MS Dhoni will be the brand ambassador of Garuda Aerospace

Jun 06, 2022 01:14 pm

Chennai-based aviation and aerospace component manufacturing firm Garuda Aerospace has signed Mahendra Singh Dhoni the former Indian cricket captain as a brand ambassador and a minority shareholder.

Dhoni said, “I’m happy to be a part of the firm and look forward to witnessing their growth story with the unique drone solutions they have to offer."

Garuda Aerospace is engaged in designing and building of unmanned aerial vehicles.

The company is developing low-cost drone solutions and is a ‘drone-as-a-software’ aggregator that designs impeccable drones for human and industrial work. Drone as a software or a service refers to the use of a drone for different applications or purposes. Having started in 2015, it has already made a significant mark on the drone industry.

Agnishwar Jayaprakash, founder and CEO of the firm said, “I’ve always been an ardent admirer of his and to have him as a part of the firm is a dream come true. He is the epitome of dedication and I firmly believe that having ‘captain cool’ on our cap-table adds tremendous value," he said.

The company said it has 300 drones and 500 pilots operating in 26 cities. The start-up aims to achieve business growth for all industries, regardless of the growth stage and wants to help combat the ever-worsening problem of climate change through personalized afforestation plans and AI data collection.