Dana India's Gajanan Gandhe receives distinguished service award at IIT
Date: 08 Jan 2024
India announced that Gajanan Gandhe, the Country Head and Vice President, has
been bestowed with the Distinguished Service Award at the prestigious Indian
institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). This esteemed recognition was
presented during the institute's Annual Alumni Day held at VMCC on the campus.
Gandhe, a graduate in Civil Engineering from the class of 1986, received the
esteemed Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his outstanding
achievements. Beyond excelling in his chosen field, Gandhe has played a vital
and enduring role in advancing the institute. The award symbolizes the
institute's deep appreciation for Gandhe's lasting impact. His recognition
stands as a testament to the caliber of individuals emerging from IIT Bombay,
making substantial and lasting contributions.
at the helm of Dana India, Gajanan Gandhe leads business units, functional
teams, and plays a pivotal role in driving the company's strategic growth. His
responsibilities also include the implementation of the company's e-mobility
strategy in the geographic market, showcasing his leadership in a rapidly
evolving industry. Additionally, he contributes to Dana's vision as a member of
each of the company's India-based boards of directors.
Sudarshan, Deputy Director (Academic and Infrastructural Affairs) at IIT Bombay
expressed his profound gratitude for the invaluable contributions of IIT
Bombay's alumni during the event. He emphasised the diverse ways in which
alumni give back, including record-breaking donations, advisory roles, and
direct involvement as faculty members, underscoring their role in elevating the
institute's global reputation.
receiving the award, Gajanan Gandhe expressed gratitude, stating, "I am
truly humbled and grateful to be acknowledged with the Distinguished Service
Award by my mentors. I extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has been a
part of my professional and personal growth, and I look forward to continuing
our shared commitment to excellence."
Alumni Day 2023 at IIT Bombay serves as a testament to the institute's profound
legacy and the unwavering dedication of its alumni, showcasing their commitment
to excellence and global impact.