DB Corp Ltd
About us
D B Corp Ltd. is engaged in printing and publication of Newspaper in four languages across 14 states, in Radio Business with "My FM" Radio station in 7 states and 17 cities along with strong web presence in India. Only media house to enjoy leadership at multiple states, in multiple languages and with well diversified readership.'Dainik Bhaskar', the flagship Newspaper brand is established since 1958.
Our Coverage
49% of Indian urban Population resides in D B Corp Market across 14 states .Our Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar is present in 12 states with 37 editions. Our Gujarati Newspaper Divya Bhaskar is present in Gujarat and Maharashtra with 7 editions. Our Marathi Newspaper Divya Marathi is present in Maharashtra with 7 editions. We also have presence in English Daily through franchisee model of DNA.
Consistency & Growth
  • 14 States

  • 37 editions of Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi Daily)

  • 7 editions of Divya Bhaskar (Gujarati Daily)

  • 7 editions of Divya Marathi (Marathi daily)
Infrastructure
  • Only language paper in India having installed high techno quality KBA machines from Germany capable of printing 72 pages all color with 255000 copies per hour
  • 50 state of art printing plant spread across 14 states
  • 25 Premium editions in various state with full color capacity
  • Overall color printing capability of 83.77% across all plants
Dainik Bhaskar
  • More than 50 year old flagship Hindi newspaper of Dainik Bhaskar Group
  • Only Hindi newspaper to have clear leadership in all its major markets with well diversified readership across various states
  • Spread in 12 states with 37 editions and 163 district editions
Divya Bhaskar
  • Became No.1 from Day 1 of it's launch in June 2003, out placing more than 50 year old local Gujarati newspaper in Ahmedabad city and became a case study at IIM Ahmedabad
  • Largest circulated Gujarati newspaper (certified by ABC)
  • Present in Gujarat and Mumbai with 7 editions and 28 district editions
Divya Marathi
  • D B Corp Ltd has begun its journey in Maharashtra with the launch of Marathi language newspaper Divya Marathi newspaper in Amravati , Maharashtra on 11th August, 2013.
  • The newspaper has emerged as the most popular paper in the city from day 1 of its launch.
  • Present in 1 state with 7 editions , Aurangabad, Nashik, Jalgaon , Ahmednagar, Solapur, Akola and Amravati.
MYFM
  • Launched in 2006, now present at 17 stations in 7 states
  • Strong Competitive advantage because of knowledge of consumers & advertisers due to presence of our newspapers in these markets
  • Radio business achieved EBIDTA margin of 40% in FY 2013-14. It has attained PAT of 140 mn with margin of 17.5%.
DB Digital
Magazines
  • Aha Zindagi: Aha Zindagi is the new age family magazine on Positive Living , itís content revolves around body, mind and soul.
  • Bal Bhaskar: Magazine is a hit amongst the kids
  • Lakshya: Career and Professional Grooming monthly
  • Young Bhaskar: Fortnightly 40 page issue packed with information and inspiration
TAJ Initiative
I Media Corp Ltd (IMCL), a subsidiary of DB Corp Ltd which is providing integrated and mobile interactive services, was appointed the exclusive media and marketing partners of the N7W (new 7 wonders of the world) campaign in India. IMCL maintains web portal in the name of Bhaskar.com, divyabhaskar.co.in, Indiainfo.com with almost 1.6 Mns pageviews daily.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Chairman, DBCL received Rajiv Gandhi Award 2009 for Lifetime achievement in the field of Journalism.


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The Tier II and Tier III cities in India are growing at a much faster space compared to metros. It will not be out of place to mention that the growth of Indian economy is largely supported by the growth in these markets.

DB Corp Ltd firmly believes in this growth and have been working along with it and focusing on all such markets which we call as "The Real Indian".

  • D B Corp Ltd. is present in 12 states in Hindi Market. Besides we are also present in 2 states in Gujarati language in Gujarat and Maharashtra and in 1 state in Marathi language in Maharashtra.
  • D B Corp is the only Newspaper Group which has presence in 14 states, in 4 different languages namely Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English.
  • D B Corp Ltd. is one of the largest print media company in India , publishing 37 editions of Dainik Bhaskar Newspaper ( Hindi daily), 7 editions of Divya Bhaskar Newspaper ( Gujarati Daily) & 7 editions of Divya Marathi Newspaper ( Marathi Daily) and 199 sub-editions in four languages (Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English) in 14 states in India.
  • (Our flagship newspapers, Dainik Bhaskar, (in Hindi), Divya Bhaskar and Saurashtra Samachar,(In Gujarati) and Divya Marathi (In Marathi) have a combined average daily readership of 19.8 million readers.
  • D B Corp Limited recently extended its presence to 14th state launch of its 37th edition of Dainik Bhaskar (its Hindi Daily Newspaper) from Patna, Bihar on 19th January, 2014 . Beside, in last 2 Years DB Corp has launched 6 more editions from Nasik, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Akola and Amravati of its Marathi newspaper Divya Marathi, increasing its strength to 7 editions in Maharashtra.
  • Due to our unique launch ability, we became no.1 from the date of our Launch in almost all places, out placing the decades old local newspaper of that place.
  • Warburg Pincus, one of the leading Private Equity Investors, acquired 7.14% stake in our Company in 2006 which establishes & certifies our Corporate Governance norms & practices which further got boost & strengthened through continuance since last 5 years starting from December 2006, the presence of nominee director from Warburg Pincus on D B Corp Board.
  • Our Flag Ship Hindi Paper "Dainik Bhaskar" is present in 12 states with 37 editions as per the following list:
  • Dainik Bhaskar
    S.N. State Name Editions name S.N. State Name Editions name
    1 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 20   Kota
    2   Indore 21   Nagour
    3   Ujjain 22 Chandigarh Chandigarh
    4   Sagar 23 Himachal Pradesh Shimla
    5   Ratlam 24 Uttrakhand Dehradun
    6 Chattisgarh Raipur 25 Haryana Panipat
    7   Jagdalpur 26   Hissar
    8   Bhiali 27   Faridabad
    9   Bilaspur 28 New Delhi National Ed. Delhi
    10 Rajasthan Jaipur 29 Punjab Amritsar
    11   Ajmer 30   Jalandhar
    12   Jodhpur 31   Ludhiana
    13   Bikaner 32   Bhatinda
    14   Alwar 33 Jharkhand Ranchi
    15   Sikar 34   Jamshedpur
    16   Bhilwara 35   Dhanbad
    17   Sriganganagar 36 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
    18   Pali 37 Bihar Patna
    19   Udaipur      
  • We are leader in almost all the states and/or very close no. 2 where ever Dainik Bhaskar is present as per the above table.
  • Our Gujarati News paper "Divya Bhaskar" is largest Circulated Newspaper of Gujarat and is present in 2 states with 7 editions; as per the following chart:
  • Divya Bhaskar
    S.N. State Name Editions name
    1 Gujarat Ahmedabad
    2   Rajkot
    3   Surat
    4   Baroda
    5   Bhavnagar
    6   Bhuj
    7 Maharashtra Mumbai
  • Our Marathi language newspaper, Divya Marathi, which has begun its journey on May 29, 2011 from Aurangabad is present in 1 state with 7 editions as per the following chart.
  • Divya Marathi
    S.N. State Name Edition name
    1 Maharashtra Aurangabad
    2 Maharashtra Nashik
    3 Maharashtra Jalgaon
    4 Maharashtra Ahmednagar
    5 Maharashtra Solapur
    6 Maharashtra Akola
    7 Maharashtra Amravati
  • Besides the above brands, D B Corp Ltd. also Publishes English Newspaper "DNA" on a Franchisee basis from Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Indore.
  • Further, It also Publishes Compact Newspaper "DB Star" from Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Raipur and Jodhpur.
  • D B Corp Ltd. also publishes Largest Daily Newspaper of Saurashtra " Saurashtra Samachar".


 

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