In a First Global Foray, Indian Defence Tech Startup CRON Systems Partners With Bangladesh Major GETCO

NEW DELHI, February 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Ties up with GETCO group to market its breakthrough perimeter surveillance products in Bangladesh market 

YourNest Investee IoT-based defence startup, CRON Systems to provide technology to Government and security agencies in Bangladesh for securing sensitive Bangladesh border 

YourNest Venture Capital investee, CRON Systems- an Internet of Things-based border security startup today announced its first global foray by entering into a partnership with Bangladesh-based GETCO group, one of the oldest engineering consultancy and services companies to provide technology for perimeter security along the sensitive Bangladesh borders. GETCO will provide marketing and channel support for some of the breakthrough perimeter security products of CRON systems that are already being successfully deployed by Indian paramilitary forces.

Through this partnership, CRON systems would be able to market and showcase its world-class perimeter surveillance products across all stakeholders including Bangladesh government, border security forces and other decision makers. CRON Systems is already providing border surveillance systems to Indian paramilitary forces in areas like Jammu & Kashmir and being tested in other sensitive border areas and also planning to target markets across Africa and Asia to build a truly Indian-grown defence technology startup. CRON systems products can be customized according to the end user requirements after immense ground trials and experience with the team, which allows them to focus on solving the problem on any global border. GETCO which is one of the oldest and largest business conglomerates in Bangladesh will support CRON Systems in marketing and after-sales services for its products. Post the success of its products in India, CRON systems is targeting huge opportunities along the sensitive and long Bangladesh border where its products highly complements the geographical and ecological terrain that is similar to India. With proven capabilities and customized product offerings, CRON Systems is looking to make inroads in scaling up its operations across the globe with focus on countries with highly sensitive border that can use CRON Systems technology to safeguard their borders with minimum resource deployment.

Mr. Tushar Chhabra CEO & Co-founder, CRON systems said, "We are very happy to announce our association with the prestigious GETCO group which is one of the most reputed and large engineering, consultancy & services companies in Bangladesh. CRON systems have the technological capability and global answers to sensitive border security issues. It is a matter of pride for CRON systems to contribute towards government's 'Make in India' initiative where we are exporting the high tech Indian manufactured products. India with large international border and diverse geographical terrain provides an ideal testing ground for such surveillance and security systems. India also provides for world-class human resource which is essential to develop such cutting-edge technology. This partnership has provided us a new market opening to showcase Indian technology on global stage."

Expressing his contentment, Mr. Shafquat Alam, Executive Director at GETCO, said, "We are delighted to partner with CRON systems which is one of the most respected Indian defence tech startup. The expertise which CRON systems possess in their team is highly commendable and they have prior experience in developing and implementing products that can be customized and deployed in terrains similar to Bangladesh. We were looking for a company which can provide the best perimeter security solutions according to our requirements and CRON systems have proven capability and products that can be deployed in a short period of time along the Bangladesh borders."

About CRON Systems  

CRON Systems is a disruptive startup within the multi-billion Dollar border defense space, developing state-of-the-art Intrusion Detection Systems that implement the latest technologies and designs at a fraction of the costs of other leading products in that space.

Its initial product line of defense - the KV series powered by Infrared and Laser - offering all-terrain, all-weather breach notification, has already been implemented at the Indo - Pak border and is receiving high praises from Border Security Forces (BSF). Currently, CRON Systems Research Lab is working on its next product line - Automated Drones and Smart Fencing - that will add an additional layer of defence to our borders and critical facilities and other sensitive areas.


About GETCO 

GETCO is one of the oldest and one of the large private limited companies based out of Bangladesh. Since its inception in 1972, GETCO has successfully concluded business in various sectors. Experienced, efficient, and dynamic leaderships are at the helm of the company's management hierarchy. A group of overseas-educated young professionals is supporting the management.

GETCO's aviation and defence division supplies products and provides services to Bangladesh defence forces. Over the years it has supplied various engines & equipment with spares and components, different types of arms and ammunitions to Bangladesh Defence forces. It also provides spares and components for aircrafts, helicopters to Bangladesh Air force.

GETCO provides sales, services, after-market support, consultancy services, etc. to government, semi-government, and private organizations. GETCO works in sectors like oil & gas, infrastructure, telecommunications, power, railways industry, etc. through various companies under the GETCO group.

GETCO represents world-class manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. GETCO is a licensed telecom operator doing business as Interconnection Operator (ICX) connecting all telecom operators in Bangladesh, International Gateway (IGW) Operator, International Internet Gateway (IIG), Nationwide Internet Service Provider (ISP) and IP Telephony Service Provider (IPTSP).

With a view to contribute to the national agricultural development and in turns to the development of the country, GETCO has its own research, development and production facilities of world-class seeds for regular and hybrid crops like vegetables, maize, rice etc. The main objective of this company is not to make profits but to serve the farmers - the lifeline of the country.


Media Contact:
Gaurav Jain
PR Consultant
Morning Star BrandCom LLP


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