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
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 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.
MYFM
  • 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
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
Late Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Ex. Chairman, DBCL received Rajiv Gandhi Award 2009 for Lifetime achievement in the field of Journalism.


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Mr. Sudhir Agarwal

Managing Director


  Sudhir Agarwal (45 years), is the Managing Director of DB Corp Ltd. He has been on the Board of Company since inception. He has approximately 24 years of experience in the publishing and newspaper business and has been a part of the organization for same number of years. He is responsible for our long term vision and monitoring our Company's performance and devising the overall business plans. Under his Dynamic leadership with clear future vision, the company has progressed to become one of largest read newspaper of the country, with multiple states with PAN India presence, in 4 languages. Due to his aggressive leadership qualities, the company is considered as one of the fastest growing media groups by various analyst and investors, which has spread from 1 state in 1995 to 14 states, from 5 editions to 68 Editions. In his leadership adapting the innovative door to door conatct launch process , company has achieved status of no.1 from day 1 across it's launch markets. India Today Magazine has adjudged our company in top 50 most influential business houses in 2003, followed by in 2006 and 2007.

 

 

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