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Lokmat and Sakaal (Marathi newspaper)

  1. 1. Marathi newspapers Lokmat & Sakal By Sonakshi Saxena
  2. 2. LokmatLokmat Media pvt.ltd.
  3. 3. • Lokmat Media Pvt. Ltd. is a leading multi platform media company. • Diversified portfolio of publishing, broadcast, digital, entertainment, com munity and sports verticals. • Vijay Darda Managing Director of the Lokmat Group. • It has an employee strength of more than 3,000 . • Lokmat Group makes its content available for the global readers through its news portal www.lokmat.com
  4. 4. •It also has a partnership with Yahoo! to provide content to a co- branded Marathi section on Yahoo! India’s news portal. • Lokmat’ is the largest read regional language newspaper in India with 23.8 million readers. •Lokmat entered the TV space. •Lokmat’s magazine division Cymbal Media publishes an international magazine called ‘G2 – The Global Gujarati’. •Lokmat Group made its foray in the entertainment sector through its subsidiary Lokmat Entertainment for production and distribution of films and television content. •Lokmat runs sports leagues across various cities in Maharashtra
  5. 5. •1918 - Lokmat weekly newpaper was started by Loknayak Bapuji Aney in as a weapon to fight the British imperialism during the freedom movement of India. •When the publication was first started as a handwritten newspaper from Yavatmal. •1971 - Late Shri Jawaharlal Darda launched Lokmat’s first full daily edition on December 15, 1971 from Nagpur, Maharashtra. •Company was incorporated by Late Shri Jawaharlal Darda under the name Lokmat Newspapers Private Limited. •1987 Lokmat Times (English) are published as well.
  6. 6. •1997 Lokmat's Yuva Nxt is a forum. • Late 80s and the 90s by focusing on the needs of the readers they improve the quality of newspaper. •1998 – Marathi news website - www.lokmat.com launched . •In 1999 Lokmat Samachar (Hindi). •2000 Sakhi Manch . •2005 – ePaper for Lokmat launched.
  7. 7. •Lokmat is published from Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Kolha pur, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Akola & Panaji and became 5th largest in all India ranking. •2006 – Lifestyle magazine ‘G2, The Global Gujarati’ launched. •2008 - IBN Lokmat goes on air on 6th April 2008. •2010 - Lokmat releases Jetaa, a Marathi film co- produced with RDP in August 2010.
  8. 8. •Bal Vikas Manch serves as a platform. • 2012 - Lokmat creates Guinness World Record in Aurangabad. •2013 - Lokmat Samachar launches its 7th edition from Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh. •2013 – Lokmat Times launches its 3rd edition in Nashik .
  9. 9. •Type-Daily Newspaper •FormatBroadsheet •Publisher -Lokmat Media Limited •Editor-in-chief Vijay J. Darda •Founded-Jawaharlal Darda, presently managed by Vijay J. Darda andRajendra Darda. •Circulation15,888,099 Daily •Official website- official site Lokmat.com - newsportal •Editions-Nagpur ,Aurangabad,Mumbai,Pun,Ahmednagar,Solap ur,Kolhapur ,Nashik,Jalgaon ,Akola,Goa,Goa edition (Marathi in 2009)
  10. 10. •Language-Hindi daily •Format-Broadsheet •published from Nagpur, Aurangabad, Akola, Kolhapur and Jalgaon and 15 sub editions. •7th edition was launched from Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.
  11. 11. • Type-English daily •Format – Broadsheet • Published from Aurangabad, Nag pur and Nashik.
  12. 12. • Type- international business cum lifestyle magazine. •Content- luxury brands and trends in fashion, cuisine and entertainment. •Distribution- across India and several countries around the world. •G2 won the Asian Publishing Management Award in the “Best New Launch of local title” category in 2007. •Site- www.readg2.com
  13. 13. Type-joint venture company.(2008) Venture –with IBN18 Broadcast Limited (“ibn18”) Language –Marathi Editor of IBN-Lokmat - journalists Nikhil Wagle Editor-in-chief of IBN Network- Rajdeep Sardesai,
  14. 14. •Instituted the Jawaharlal Darda Excellence Awards • Journalists - Sopan Pandharipande and Savita Harkare won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka award for investigative journalism. •G2 –A Gujrati Magazine by the Lokmat group was awarded as the Best New Launch of a local title category in 2007 by the Asian Publishing Management. •IBN Lokmat, the only Marathi channel to win the prestigious Maharashtra Times Sanman Award
  15. 15. What’s New •Lokmat Samachar launches its 7th edition from Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh on 12th July 2013 •» Lokmat Times launches its 3rd edition in Nashik on 26th Jan ’13 •In 2012 Mr. Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Group launches Lokmat's second coffee-table book. •Lokmat Samachar launches its sixth edition in Pune in July 2012 •Actor – producer Aamir Khan donnes the robes of a Guest Editor for Lokmat’s special edition on 6th May
  16. 16. SakalSakal Media Group
  17. 17. •Sakal means ‘morning' in Marathi. •Sakal is the largest independently owned Media Business in Maharashtra, India. Headquartered in Pune. •Sakaal operations consist of regional newspapers, magazines, and Internet publishing. • It ranks among the top 10 language dailies of India. •Sakaal media businesses combined employ more than 800 people.
  18. 18. •It holds one of the largest Marathi websites, eSakal, which reaches to 300,000 Internet users across globe. •Sakaal Media Group publishes 5 regional news dailies, three Marathi, and two in English. •Sakal publish two Marathi Weeklies, effectively reaching an overall audience of over 6 Million readers in print. •Sakal group also available on www.sakal.in
  19. 19. •Sakal began its publication in Pune on January 1, 1932 in a novel way. •Its founder, Dr. N. B. Parulekar. •Sakal's birth coincided with the beginning of Gandhiji's mass movement and Sakal wholly supported it. •Sakal made its appearance as a small 4-page daily.
  20. 20. •Type - Daily newspaper •Format- Broadsheet •Owner- Sakal Media Group •Publisher- Sakal Media Group •Editor-in-chief-Shriram Pawar •Language-Marathi •Headquarters-595, Budhwar Peth, Pune, India •Circulation-15,00,000 Daily •Sister newspapers-Agro one •Official website- http://www.esakal.com
  21. 21. •Language-English •published -Pune. •Editor-Mr Rahul Chandawarkar. •3 weekliy suppliments (spice,she and BigLeap .
  22. 22. •Marathi daily •published from Panaji •world's first-ever daily on agriculture. •16-page tabloid with 6 editions the coverage includes core farming as well as agro-based activities like dairy, poultry, fisheries, e tc.
  23. 23. MAJOR ISSUES BEING ACTIVELY CAMPAIGNED FOR ARE : •Rural Poverty & Rural Employment. •Quality of Primary Education. •Co-ordination for Disaster Management •Strengthening Governance for Development.
  24. 24. It arranges events targeting: • Education • Agriculture • Travel-Tourism • Business etc…. • Madhurangan ( ) for women • Young Buzz and Sakal NIE (Newspaper In Education) •international event- ‘EDUCON’
  25. 25. •Property Mahayatra •Education Mahayatra •Pune Shopping Festivals • Family Health • Sakal Shopping Festivals • Sakal Edugain • Sakal Investneet • Sakal Vastu • Sakal Shagun etc. are other some of the other events
  26. 26. Green IT award for Sakal Agrowon Gets Award