 4th April 2024: Bengaluru-based drone startup Squadron Infra and Mining’s in-house Research and Development (R&D) unit has been officially recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. This esteemed recognition is a testament to Squadrone’s unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence in research for drone-based Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning surveillance technologies. Incidentally, Squadron played a pivotal role in the recent successful rescue mission of trapped miners at the Silkyara Tunnel, Uttarakhand.

“This recognition from DSIR is a significant milestone for our R&D efforts in drone-based Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning surveillance technologies. It validates our efforts in pushing the boundaries of scientific research and development. We are proud to contribute to India’s growing stature as a global R&D hub. The recognition by DSIR is more than an accolade; it is a responsibility that Squadrone embraces. We are dedicated to continuing its pursuit of excellence, driving innovation, and contributing to the nation’s scientific and industrial growth” said Cyriac Joseph, CEO, Squadrone Infra and Mining Pvt. Ltd.

This recognition not only endorses Squadrone’s capabilities in pioneering research but also makes it eligible for various fiscal incentives offered by the Government of India. These incentives are designed to encourage the industry’s participation in R&D and foster a culture of innovation and technological advancement.