Dhananjay Joshi appointed Chairman of DIPA

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Dhananjay Joshi was appointed as the Chairman of the Digital Infrastructure Providers Association (DIPA). 

An Overview of the News

  • Dhananjay Joshi currently serves as the Managing Director and CEO of Summit Digital, a leading Indian telecommunications company.

  • He succeeds Akhil Gupta, who has served as Chairman of Bharti Enterprises and Chairman of DIPA since 2011.

  • Sandeep Girotra, CEO of American Tower India, was appointed as the new Vice President of DIPA.

  • These leadership changes will be effective from October 1, 2023.

  • The new leadership for the term 2023-24 was announced at the DIPA Annual General Meeting 2022-23.

  • Akhil Gupta has become the Patron Member of DIPA following the unanimous decision of the Executive Committee members.

About DIPA:

  • Founded in 2010 as the Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TIPA).

  • It was renamed the Digital Infrastructure Providers Association (DIPA) in 2020 to include a broader membership base.

Membership Diversity:

  • Represents a wide range of digital infrastructure companies in India.

  • This includes tower and telecom infrastructure providers, fiber optic cable deployers, data center operators, EV charging infrastructure providers, and equipment manufacturers.


  • Dedicated to promoting growth and development in India's digital infrastructure industry.

  • Advocating industry-friendly policies by collaborating with government and regulators.

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