Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, announced this while releasing the Press in India Report 2015-16 prepared by RNI
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | January 3, 2017
Dainik Bhaskar, published by DB Corp Limited (DBCL), has become the nationâ€™s largest circulated multi-edition daily. The company also publishes Divya Marathi and Saurashtra Samachar. This was shared by Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting, while releasing the Press in India Report 2015-16 prepared by the Registrar of Newspapers of India (RNI).
Dainik Bhaskar is the flagship publication of Dainik Bhaskar Group, which enjoys a readership of nearly 44 million across 14 states with five newspapers and 62 editions.
This year Dainik Bhaskar was ranked the worldâ€™s fourth largest circulated daily by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in its World Press Trends 2016 report. Audit Bureau of Circulation, in its latest audit report of Jan-Jun 2016, also ranked Dainik Bhaskar as Indiaâ€™s largest circulated daily.
Girish Agarwal, Director, Dainik Bhaskar Group, said, â€śThis is truly a great moment for us. All our hard work and sincere efforts has culminated into this recognition and in being crowned the undisputed leader by RNI. We take this opportunity to thank our readers who continue to demonstrate immense trust in Dainik Bhaskar and have integrated us so strongly into their daily lives. We also thank all our associates who have supported us through our journey that started at a very modest scale. We are excited about the future and look forward to working even harder towards our mission of being a key partner and enabler of Indiaâ€™s socio-economic transformation.â€ť
Vinay Maheshwari, SVP - Sales and Market Development and Brand Marketing, Dainik Bhaskar, said, â€śThis achievement is a resultant of our reader-centric approach which forms the core of our editorial and operational philosophy. We are very excited and understand that as a team we need to bring even more efforts to live up to this acknowledgement. This also speaks of our endeavours to constantly bring the best quality content, create the right kind of product and promotion mix for our associates, all the while ensuring total adherence to stringent quality management systems.â€ť