DB Corp Ltd
About us
D B Corp Ltd. is engaged in printing and publication of Newspaper in four languages across 14 states 62 Editions, in Radio Business with "94.3 MY FM" in 7 states and 28 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 12 states with 40 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
  • 62 editions of Print Business
  • 13 Portals & 2 Mobile App of Digital Business
  • 28 stations of Radio Business
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
  • 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 12 states with 40 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.
MYFM
  • Launched in 2006, now present at 28 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
Magazines
  • 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
Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Chairman, DBCL received Rajiv Gandhi Award 2009 for Lifetime achievement in the field of Journalism.


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D B Corp Ltd. has developed a world class, state of art with most advanced technology, printing infrastructure in all its where it is not only near the reader but is touching the reader. We have almost 85% color Capability on over all bases with almost 25 premium editions are 100% color Capacity. We have 52 Printing centers with 76 state of the art machines and an installed capacity of approx. 29.07 lacs copies per hour as per the following details.:

State No. of Printing Plants No. of Machines Installed Capacity (copies per hour) (in lacs) No. of editions printed at this location Names of editions printed at this location
Madhya Pradesh 7 9 3.61 9 Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Sagar, Ratlam, DB Star Bhopal, DB Star Indore, DB Star Gwalior, DB Post
Chattisgarh 3 5 1.77 5 Raipur, Bilaspur, Jagdalpur, Bhilai, DB Star Raipur
Rajasthan 15 20 7.61 14 Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Kota, Nagour, Pali, Sriganganagar, Bhilwara, Alwar, Sikar, DB Star Jodhpur, DNA Jaipur
Chandigarh, Punjab & Haryana 7 12 4.23 12 Chandigarh, Shilma, Dehradun, Panipat, Hisar, Faridabad, National Ed. Delhi, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiyana, Bathinda, Jammu
Gujarat 9 15 6.54 7 Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Baroda, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, DNA Ahmedabad
Jhharkhand 3 4 1.41 3 Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad
Maharashtra 5 6 2.10 8 Aurangabad, Nasik, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Sholapur, Akola, Amravati, (Mumbai Divya Bhaskar)
Bihar 3 5 1.80 4 Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur Muzaffarpur
Total 52 76 29.07 62  

Plant Detail

Ahmedabad


In the history of Gujarat newspapers Divya Bhaskar is the first newspaper who has installed state–of–the–art 3   Line KBA machine which can print 2.55 lac copies in an hour. It took only one year in erecting Bhaskar Print Planet in Ahmedabad and just four months in installing KBA machines. Normally, use of KBA machines was limited to English newspapers till now, but by establishing a benchmark in the Gujarati journalistic world, now, Divya Bhaskar would be printed on KBA machines. All the new machines and those being installed in future will be known under the title of 'Bhaskar Print Planet'. The KBA machines of its kind have already been installed at Dainik Bhaskar, Jaipur and now it is all set to become the property of Divya Bhaskar Ahmedabad.


Indore


"Indore Bhaskar has installed a new-generation 04 Tower, four-by-one KBA Prisma offset press from Germany, with a rated speed of 85000 copies per hour. It can deliver various online printing features like Pop out, drop out, single and multiple flaps. It is supported with the latest Mail Room equipment from Ferag Switzerland with online counting, bundling, strapping and shrink wrapping facility. These high speed presses are supported by one of the World's best and fastest Violet CTP plate making technology from KRAUSE, Germany.

It brings versatility to color newspaper printing, uniting the enormous output of a double-width press and the flexibility of a one-around machine. No other Newspaper Publication in MP & CG has such a capability & capacity.. With this augmentation the total Print capacity of Indore Plant now stands at 135,000 copies per hour.

Indore Bhaskar Printing Plant is located on main Highway at Sanwer Road Industrial area & just 10 minutes drive from Indore Airport.""


Jaipur


Bhaskar Print Planet-Jaipur

Situated at the outskirt of Pink city this 8 story tall structure houses "Latest generation of state of art print facility" comprising of KBA Prisma printing machine & WAMAC mailroom with KRAUSE CTP capable of printing all color newspaper with supplements duly inserted at a lightining fast speed of 23 copies per second with online counting and bundling to keep intact the freshness of the product. This set up at Jaipur provides excellent print quality and more flexibility for advertisers and the distribution of inserted material .It also allow the Daily News to deliver a cleaner, more visually appealing print product.With this investment we can offer publishers the best tools in the marketplace to help them maintain and strengthen their competitive position.The production model at our new plant is based on a unique combination of technology and highly skilled people, in whom we have invested extensive training.


Sirhind and Hamira


Silent features for Sirhind/Hamira & plant.

  • Four Acre built up area
  • Automatic ink dispensing system
  • Two nos Hi speed ( 125 plate per hour) photopolymer ctp's
  • 4 nos. State of art coldest printing machines ( maximum 1.44 lacs copies per hour capacity)
  • 1 nos heatset ( Komari) machine
  • Modern staff training modules
  • On line dispatch & GPS monitoring system
  • 24 hour (1500 kva) power backup
  • Staff fitness club
  • Hygienic cafeteria & staff entertainment zone

 

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