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Over the past 25 years, Dana Anand India has developed into a leading supplier of axles, driveshafts, drivetrain products and genuine service parts. Dana Anand India Private Limited (DAIPL) is a collaboration, a joint venture of ANAND Group with Dana Incorporated, a global leader in driveshaft and drivetrain component sector. The joint-venture allows the company to make the most of the advanced engineering capabilities of SIPL and Dana engineers and develop world-class products.

Our Partners


Dana Holding Corporation, USA:
Dana is a global supplier of axles, drive-shafts, and structural sealing products, thermal management products as well as genuine service parts to more than 70 million vehicles annually. Based in Toledo, Ohio, the company employs a work force of about 22,500 people spread across 26 countries, with more than 50% of its total revenue – $7.6 billion – coming from outside the United States.

Dana provides high-quality automotive products across four areas – tyre management, transmissions, structural sealing, and thermal systems. With more than 14 technology centres strategically located across the world, Dana’s engineers use advanced resources to develop, design, test, and manufacture products to suit individual customer needs. The collaborative approach allows Dana to create everything from advanced single components to fully integrated modular systems.


In a world of changing expectations, the leadership at Dana Anand India continues to strengthen the values of ethics, people, society and environment inculcated by DANA Corporation and ANAND. With an unshakeable belief in the power of people, the leadership encourages employees to unleash their full potential to achieve the best results. Guided by the leadership, the team endeavours to build a truly innovation-led, customer-focused organisation.

Mr. Mahendra K Goyal
Mr. Mahendra K Goyal President and Managing Director
Kawal Jaggi
Kawal Jaggi Sr. Vice President and CFO Finance, SCMG and IT
NN Vakil
NN Vakil Sr. Vice President, Strategic Projects
MR Raghu
MR Raghu CTO & Sr. Vice President - Engineering & Innovation
Prabhakar Kunte
Prabhakar Kunte VP, Operational Excellence
Kaushik Trivedi
Kaushik Trivedi GM, BD and Program Management
Dayanand Deshmukh
Dayanand Deshmukh GM, Central Quality
Sanjay Patil
Sanjay Patil GM, Sourcing and Supply Chain
Mrs. Anjali Singh
Mrs. Anjali Singh Chairperson
Mr. Mahendra K Goyal
Mr. Mahendra K Goyal Managing Director
Mr. Sumit Bhatnagar
Mr. Sumit Bhatnagar Director
Mr. Saket Sapra
Mr. Saket Sapra Director
Mr. Michael B Bridenbaker
Mr. Michael B Bridenbaker Director
Mr. Michael Andrew Campbell
Mr. Michael Andrew Campbell Director
Mr. Gajanan Vithal Gandhe
Mr. Gajanan Vithal Gandhe Director
Mr. Timothy John Klaus
Mr. Timothy John Klaus Director
Mr. Naresh Moily
Mr. Naresh Moily COO and Head, Human Resources
Puneet Gupta
Puneet Gupta VP-In-Charge, Pantnagar and North Plants
Anand Joshi
Anand Joshi Plant Head, Jodhalli Plant
Sangram Singh Pardeshi
Sangram Singh Pardeshi Plant Head, Satara Plant
D Prabakaran
D Prabakaran DGM, Hosur After-Market Centre


Offer exceptional value to our stakeholders by providing superior drivetrain solutions to our customers.
  • First-in-the-mind of customer
  • #1 supplier to OEMs and aftermarket clients in India
  • Centre of manufacturing excellence for global component suppliers
  • Marketing and innovation-led organisation
  • Great Place to Work®


  • 1998:
    • Commenced exports from Jodalli plant
  • 1997:
    • Axle division visit by Dana Corporation legend, Mr. Southwood J. "Woody" Morcott, Former CEO and Chairman Dana Corporation
  • 1996:
    • Established Chakan plant (axles) at Pune
    • Introduced limited-slip differential and independent suspension front axles
    • Commenced the construction of plant at Satara, Maharashtra
  • 1995:
    • Established Jodhalli plant at Karnataka
    • Established Drive Shaft plant at Hosur, Tamil Nadu
    • Broke ground at Chakan plant
  • 1993:
    • Formed as a Joint Venture with Dana Incorporated and ANAND to provide driveline solutions in India.
  • 2010:
    • Foundation stone laying for the Gear plant by Mr. James Edward Sweetnam, President and CEO, Dana Holding Corporation and Mr. Deepak Chopra, CEO, ANAND Group
    • Introduced lube-for-life universal joint kits for medium and heavy commercial vehicles
    • Introduced electric disconnect for TATA Aria
  • 2008:
    • Received the Best Supplier (Delivery) award from TATA Motors for axles and driveshafts
    • Offered the first Dana-designed banjo axle for TATA Ace 0.75T
    • Supplied rear axles (M205 Banjo) for Mahindra & Mahindra’s Xylo
  • 2007:
    • Established Pant Nagar plant
    • Begun supply of compact parts to European clients
    • Received validation for compact assembly at Satara plant
  • 2004:
    • Commenced supplies for production part approval process for General Motors from Satara and Chakan plants
    • Shifted project and started export-oriented unit at Jodalli plant
  • 2003:
    • Established export-oriented unit at Chakan plant
    • Started supplying components for JLR T6 programme at Chakan plant
    • Commenced supplies for production part approval process for Ford from Satara and Chakan plants
  • 2020:
    • Dana Anand India, Satara plant, was felicitated by Ashok Leyland for its efforts to meet customer design requirements as well as to ensure defect free parts supply.
    • Dana Anand India have been recognised amongst India's 30 best workplaces as ‘India’s Best ANAND Group companies have been recognised as ‘India’s Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2020’ by Great Place To Work Institute - India.
  • 2019:
    • Dana Anand India gets listed amongst Top 100 companies as ‘India’s Best Companies to Work For 2019’ by Great Place to Work® Institute (Study by Economic Times)
    • Dana Anand India, Manesar plant was rated 'Rank 1 Vendor' by Maruti Suzuki for quality and delivery performances.
    • Dana Anand India received ‘Silver Award’ from Ashok Leyland in 'Cost Management' category during their Annual Supplier Conference held in Chennai.
    • Dana Anand India, Satara plant was felicitated with “Authenticate – Q” supplier award for the western region by Ashok Leyland for quality and reliability performance of products.
    • Dana Anand India, Jodhalli plant, received ‘Best Quality Performance Award’ and ‘Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Gold Certification’ from Caterpillar India at Building Construction Products (BCP) India Supplier Summit 2019.
  • 2018:
    • Jodalli plant was honored with Gold Award under SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Process) category for being the first supplier of CAT, Hosur Division. The senior management team from CAT India presented the award to Jodalli team.
    • Manesar plant received the 'Comprehensive Excellence Award 2017-18' by Maruti Suzuki for performance in quality and delivery.
    • Jodalli plant became the first supplier to Caterpillar, Hosur to received Gold Award under Supplier Quality Excellence Process category.
    • Felicitated with “Authenticate – Q” supplier award for the western region for quality and reliability performance of products.
    • Jodalli plant received ‘Golden Peacock Award for Energy Efficiency’ at the World Congress on Environment Management and Climate Change.
    • Recognised as one of the '25 Best Workplaces in Asia' for 2018 by Great Place To Work Institute.
    • Jodalli became the first supplier of the Hosur division of Caterpillar (CAT) to be honoured with the Gold Award under SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Process) category.
    • Golden Peacock Award for Occupational Health and Safety by Institute of Directors, India
    • Chakan plant was recently felicitated with the ‘Shrestha Suraksha Puraskar’ Silver Trophy award by The National Safety Council, India (NSCI) during its NSCI Safety Awards Ceremony 2017. The Dana Anand India team received the award from Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge), Labour and Employment, Govt. of India.
  • 2014:
    • Aftermarket Distribution Centre started at Hosur, Tamil Nadu.
  • 2013:
    • Completed one million hours of work without a lost-time case at Jodalli plant
    • Completed two years of work without a lost-time case at Satara
    • Completed of one year of work without a lost-time case at Pantnagar
    • Completed two million hours of work without a lost-time case at Chakan