With the help of the platform, GHMC chief entomologist, additional commissioner sanitation and commissioner can monitor entire fumigation operations from their offices.
The company had earlier developed customised drones for anti-mosquito operations on lakes and nalas and the same is now being extended for disinfectant operations in public places, where there is high possibility of virus existence
The accelerator programme attracted 120 applications from across India and after an extensive review of the top 30 social enterprises and online interviews, Marut Drones has been selected in the healthtech space besides 15 other companies across healthtech, agritech and edutech segments
The Hyderabad companies that made a cut to the list include Marut Dronetech, UrbanKisaan, Skyroot Aerospace, ThickShake Factory, AdOnMo.
A few rural innovators gave a 'desi' twist and came up with several simple equipment that can aid farmers in tilling the land, sowing seeds and even plucking the weed from paddy fields
These startups were selected from 140 applications and were in the areas of empowerment of women and girls, agriculture, healthcare, education, climate change and resilient cities, etc.
Prem Kumar Vislawath, founder and CEO, Marut Drones, told Telangana Today, “Forest health assessment is one of the applications we can cater to.
Marut Drones founder and CEO Prem Kumar Vislawath told Telangana Today, “Hyderabad’s lakes are witnessing mosquito infestations and the surroundings have become high risk areas for dengue, malaria and chicken gunya.
The civic body used custom-made 10-litre capacity drones for spraying the herbal herbicide, including neem, citrodora and cow dung.