Telangana Medicines From the Sky Project Ropes in Skye Air & DroneAcharya under Flipkart Air consortium

by | Oct 3, 2021

New Delhi, 30th September 2021: Skye Air Mobility, as a part of the Flipkart Air consortium has kick started its delivery demonstrations for the Government of Telangana’s prestigious “Medicines from the Sky” Project. Like the earlier trial runs, these drone trials are being conducted in real-time with the delivery of real vaccines and medicines to hard-to-reach areas.

These BVLOS demonstration have started on 27thSeptember in Vikarabad, Telangana and shall continue till 3rd October, during which several healthcare related use cases will be showcased by the Flipkart Air consortium. The consortium comprises of Flipkart, Skye Air, DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations, Altitude Angel and Alternative Global (in partnership with Bagmo).

The consortium led by Flipkart Internet, would see Skye Air and DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations leading the operations for the Medicines from the Sky project.

Flipkart is the leading Indian e-commerce company, headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka and have been significantly involved in innovating new business solutions.

Giving a detailed insight into the ongoing trials for the Medicines from the Sky project, Mr. Swapnik Jakkampudi, Co-Founder, Skye Air Mobility said, “It’s been a fabulous journey so far for us, Skye Air One has proven to be the most reliable drone in India by completing 125 deliveries in real case scenarios. We are very excited to partner with Flipkart and contribute in this beginning of a longer journey. In the next 1 week, we anticipate to complete over 60 deliveries and test multiple use cases in the healthcare sector.”

Skye Air is the leading drone delivery tech firm with base of operations in Hyderabad and New Delhi. Skye Air specializes in drone delivery solutions and its flagship drone, Skye Air One is the most reliable delivery drone in India within the small category.

Mr. Prateek Srivastava, Founder & CEO of DroneAcharya, said, “Drone deliveries are going to revolutionize the ecommerce, healthcare and disaster response sectors as they increase the efficiency of last mile deliveries in terms of speed and accuracy through precision landing and delivery. Being an Indian company, this initiative is a major step in supporting the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.”

DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations is a data – driven company, having expertise in Drones, Satellites and GIS. Specializing in carrying out drone surveys, data processing, web and mobile app development and training and consultancy, they have developed solutions across Govt. and Pvt. organizations.

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