About us

We enjoy developing technology solutions that push the limits

ideaForge is India’s largest manufacturer of drones for defence, homeland security and industrial applications. Founded in 2007 by IIT-Bombay alumni, the organization has a consistent market share of over 90% in the Security & Surveillance segment. The organization is a licensed manufacturer of UAVs approved by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

ideaForge is the first organization to indigenously develop and manufacture Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) UAVs in India. It is the pioneer in the UAV industry in India and has multiple IPs to its credit, including the then world’s lightest autopilot in 2009. Currently, the organization has deployed over 1000 systems and has trained over 3000 pilots in services including Indian Army, Navy, Air-Force, all CAPFs (CRPF, BSF, NSG, etc), State Police Forces, Indian Railways, TAFE, NTPC, DRDO, L&T and many more.

A vertically integrated organization with in-house R&D, design, software, manufacturing, services, and training operations, ideaForge delivers world class end-to-end solutions for an array of drone requirements in defence, homeland security and enterprise sectors. The company is continually innovating and experimenting to transform its aerial platforms, to offer greater performance, higher reliability, and autonomy.

What are we all about

Creating high performance, safe and autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems that enhance productivity and security

A company that embodies energy, vision, and
eco-friendly technology

Creating and inspiring
cutting-edge solutions

Encouraging fearless ideation through open culture

Focusing on deep
understanding of fundamentals

Leadership team

We strive to make a difference in people’s lives

Ankit Mehta

Co-Founder & CEO

Ankit completed his B.Tech and M.Tech (Dual degree, Specialization: Computer Aided Design and Automation) in 2005, from IIT-Bombay. An innovator at heart, he loves to solve problems and believes in implementing the right solution, no matter the origin.

Rahul Singh

Co-Founder & VP Engineering

Rahul completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 2006, from IIT-Bombay. An engineer par excellence, he always delves into the inner workings of a product and strives to surpass expectations.

Ashish Bhat

Co-Founder & VP R&D

Ashish completed his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering in 2006 from IIT-Bombay. A technologist to the core, he enjoys developing tightly integrated to-the-point technology solutions.

Vipul Joshi

Co-Founder & VP Operations

Vipul graduated with an MBA from the University of Business and Finance, Switzerland, in 2008. A highly motivated people’s person, he endeavors to add value to people’s lives and keeps the rotors spinning.