DB Corp Ltd
About us
D B Corp Ltd. is engaged in printing and publication of Newspaper in four languages across 14 states 63 Editions, in Radio Business with "94.3 MY FM" in 7 states and 30 cities along with strong digital business presence with 13 portals and 2 Mobile App. Only print media conglomerate, in four multiple languages is a dominant player and enjoys leadership position in its all major markets.'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 13 states with 41 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. Our other noteworthy newspaper brands are Saurashtra Samachar, DB Star, DB Post and DNA (on a franchisee basis)
Consistency & Growth
  • 14 States
  • 4 Languages
  • 63 editions of Print Business
  • 13 Portals & 2 Mobile App of Digital Business
  • 30 stations of Radio Business
  • 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
  • 52 state of art printing plant spread across 14 states
  • 25 Premium editions in various state with full color capacity
  • Overall color printing capability of 85% across all plants
Dainik Bhaskar
  • More than 50 year old flagship Hindi newspaper of Dainik Bhaskar Group
  • Spread in 13 states with 41 editions and 180 district editions
  • WAN IFRA's World Press Trends 2015 Reports ranked Dainik Bhaskar as world's 4th largest circulated news daily
  • Dainik Bhaskar maintains its position as the largest circulated national daily of India consistently since last 5 times as per ABC (Jan – Jun 2016).
Divya Bhaskar
  • Became No.1 from Day 1 of its 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 Aurangabad, Maharashtra on 29th May, 2011.
  • The newspaper has emerged as the most popular paper in the city from day 1 of its launch.
  • Present in Maharashtra with 7 editions.
  • Launched in 2006, now present at 30 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 37% in FY 2015-16. It has attained PAT of 205 mn with margin of 19%.
DB Digital
  • Aha Zindagi: Aha Zindagi is the new age family magazine on Positive Living , it's content revolves around body, mind and soul.
  • Bal Bhaskar: Magazine is a hit amongst the kids
  • 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, dainikbhaskargroup.com with almost 1.6 Mns pageviews daily.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Late Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Ex. 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 13 states in Hindi Market. Besides we are also present in 2 states in Gujarati language in Gujarat and Maharashtra, 1 state in Marathi language in Maharashtra. Our other noteworthy newspaper brands are Saurashtra Samachar, DB Star, DB Post and DNA (on a franchisee basis).
  • D B Corp is the only Newspaper Group which has presence in 14 states, in 4 different languages namely Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English.
  • The Group has soared to the top of the print media industry in India with its flagship Hindi daily, Dainik Bhaskar (largest circulated & read Newspaper), the Gujarati frontrunner, Divya Bhaskar and Marathi newspaper, Divya Marathi. These three along with Saurashtra Samachar have a combined average daily readership of 19.8 million readers (Source: IRS Qtr 4, 2012).
  • D B Corp Limited has launched its Marathi language newspaper, Divya Marathi with 7 editions namely Aurangabad, Nasik, Jalgaon & Ahmednagar in 2011, Solapur in 2012, Akola and Amravati in 2013.
  • D B Corp Limited 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. Advancing its operation in 2015 with the launch of additionally 3 main editions namely Bhagalpur, Gaya and Muzzaffarpur along with 7 district editions namely Hajipur, Purnea, Biharsharif / Nalanda, Arrah, Chhapra, Samastipur and Darbhanga, thus spreading its complete presence in Bihar.
  • Dainik announced its successful launch of its new edition from Surat on 30th April 2017, to cater to around 28 lacs non-gujarati living population of the city.
  • 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.
  • Our Flag Ship Hindi Paper "Dainik Bhaskar" is present in 13 states with 41 editions as per the following list:
  • Dainik Bhaskar
    S.N. State Name Editions name S.N. State Name Editions name
    1 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 22 Chandigarh Chandigarh
    2   Indore 23 Himachal Pradesh Shimla
    3   Ujjain 24 Uttrakhand Dehradun
    4   Sagar 25 Haryana Panipat
    5   Ratlam 26   Hissar
    6 Chattisgarh Raipur 27   Faridabad
    7   Jagdalpur 28 New Delhi National Ed. Delhi
    8   Bhiali 29 Punjab Amritsar
    9   Bilaspur 30   Jalandhar
    10 Rajasthan Jaipur 31   Ludhiana
    11   Ajmer 32   Bhatinda
    12   Jodhpur 33 Jharkhand Ranchi
    13   Bikaner 34   Jamshedpur
    14   Alwar 35   Dhanbad
    15   Sikar 36 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
    16   Bhilwara 37 Bihar Patna
    17   Sriganganagar 38   Bhagalpur
    18   Pali 39   Gaya
    19   Udaipur 40   Muzaffarpur
    20   Kota 41 Gujarat Surat
    21   Nagour 42    
  • We are the only print media company of India which claims leadership in multiple states.
  • Our Gujarati Newspaper "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.
  • 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".
  • D B Corp Limited has launched a broadsheet in English language "DB Post" from Bhopal which is a compact, smart product catering to the youth and English readership.


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