The Dainik Bhaskar Group is India’s largest newspaper group. With 6 newspapers and 66 editions, the group has total readership of nearly 4.4 Crore across 12 states. The group has a strong presence in radio business. 94.3 MY FM, the radio brand of the group is the largest radio network in India, with presence in 30 cities across 7 states. The digital arm of group, DB Digital has 1.9 billion collective page-views with 85.6 million unique visitors across its portals in four languages, Hindi, Gujarati, English and Marathi. (Source: Google Analytics, Jun'17)
The Group won a Gold award for ‘Corporate Brochure - Welcome to our World’ under the category ‘Brochure Design’ at the 57th ABCI.
Zidd Annual Report FY 2015-16 (Ranked 4 of the Top 25 Communication Materials)
Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo – Corporate Calendar 2017 (Ranked 5 of the Top 25 Communication Materials)
‘Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ under the category - Best marketing of a printed newspaper/edition
‘Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ under the category - Best use of mobile/digital by a newspaper category
The Dainik Bhaskar Group won the Platinum Award under the category ‘Video Communications’ at the Graphis Advertising Annual 2017.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group won the Gold Award under the category ‘Integrated Marketing Communications’ at the ACEF 2017 for Excellence in Branding & Marketing.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group won the Platinum Award under the category ‘Integrated/Mixed Media/Ad Campaign’ at the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award, 2016.
‘Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ wins Jury Choice Award under the category ‘Best Integrated Content’.
‘No Negative Monday’ wins 2 awards under the categories ‘Best Branded Content: Annual Strategy’ and ‘Best Print Content’.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group won a Gold award for ‘Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo’ under the category ‘Integrated Campaign’ at the Campaign India Digital Crest Awards 2016.
The Group won a Gold award for ‘Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo’ under the category ‘Corporate - Film’ at the Golden Award of Montreux, 2016.
The IAA Olive Crown Awards celebrates creative excellence in communicating sustainability. The Dainik Bhaskar Group won 3 awards at the 6th IAA Olive Crown Awards:
The Dainik Bhaskar Group won a Silver award for ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category -‘Integrated Media Campaign’ at the Maddys 2016.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 Awards for ‘Computer Education’ under the categories ‘Using Technology for Social Welfare’ and ‘Care of the Aged’.
‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ initiative of The Dainik Bhaskar Group won an award under the category ‘Environmental Sustainability and Environmental Leadership’
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award for ‘Disruptors (Bloomberg TV)’ under the category ‘Best Integration across Business Platform’
Samvad magazine of The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Best Magazine among Regional Language’
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Best use of CSR Practices in Media & Entertainment’
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 awards for ‘No Negative Monday’ under the categories ‘Effectiveness in Publication & Media’ and ‘Print Innovation’
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Excellence in Social Leadership’
Internal journal ‘Samvad’ wins 2 Silver under the category - ‘Best Cover Page’ and ‘Best Photography In-house Journal’
‘Differentiator’ the newsletter wins an award under the category - ‘Best Concept in Newsletter’
‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ wins Silver and 2 Bronze for ‘No Negative Monday’ and ‘Annadaan’
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins the ‘Power Brand’ award.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award for the initiative ‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ under the category ‘Young Reader Prize’
SPECIAL APPRECIATION AWARD
DainikBhaskar.com won the ‘Best Website Category’ for News Content at the Drivers of Digital Awards, organized by Inkspell
MY FM won 2 ‘Silver for ‘Nazakat’ and ‘Harpik’ under the category ‘Best Client Promo’
League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP) recognizes organisations who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities. D. B. Corp Ltd. is driving the country’s Unmetro revolution in Tier II and Tier III cities of India. These cities are bustling with economic activity and hence Unmetro was a befitting theme. The report won a Gold award in the annual report category at the LACP Spotlight Awards 2015 and stood 31st in the overall world ranking
The DMA Asia ECHO Awards honors the world’s best response marketing campaigns. The Dainik Bhaskar Group won 3 awards at DMA Asia ECHO Awards 2015:
The Dainik Bhaskar Group won 3 Platinum and 7 Gold Awards at Hermes Creative Awards 2015. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs and emerging technologies. It is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.
Dainik Bhaskar Group won the Bronze Abby in the category The Most Creative Front Page in a Printed Newspaper for Divya Marathi front page on the demise of Gopinath Munde.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group bagged a total of 4 awards including 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze awards at ACEF
Got a Bronze Radio Campaign of the Year for Jiyo Dil Se Awards Season II
RJ Parul was felicitated for the campaign Women without Fear
RJ Karthik & Mohit were felicitated for BOL campaign
MY FM Indore station made Limca record for 'Maximum Selfies with mascot'
RJ Teena made it to the finalist 4 in Radio Personality of the Year
Dainik Bhaskar Group wins ‘Silver’ for the initiative ‘Live No Negative’ at the Digital Crest Award
In house journal ‘Samvad’ won 2 awards under the category ‘Best ICE Coverage’ and ‘Best Magazine among Regional Language’
Dainik Bhaksar Group wins an award under the category ‘Excellence in CSR-Media & Entertainment’
Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Excellence in CSR and Sustainability’
Fashion101.in won ‘Silver’ at The Maddies Awards under the category ‘Mobile Website’
Dainik Bhaskar Mobile App is the only news mobile application in the country to win Gold in the Hermes Creative Award in the Mobile App category under Mobile & Web – Based Technology section.
MY FM won ‘Bronze’ for Ek Diya Vinod ke Naam under the category ‘Community Service’
MY FM won ‘Gold’ for ‘Local Understanding Campaign’ under the category ‘Best Marketing Campaign’
- Won by RJ Meenakshi
Category - Joint Effort/Tie-Up
The Entry - School Bus Safety Week with Mahindra Maxximo
Category - Best Idea to Grow Subscription Sales
The Entry - Bihar Subscription Model - Speak-up Bihar
Category - Best Idea to Grow Advertising Sales or Retain Advertising Clients
The Entry - The Box Office Advantage
Category - Best Brand Awareness Campaign Across Platforms
The Entry - Unmetro Your Mind
Dainik Bhaskar group won 3 ABBY awards at the GoaFest 2014, (South Asia's premier advertising & marketing festival, currently underway). The ABBY AWARDS are the Oscars of Indian ad awards to honour creative excellence in advertising and are attended by more than 2500 professionals from the marketing, advertising, media, research and PR fraternity.
Hermes creative awards, based in Texas, is an international competition for creative professionals. Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. Dainik Bhaskar group wins 4 awards at HERMES 2014:
Dainik Bhaskar group wins 'Outstanding CSR Award in the Print Media Sector' in national CSR conclave 2014 organised by 'Think Media Inc' . Think Media Inc. is a venture whose objective is to create an impact on the society by providing all the updates on inspirational news (Positive News) for all the genres across the world.
Dainik Bhaskar wins Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award 2013 conferred by World CSR Congress on ‘World CSR Day’. The Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards recognize outstanding achievements in economic, environmental and social dimensions. Dainik Bhaskar won awards in the following two categories:
MarCom awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professional. Based in Texas, MarCom awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing & Communication professionals.
Mosaic II - India’s best in Print
Category: Book Design
The Creativity International Awards based in Louisville, KY is one of the longest running INDEPENDENT international advertising and graphic design competitions.
Dainik Bhaskar won 2 awards in the 43rd Creativity Print & packaging Awards for outstanding creative designs.
Budget 2013 Ads-
A campaign focusing on the strength of Divya Bhaskar where readers can get unbiased insights and in-depth analysis, on the local impact from a global perspective (showcasing the world leaders waiting for the Indian budget to reveal).
Category: Publications - Newspaper Ad, B2C, Campaign or Series
Created by MERIDIEN
Clout Campaign- Leadership Ads Campaign (Influencing the influencers)
Campaign targeted business associates, exhibiting the power of reaching out to the readers through Dainik Bhaskar Publications. (Divya Marathi, Divya Bhaskar & Dainik Bhaskar).
Category: Publications - Newspaper Ad, B2B, Campaign or Series
Created by DENTSU
MYFM wins 5 Golden Mike Awards.
Best Public Service Initiative by a Radio Station (Promotion): Ek Rupya Abiyaan for Mukti Foundation.
Best Use of Branded content or sponsorship on Radio (Effectiveness): Borderless radio Azaadi Sarnado se for Coca Cola.
Best Use of Branded content or sponsorship on Radio (Effectiveness) - Chingum boy for Center Fresh chewing gum.
Best single commercial - Pharma, Healthcare, Cosmetics & Toileries (Creativity): Hands Up for Itch Guard.
Best Radio Media Innovation : Borderless radio Azaadi Sarnado se for Coca Cola.
Junior Editor (The manual newspaper making activity) gets recognized by Guinness World Records.
This innovative initiative of Dainik Bhaskar group gets the record for being the largest hand written newspaper competition for children, with more than 67,130 entries.
The Brain Hunt 2012 activity, received 80,000 qualifying entries
One of the activity included in Brain Hunt was to write a letter to the President of India, sharing ideas on 'How can we make India even a better country'.
The India Book of Records acknowledged this record as the 'Most letters written to the President of a Country'.
On Holi, the festival of colours 'Dainik Bhaskar Group' dailies Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Bhaskar and Saurashtra Samachar brought out country's first perfumed newspaper. 41,69,889 copies of the newspaper, scented with the fragrance of kewra (screw pine) flower were distributed.
Rajasthan & Jharkhand: March 19th2011. Rest of states: March 20th 2011
* The first perfumed newspaper by the group was brought out in 2010 but was not entered for any records*
MYFM wins 4 Golden Mike Awards.
Best use of Sponsorship in Innovation
Lukoz Energy Test
Best Single commercial:
Electronic Junction Sadma
Best On-Ground Promotion by a Network of station :MY Music Marathon
Best Single Commercial FMCG-Emami Stupid
Sanjeev Kotnala was awarded 'Achievers & Leaders Award' for Excellence in Brand Building.
He received this award for his work in field of marketing & branding.
Dainik Bhaskar Newspaper has been voted as India's most Impactful Brand.
Star News Brand Excellence Award is an independent brand recognition exercise for those brands which have achieved extraordinary success from innovative and effective marketing practices.
Global Awards for Brand Excellence were held on 25th November – 2nd day of the World Brand Congress 2011 at Taj Land’s End.
Dainik Bhaskar group won two awards for Brand Excellence in Print and Radio category.
The Global Awards for Brand Excellence, part of World Brand Congress Awards are unique for their global recognition and celebration of leading marketers across Asia, who have shown innovative leadership in their fields and taken strides beyond national and regional boundaries as well as product categories. More than 800 Professionals from 75 countries participated in this conclave.
The awards had received encouraging recognition with more than 450 entries from 300+ companies’ in 40 categories. The brands were analysed for star factor, Market Perception, Business Acumen, Financial Results, Employer of Choice, Impact and Innovation. And for the Individual category, it was Leadership Skills, Business Ethics, Work-Life Balance, Contribution and Career Graph.
Dainik Bhaskar Group is India’s Largest Newspaper group with 18.4 million readers across 13 States, with its 64 Editions in 4 Languages. Its major newspaper titles are - Dainik Bhaskar ( Hindi), Divya Bhaskar (Gujarati), Divya Marathi (Marathi), DNA (English) and Business Bhaskar (Hindi Financial daily). Its radio brand My FM covers 7 states with a network of 17 FM Stations. IMCL its digital arm has a reach of over 110 Million views per month with its portals dainikbhaskar.com, divyabhaskar.com, dailybhaskar.com and divyamarathi.in
This Award is organised by the All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) and the Karnataka State Printers Association (KSPA).
This is the third time in a row that Divya Bhaskar has worn the Print week awards...
In the first two editions Divya Bhaskar was selected for its excellent design, layout & print quality.
This year it added 3D effect to the pictures and advertisement in newspaper and also scented the newspaper with Fragrance.
Dainik Bhaskar Group won a Silver Award for 'Tambola- Full Housie' a reader interactive activity in category - Marketing Solutions for Advertising Clients.
Spread over 3 months TAMBOLA FULL HOUSIE was played in 19 cities across 11 states simultaneously. The readers won prizes worth more than Rs.2 crores.
Dainik Bhaskar Group won 4 awards at the Indys
Media Personality of the year - Print
Mr. Girish Agarwal
National Newspaper of the year : Dainik Bhaskar
Regional Newspaper of the year :Dainik Bhaskar
2 Bronze Award
Regional Newspaper of the year : Divya Bhaskar
Best In house Magazine : Samvad
DB Corp awarded for Excellence in Mass Communication, Marketing Communication, Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Advertising & Branding in six categories.
It gives us extreme pleasure and pride to announce that Dainik Bhaskar was recipient of an award at the prestigious INMA (International News Media Marketing Association) Awards, 2010 held in New York on 28th April.
Dainik Bhaskar bagged the second position, and won a silver for 'Tambola- Full Housie' a reader interactive activity in category 'Marketing Solutions for Advertising Clients'. The awards were presented by Michael Phelps the association's president at the 80th Annual INMA World Congress at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.
The 75 year old INMA Awards generated 533 entries from 137 newspapers in 28 countries this year. 23 judges, including executives from media companies, product manufacturers and consulting firms from across the world, selected the winning entries in 10 categories in three circulation groups – under 75,000; 75,000–3,00,000; and more than 3,00,000.
Spread over 3 months TAMBOLA FULL HOUSIE was played in 19 cities across 11 states simultaneously. The readers won prizes worth more than Rs.2 crores.
Our Radio Business MY FM 94.3 receives 2010 INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING EXCELLENCE AWARD from National Association of Broadcasters, USA.
National Association of Broadcasters, USA (NAB) ANNOUNCES India's MY FM 94.3 and Sri Lanka's Shree FM as RECIPIENTS OF 2010 INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING EXCELLENCE AWARD.
Sri Lanka's Shree FM and India's MY FM will receive the 2010 NAB International Broadcasting Excellence Award at this year's 2010 NAB Show, held April 10–15 in Las Vegas. The award recognizes international broadcasters that have demonstrated excellent leadership and originality in serving their audience through broadcast advancement or remarkable service to the community.
India's 94.3 MY FM tirelessly served their community, dedicating its airwaves to several philanthropic initiatives aimed at helping its listening area. With a broadcast network that spans 17 cities and seven states, MY FM successfully coordinated large–scale blood collection drives and clothing donation centers. A 10–day warm clothes drive alone provided clothes to more than 10,000 homes and spanned across three cities. The station also successfully initiated a voter education effort, launching a creative campaign to reach listeners with information on the importance of their vote.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities.
Ramesh Agarwal, chairman of the Bhaskar Group and one of the promoters of DNA, was on Monday presented with the prestigious Saraswati Puraskar. The award, instituted by the Nashik–based Kailas Mutt Trust, was presented to Agarwal for his contribution in the fields of media and social work. At the ceremony, Agarwal felicitated Swami Sanvidanand Saraswati of the Mutt. "We should not be running after Laxmi (money) alone. Saraswati (knowledge) is important too. Knowledge has the strength to wipe darkness. We have to abide by our culture through such knowledge. In the race for peace and prosperity, people follow money but if you follow knowledge, money will come subsequently," Agarwal said at the function.
'Number 1 from Day 1' is the title of the case study presenting the Dainik Bhaskar launch in Jaipur, in the book "Making Breakthrough Innovations Happen" by Porus Munshi, a partner consultant at Erehwon Innovating Consulting.
The book identifies it as a Orbit Shifting Innovations. The book talks about people or organizations that have made "the impossible" happen by questioning existing norms, practices and category.
Dainik Bhaskar Group got voted the Consumer Superbrand 2009-10.
SUPERBRAND is a status awarded by Superbrand council based on the Brand success and consumer's faith & trust.
The council that adjudged Dainik Bhaskar as one of the consumer Superbrands was chaired by Anmol Dar, MD - Superbrands India and had other eminent personalities.
Girish Agarwal, Director Dainik Bhaskar Group, received the award for "Outstanding Entrepreneur" by Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Awards.
APEA recognizes business leaders for outstanding entrepreneurship.
These awards are accorded to those who have shown outstanding performance in the communication of their visions, brands and strategies.
The industry’s great and the good celebrated the best in Indian print on 25 October at the PrintWeek India Awards 2009.
The Award for Newspaper Printer of the Year saw 10 entries. The judges found some well-executed publications that demonstrated excellence, but selected Divya Bhaskar over others for its outstanding colour and overall quality.
The awards were judged by an impressive jury of 23 print customers and experts, put together by PrintWeek India on 31 July.
Divya Bhaskar, the leading Gujarati Newspaper from D. B. Corp. Ltd. was the only regional newspaper of India to win "Best in Print" (Bronze), an honor bestowed by IFRA Asia Pacific awards held in Chennai. Best in Print is about the quality and consistency in printing demonstrated by a publication through a period of time. This is awarded to a newspaper after having passed and qualified a 4 - stage test for quality and consistency evaluated by technical experts.
Sh. Ramesh Chandra Agarwal Chairman DBCL received Rajiv Gandhi lifetime achievement award in the field of Journalism. The award was presented by Jyoti Raje Scindia Member of Parliament and Madhur Bhadarkar renowned Film Director at a function held at NCPA Mumbai.
Dainik Bhaskar won Gold Awards at the Global Youth Marketing Forum for Best Creative TV. For its television advertising campaign 'Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo'.
Dainik Bhaskar had release a hard Hitting anti smoking print ad.
Unique Print Innovation :
The Award was given for a Unique Print Innovation, in Campaign India Magazine. All "A" letters were removed from the front page.
The Award was given for a Unique Direct mailer, in which all the "A" Blocks were removed from the scrabble game along with the "A" alphabets on the box design.
On 24th of February 2008 at Indore Nehru Stadium, 32681 participants simultaneously had Tea, creating the record for the WORLD’s LARGEST TEA PARTY . Brooke Bond Red Label was the official brew for the event and was supported by tea board of India.
Before this the largest Tea Party Record was held by Nishiao City of Japan where serve just 14751 people had green tea.
Dainik Bhaskar Group won 2 awards at APA which is Asia's premier awards program that recognizes the best publishing practices in Asia.
Excellence Award Multimedia Category: Taj Seven Wonders Project
Excellence Award Content Generation Category : Woman Bhaskar
The Dainik Bhaskar Punjab launch, which was a culmination of in–depth consumer research, reader driven editorial and an all - encompassing circulation drive won the prestigious APMA Awards (Asian Publishing Management Awards) for the Gold for Best Launch in Punjab. The results were evident on the day of launch when circulations touched 1.76 Lac i.e. 0.176 Million (8th October 2006).
Dainik Bhaskar Group has the attained the ISO 9001:2000 certification for efficient TQM (Total Quality Management) practices.
Dainik Bhaskar has demonstrated the ability to consistently provide a product that meets customer & applicable regulatory requirements.
Pawan Agarwal, Director Dainik Bhaskar Group honored by The Government of India for promoting and growing the regional language habits for the newspaper readers.
Mr. Girish Agarwal the Director of Group Bhaskar was felicitated with the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006, in the category IT, Communications & entertainment. The Entrepreneur of the Year Award is an acknowledgement to the entrepreneurial spirit that works dedicatedly to shape the future with innovation and brilliance.
Marico Innovation India Award for Business Innovation was given to Divya Bhaskar in 2006. Instituted by the Innovation for India - A Marico Foundation, Erehnov Innovation Consulting and Business world initiative to foster the spirit of originality and creativity in the Indian industry. The award to Divya Bhaskar was given in the category of Product/Process Innovations.
Best In info graphics- Newspaper :
Dainik Bhaskar Group was felicitated with this award to recognize it excellence in design, usefulness and clarity of information conveyed in newspaper.
Dainik Bhaskar was felicitated with this award to recognize its excellence in design, usefulness and clarity of information conveyed in newspaper and magazine.