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Manoj G. TirodkarMr. Manoj G. Tirodkar, founder of the Global Group is a first generation entrepreneur. He is widely recognised for his efforts towards creating an efficient and environment friendly telecom industry. He has been championing the cause of Shared telecom infrastructure model and Green Telecom.

Global Group is India's leading business group focused on Network Services, Shared Telecom Infrastructure.

The Group has two companies – GTL Limited and GTL Infrastructure Limited that are listed on Indian Stock Exchanges (BSE & NSE).

The Group has a tower portfolio of about 28000 towers. The Group has operations across Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East.

Under his leadership, Global Group companies have partnered with leaders in technologies like Qualcomm, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks, Huawei, ZTE etc to offer Network services across the world.

As part of his vision for a cleaner and greener environment, Global Group is focussing on reducing the carbon footprint by investing in solutions that improve the energy efficiency in the telecom.

A firm believer in Corporate Social Responsibility, Mr. Manoj Tirodkar supports a number of causes through Global Foundation. He takes keen interest in educating under privileged children in rural India, improving their health and helping the cause of visually challenged.

Mr. Tirodkar received several awards and recognitions for his contribution to industry and entrepreneurship. He is the first Indian to win the prestigious “World Young Business Achiever Award 2000” (WYBA) presented by Worldcom group. He also won the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Young Entrepreneur Trophy and Telecom Man of the year.