Signpost India is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Deepa Malik as an Independent Director. With the company rapidly expanding, this move signifies the strengthening of the Board by incorporating diverse expertise from individuals with a global perspective.
As a trailblazing Indian athlete, Dr. Deepa Malik holds the distinction of being the first Indian woman to secure a medal in the Paralympic Games. She has received numerous accolades, including the Arjuna Award in 2012, the esteemed Padma Shri Award in 2017, and the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in 2019. She has won 58 national medals and 23 international medals in various disciplines.
She is the ‘Clean India’ brand ambassador for NMDC, expert consultant for Disability Inclusive Accessible Infrastructure for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs’ ‘Smart Cities’ project and the President of the Paralympic Committee of India.
Signpost India has been at the forefront of innovative and sustainable advertising. At its core, it is a community propelled by a shared dedication to catalyzing change and enhancing lives. Dr. Deepa Malik’s inclusion is symbolic of this vision. An athlete par excellence, she has not only brought glory to India on the global sporting stage but has also been an influential voice in promoting inclusive growth and accessible infrastructure in India’s urbanization journey.
Commenting on the appointment, Founder-Director of Signpost India, Shripad Ashtekar, said, “Dr. Malik’s unparalleled experience in sports and her dedication to inclusive growth, aligns perfectly with our company’s vision. We are confident that her insights and leadership will immensely contribute to our journey ahead.”
Dr. Malik added, “I’m thrilled to join Signpost India as an Independent Director. It’s a union of shared visions. I’m honoured to be associated with a company that shares a commitment to innovation and positive change. I look forward to embarking on this transformative journey and contributing to its continued growth.”