The use of drones in the healthcare industry has proven to be a game changer, saving valuable time and improving patient outcomes. The technology and expertise of Garuda Aerospace in the health sector have been leveraged in recent times, and with this Narayana Health will be able to transport bio medical samples quickly ensuring that patients receive timely diagnoses and treatments. This will also ensure to help the ones in remote and underserved areas too. During the pandemic, Garuda Aerospace used its emergency drones to deliver medicine and vaccinations to hospitals in partnership with Swiggy. The company’s White Knight drones delivered essential medicines and vaccinations to Bengaluru hospitals for ISRO in 2021, demonstrating their capability in providing timely and efficient medical delivery.
Speaking on the partnership, Agnishwar Jayaprakash, Founder and CEO, Garuda Aerospace said, “We are delighted to partner with Narayana Health and bring innovation to India’s healthcare sector by using Garuda Aerospace drones. Our aim is to improve access to critical medical supplies and support the delivery of high-quality healthcare to patients in need and in times of emergency. With this partnership, we are confident that we will be able to make a real difference in the lives of patients and communities across India. We are proud to be a part of this exciting journey.”
Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman & Executive Director, Narayana Health, said, “We are committed to delivering the best possible care to our patients. The use of drones to transport bio medical samples is a critical step in achieving that goal. By partnering with Garuda Aerospace, we are able to leverage their expertise to improve the delivery of medical supplies and enhance the quality of care we provide across. In the first phase, drones will be deployed in Bengaluru to transfer bio medical samples from Narayana Health City and HSR Layout on a daily basis. In the next 1 year, our network of 21 hospitals will have these services.”
Honorable PM Narendra Modi Ji simultaneously flagged 100 Kisan drones in 100 villages across India with live tracking, data collection, and processing. Garuda Aerospace has been the preferred drone partner for NDRF since the pandemic. Equipped with 400 drones and over 500 pilots across 84 cities, Garuda Aerospace is equipped to support different emergencies. Former captain of India’s national cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni unveiled a camera drone called Droni at The Global Drone Expo in Chennai and became the firm’s Brand Ambassador as well.