Planys Technologies

Company Brief

Registered in June 2015, Planys Technologies is an Indian deep technology startup providing underwater robotic inspection and survey solutions using indigenously manufactured remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Planys is the pioneer of underwater robotic inspection for industrial sectors in India. an IIT Madras incubated company that provides submersible robotic inspection and survey solutions using Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). Incubated at IIT Madras, Planys is headquartered out of Chennai where it indigenously designs and manufactures compact ROVs.


Planys was founded by IIT Madras alumni and faculty who have been working together on various projects since 2012.


Planys brings world-class technology and cutting-edge innovations in underwater robotics and diagnostics in the shallow-mid depth segment. Planys’ technology spans the domains of marine robotics, advanced Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE), and post-inspection analysis. Planys provides a holistic service offering to customers through a design level fusion of ROV manufacture, operations and structural diagnostics. Planys is the first and currently the only OEM of ROVs in the Indian Sub-continent.

Founding Team

Tanju Jhunjunwala, CEO
Vineet Upadhyay, CTO
Rakesh Srikonda, Co-Founder
Dr Prabhu Rajagopal, Co-Founder
Dr. Krishnan Balasubramanian, Co-Founder

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