Dainik Bhaskar Group
  • Accolades

 

MEDIA CENTRE

 

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)

 

 

ACCOLADES
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2004
  • 2002

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins Gold at the 57th Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) Annual Awards

The Group won a Gold award for ‘Corporate Brochure - Welcome to our World’ under the category ‘Brochure Design’ at the 57th ABCI.

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 Platinum & 1 Gold at the MarCom Awards 2017

PLATINUM

  • Annual Report FY 2016-17 under the category Publications
  • Rajasthan Pagdi under the category Marketing/Promotion Campaign, Special Event
  • Rajasthan Campaign under the category Marketing/Promotion Campaign, Integrated Marketing

GOLD

  • Calendar 2017 under the category Publications

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 6 Platinum & 4 Gold at the Hermes Creative Awards 2017

PLATINUM

  • Zidd Calendar 2017 under the category - Calendar
  • Zidd Annual Report FY 2015-16 under the category Annual Report
  • Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo under the category Social Marketing Campaign
  • Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo under the category Integrated Marketing Campaign
  • Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo under the category Advertising Campaign
  • 20 Glorious Years In Rajasthan under the category Integrated Marketing Campaign

GOLD

  • Zidd Calendar 2016 under the category Calendar
  • Single Sheet State Brochure under the category Brochure
  • Corporate Brochure under the category Brochure
  • 20 Glorious Years In Rajasthan under the category Event Marketing

 

 

Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ wins 2 Platinum at the LACP Spotlight Awards 2016/17

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)

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 Gold at the Publishers' ABBY Awards 2017

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

 

 

Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ wins Platinum at the Graphis Advertising Annual 2017

The Dainik Bhaskar Group won the Platinum Award under the category ‘Video Communications’ at the Graphis Advertising Annual 2017.

 

 

Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ wins GOLD at the ACEF, 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 wins 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze at the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) Awards

GOLD

  • Prestige Publication Ujjain Coffee Table Book

SILVER

  • Comics For Change
  • Best Public Awareness Programme - Jal Satyagraha
  • Best Private Sector Organization Implementing CSR – Dainik Bhaskar

BRONZE

  • House Journal (Hindi) - Samvad

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 Gold at the IPRCCA awards
  • Jal Satyagraha under the category - CSR & Not for Profit
  • Mitti ke Ganesh under the category - Continuous Campaign

 

 

17 ACEF Awards-Marketing Capabilities, CSR and Rural Marketing Awards

12 Gold

  • Simhastha - Excellence in Brand Management
  • Simhastha - Best use of BTL
  • Simhastha - Best use of Event and Communication
  • Simhastha - Best Media Relations-PR Campaign
  • Simhastha Coffee Table Book -Best Publication
  • Ek Ped Ek Zindagi - Best Green Initiative
  • Computer Education - Best Employee Volunteer Program
  • No Negative Monday - Excellence in Corporate Reputation
  • Dainik Bhaskar - Print Media
  • Dainik Bhaskar - Most admired organization for social cause
  • Dainik Bhaskar - Media & Entertainment
  • Samvad - Best Employee Engagement

5 Silver

  • Simhastha - Best Integrated Program of the year
  • Simhastha - Best Media Relations PR Campaign
  • Comp Education - Excellence in Digital Transformation
  • Disruptors - Partner Marketing
  • Ek Ped Ek Zindagi - Best Non-advertising idea

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 5 Platinum & 2 Gold at the MarCom Awards 2016

PLATINUM

  • Corporate Brochure in the category B2B
  • Annual Report FY 2015-16 in the category Print Creativity
  • Unmetro Campaign in the category Animation
  • Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo in the category Corporate Image
  • Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo in the category Integrated Marketing

GOLD

  • Single State Brochures in the category B2B
  • Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo – Calendar 2016 in the category Promotions

 

 

Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ wins Platinum at the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award

The Dainik Bhaskar Group won the Platinum Award under the category ‘Integrated/Mixed Media/Ad Campaign’ at the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award, 2016.

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 5 Bronze at the 46th Creativity Print & Packaging Design Awards, 2016
  • Zidd - Annual Report FY 2015-16
  • Unmetro - Annual Report FY 2014-15
  • Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo - Calendar 2016
  • Corporate Brochure
  • State Brochures

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 awards at the Indian Content Marketing Awards 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’.

 

 

Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ bags Gold at Digital Crest Awards 2016

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 Dainik Bhaskar Group wins Gold at The Golden Award of Montreux

The Group won a Gold award for ‘Zidd Karo, Duniya Badlo’ under the category ‘Corporate - Film’ at the Golden Award of Montreux, 2016.

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 awards at IAA Olive Crown Awards

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:

  • Gold Corporate Social Crusader of the Year
  • Gold in Green Brand of the Year for ‘EK Ped Ek Zindagi’
  • Silver in Press Corporate for ‘EK Ped Ek Zindagi’

 

 

Maddys 2016

The Dainik Bhaskar Group won a Silver award for ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category -‘Integrated Media Campaign’ at the Maddys 2016.

 

 

Bureaucracy Today CSR Excellence 2016

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 Awards for ‘Computer Education’ under the categories ‘Using Technology for Social Welfare’ and ‘Care of the Aged’.

 

 

Responsible Business Award 2016

‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ initiative of The Dainik Bhaskar Group won an award under the category ‘Environmental Sustainability and Environmental Leadership’

 

 

WOW Award 2016

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award for ‘Disruptors (Bloomberg TV)’ under the category ‘Best Integration across Business Platform’

 

 

ICE Award 2016

Samvad magazine of The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Best Magazine among Regional Language’

 

 

Asia's Best CSR practices Award 2016

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Best use of CSR Practices in Media & Entertainment’

 

 

DMA Asia Echo Award

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 awards for ‘No Negative Monday’ under the categories ‘Effectiveness in Publication & Media’ and ‘Print Innovation’

 

 

Chanakya Award

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Excellence in Social Leadership’

 

 

NIB Awards

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’

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 awards at the INMA

‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ wins Silver and 2 Bronze for ‘No Negative Monday’ and ‘Annadaan’

 

 

Planman Media Power Brand

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins the ‘Power Brand’ award.

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 awards at the INK Awards

GOLD

  • ‘No Negative Monday’ initiative under the category - ‘Best Contextual Newspaper Advertising’

SILVER

  • ‘No Negative Monday’ initiative under the category - ‘Best Innovation in Newspaper Advertising
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ initiative under the category - ‘Best Campaign’

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 awards at the ABCI Awards

SILVER

  • ‘Kalam Amar Ho Gaye’ under the category ‘Headline’
  • ‘Comics for Change’ under the category ‘Social Responsibility Communication’

BRONZE

  • ‘Samvad’ under the category ‘Indian Language Publications’

 

 

WAN INFRA

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award for the initiative ‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ under the category ‘Young Reader Prize’

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 10 Platinum and 3 Gold at the HERMES Creative Awards

PLATINUM

  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Publicity Campaign’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Publication Overall’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘PR Campaign’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Marketing Campaign’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Advertising Campaign’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Integrated Marketing Campaign’
  • ‘Annadaan’ under the category ‘CSR Program’
  • ‘Bemisaal Bhopal’ under the category ‘Event Marketing’
  • ‘Samvad’ under the category ‘Employee Relations’
  • ‘Annual Report’ under the category ‘Annual Report’

GOLD

  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Outdoor’
  • ‘Samvad’ under the category ‘Magazine’
  • ‘Samvad’ under the category ‘E-zine’

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 9 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze at the Asian Pacific Customer Engagement Forum

GOLD

  • ‘Dainik Bhaskar’ under the category ‘Most Admired Customer Engaged Newspaper’
  • ‘No Negative Monday Mailer’ under the category ‘Innovation in BTL Activity’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Effective Use of Market Research’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Innovation in Newspaper’
  • ‘Sarthak Deepawali’ under the category ‘Best Use of Celebrity Endorsement’
  • ‘Bemisaal Bhopal’ under the category ‘Events and Promotions’
  • ‘Bihar Launch’ under the category ‘Events and Promotions’
  • ‘Dainik Bhaskar Group’ under the category ‘Media and Entertainment Business of the Year’
  • ‘Sarthak Deepawali’ under the category ‘Creativity’

SILVER

  • ‘Ek Ped Ek Zindagi’ under the category ‘Creativity’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Newspaper -Effectiveness’
  • ‘Unbreakable Hair’ under the category of ‘Effectiveness in Television’

BRONZE

  • ‘Computer Education’ under the category ‘Successful Use of CSR Activity’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Best Use of Celebrity Endorsement’

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 1 Platinum, 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 1 Bronze at the Public Relations Council of India

PLATINUM

  • ‘Samvad’ under the category ‘House Journal- English’

GOLD

  • ‘Diary 2016’ under the category ‘Annual Diary’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Idea of the year’

SILVER

  • ‘Annual Report FY 2015-16’ under the category ‘Annual Report’
  • ‘The Dainik Bhaskar Group’ under the category ‘Public Service Campaign- CSR’
  • ‘Champion of Champions’ under the category ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Social Media Campaign of the Year’
  • ‘No Negative Monday’ under the category ‘Corporate Advertising Campaign’

BRONZE

  • ‘Bemisaal Bhopal’ under the category ‘Corporate Event’

SPECIAL APPRECIATION AWARD

  • ‘Corporate Brochure’ under the category ‘Corporate Brochure’

 

 

The Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 2 Silver and 3 Bronze at the BIG BANG Awards

SILVER

  • ‘Jal Satyagraha’ under the category ‘Press Campaign’
  • ‘Comics for Change’ under the category ‘CSR Campaign’

BRONZE

  • ‘Annadaan’ under the category ‘Single Press Advertisement - Language’
  • ‘Comics for Change’ under the category ‘Corporate Event’
  • ‘Bemisaal Bhopal’ under the category ‘Event Based Campaign’

 

 

Drivers of Digital Awards

DainikBhaskar.com won the ‘Best Website Category’ for News Content at the Drivers of Digital Awards, organized by Inkspell

 

 

MY FM won 2 ‘Silver’ at the Golden Mikes

MY FM won 2 ‘Silver for ‘Nazakat’ and ‘Harpik’ under the category ‘Best Client Promo’

 

Annual Report of D.B. Corp Ltd. bags Gold at LACP Spotlight Awards 2015

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

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar Group wins 3 awards at DMA Asia ECHO

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:

  • Silver in Interactive Experiential Marketing (Creativity) for Divya Bhaskar Jalsa
  • Bronze in Interactive Social Media (Creativity) for Live No Negative
  • Leader Award for Effectiveness for Central Maharashtra Initiative

 

 

Hermes Creative 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.

  • CSR initiative- 'Ek Ped Ek Zindagi' won PLATINUM in category Publication - CSR
  • Divya Marathi's Central Maharashtra Agenda won PLATINUM in category Strategic Programs - Comm/Marketing Plan
  • Dainik Bhaskar's 'New Year 2014' front page won PLATINUM in the category Design - Other (Front Page)
  • Unmetro Campaign won GOLD in cateogry Integrated Marketing campaign
  • CSR initiative- 'Nasha Mukti' won GOLD in category Publication - CSR
  • CSR initiative- 'Road Safety' won GOLD in category Publication - CSR
  • Dainik Bhaskar's 'Jharkand Election Campaign' won GOLD in the category Publication - Other (Cause related related marketing)
  • Dainik Bhaskar's 'New Year 2015' front page won GOLD in the category Design - Other (Front Page)
  • DB Digital - Mobile App won GOLD in the category Mobile App
  • Dainik Bhaskar's Rajasthan 18th Anniversary won GOLD in the category Advertising - Direct mail piece

 

 

ABBY Awards 2015

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.

 

 

Asian Customer Engagement Awards 2015

The Dainik Bhaskar Group bagged a total of 4 awards including 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze awards at ACEF

  • The Dainik Bhaskar ABC Bus shelter campaign in Delhi won GOLD in the category Out of Home (Promotion)
  • Divya Marathi’s Central Maharashtra campaign won SILVER in the category Newspaper- Effectiveness
  • Divya Bhaskar’s Makar Sankranti front page won BRONZE in the category Newspaper (Creativity)
  • Rajasthan’s 18th anniversary celebrations won BRONZE in the category the BTL (Activation)

 

 

MY FM won FLAMES Award (March, 2015)

Got a Bronze Radio Campaign of the Year for Jiyo Dil Se Awards Season II

 

 

MY FM won Laadli Media Award - Northern Region (Jan, 2015)

RJ Parul was felicitated for the campaign Women without Fear

 

 

MY FM won Laadli Media Award - Western Region (Jan, 2015)

RJ Karthik & Mohit were felicitated for BOL campaign

 

 

MY FM made LIMCA Record

MY FM Indore station made Limca record for 'Maximum Selfies with mascot'

 

 

MY FM won AIB Awards

RJ Teena made it to the finalist 4 in Radio Personality of the Year

 

 

Digital Crest Award

Dainik Bhaskar Group wins ‘Silver’ for the initiative ‘Live No Negative’ at the Digital Crest Award

 

 

In house Communication Excellence Awards (ICE)

In house journal ‘Samvad’ won 2 awards under the category ‘Best ICE Coverage’ and ‘Best Magazine among Regional Language’

 

 

Giving Back 2015

Dainik Bhaksar Group wins an award under the category ‘Excellence in CSR-Media & Entertainment’

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar Group won 4 awards at the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) Awards
  • Nasik Kumbh Coffee Table Book under the category ‘Prestige Publication’
  • ‘Dainik Bhaskar’ under the category ‘Best CSR by a Private entity’
  • ‘Differentiator’ under the category ‘Newsletter’
  • ‘Bemisaal Bhopal’ under the category ‘Best Activation’

 

 

World CSR Day

Dainik Bhaskar Group wins an award under the category ‘Excellence in CSR and Sustainability’

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar Group won 3 Platinum and 7 Gold at the ACEF Awards

PLATINUM

  • Ek Ped Ek Zindagi
  • Central Maharashtra (Divya Marathi)
  • New Year front page (Dainik Bhaskar)

GOLD

  • Unmetro
  • Nasha Mukt (Punjab)
  • Jharkhand Election Campaign
  • New Year 2015
  • DB Digital Mobile App
  • Road Safety (Punjab)
  • Rajasthan's 18th Anniversary

 

 

The Maddies Awards

Fashion101.in won ‘Silver’ at The Maddies Awards under the category ‘Mobile Website’

 

 

Hermes Creative Award

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 2 Gold at the IRF Awards

GOLD

  • Chhatrayan under the category ‘Best Radio Promo In House Gujarati’
  • Salaam Jaipur under the category ‘Best Radio Programme Hindi Non Metro Station’

 

 

New York Festival

MY FM won ‘Bronze’ for Ek Diya Vinod ke Naam under the category ‘Community Service’

 

 

Global Marketing Excellence

MY FM won ‘Gold’ for ‘Local Understanding Campaign’ under the category ‘Best Marketing Campaign’

 

MY FM declared International Radio Festival (Sep, 2014) Sound of India Contest Winner

- Won by RJ Meenakshi

 

MY FM won CMO Asia Award (July, 2014)
  • Marketing Campaign of the Year - Jiyo Dil Se Awards Season II
  • Radio Station of the Year - 94.3 MY FM

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar won Gold award at ACEF (Asian customer engagement forum & awards):

GOLD

Category - Joint Effort/Tie-Up

The Entry - School Bus Safety Week with Mahindra Maxximo

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar won 3 awards at INMA:

SILVER

Category - Best Idea to Grow Subscription Sales

The Entry - Bihar Subscription Model - Speak-up Bihar

 

BRONZE

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

 

 

ABBY Awards 2014

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.

  • 'Unmetro' campaign won a gold award under the category 'Best Marketing of a printed newspaper'
  • 'Junior Editor II' won a silver award under the category 'Best Marketing of a printed newspaper'
  • 'Speak Up Bihar' campaign won a bronze award under the category 'Best Launch of a regional newspaper'

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar wins two awards at the Asian Customer Engagement awards
  • In the category 'Most Effective Use of Market Research' - (Out of Home), Dainik Bhaskar wins for 'Speak Up Bihar'
  • In the category 'Effectiveness' - (Newspaper) Dainik Bhaskar wins for 'Unmetro Your Mind'

 

 

Hermes Creative Awards

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:

  • In the category; Corporate Social responsibility Program, Dainik Bhaskar group won a platinum award for ‘CATALYST’ (Series of group CSR Initiatives)
  • In the category; Publication/Book, Dainik Bhaskar group won a platinum award for ‘Mosaic’
  • In the category; Marketing Collateral, Dainik Bhaskar group won a Gold award for ‘UNMETRO YOUR MIND’ calendar
  • In the category; Advertising/Magazine, Dainik Bhaskar group won a Gold award for ‘UNMETRO YOUR MIND’ campaign

 

 

Think Media inc (Best CSR practices awards- 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.

 

 

Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award

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:

  • Community Development (Series of Group CSR Initiatives)
  • Innovations in CSR Practices (Tree Plantation: Green Ambulance)

 

MARCOM Awards

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.

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar won a Platinum Award in MARCOM Awards – 2013

Mosaic II - India’s best in Print

Category: Book Design

 

 

The Creativity International Awards

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.

 

 

Gold Award

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

 

 

Silver Award

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

 

 

Golden Mike Awards

MYFM wins 5 Golden Mike Awards.

2 Gold

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.

Silver

Best Use of Branded content or sponsorship on Radio (Effectiveness) - Chingum boy for Center Fresh chewing gum.

2 Bronze

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.

 

Guinness World Records Junior Editor 2012

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.

 

 

India of Book Records 2012

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'.

 

 

Limca Book Records 2012

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*

 

Golden Mike Awards 2011

MYFM wins 4 Golden Mike Awards.

Gold

Best use of Sponsorship in Innovation

Lukoz Energy Test

Silver

Best Single commercial:

Consumer Durable

Electronic Junction Sadma

2 Bronze

Best On-Ground Promotion by a Network of station :MY Music Marathon

Best Single Commercial FMCG-Emami Stupid

 

 

Sri Lanka-India-South Africa-Singapore Partnership Summit 2011

Sanjeev Kotnala was awarded 'Achievers & Leaders Award' for Excellence in Brand Building.

He received this award for his work in field of marketing & branding.

 

 

Star News Brand Excellence Award 2011

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.

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar Group Wins 4 awards at 'GLOBAL AWARDS FOR BRAND EXCELLENCE'.

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.

  • Newspaper: Brand leadership Award – Dainik Bhaskar
  • Radio : Brand Leadership Award– 94.3 MY FM

Additionally,

  • Ms Neha Mavani, Manager MarComm at Dainik Bhaskar group, won the Young Achievers’ of the year Award.
  • Mr Sanjeev Kotnala, Vice President , Dainik Bhaskar group was also felicitated with an award as one of the 25 Top Markter.

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

 

 

Divya Bhaskar, won the Silver award at the National Awards for Excellence in printing.

This Award is organised by the All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) and the Karnataka State Printers Association (KSPA).

 

 

Divya Bhaskar won the Newspaper Printer of the Year 2011 award by Print Week.

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.

 

 

CMO CSR Asia Award 2011 for best practise in Corporate social responsibility
  • Best Corporate Social responsibility practise overall – Jal Satya Grah.

 

 

CMO Asia Awards 2011 for EXCELLENCE IN BRANDING AND MARKETING function held at SINGAPORE, on 22nd of July 2011
  • International Newspaper Of the Year - DAINIK BHASKAR
  • Best In House Magazine - SAMVAD (D. B. Corp. Ltd.)
  • Best Marketing Campaign Of The Year - KOSHISH DIL SE BY 94.3 MY FM
  • Radio Channel Of The Year - 94.3 MY FM

 

INMA Awards

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.

 

 

Indys Awards for Excellence in Mass Communication

Dainik Bhaskar Group won 4 awards at the Indys

Media Personality of the year - Print

Mr. Girish Agarwal

Gold Award

National Newspaper of the year : Dainik Bhaskar

Gold Award

Regional Newspaper of the year :Dainik Bhaskar

2 Bronze Award

Regional Newspaper of the year : Divya Bhaskar

Best In house Magazine : Samvad

 

 

D. B. Corp. Ltd. - IPO listing
  • D. B. Corp. Ltd. listed its IPO on BSE and NSE.
  • The IPO was over subscribed by 39 times.

 

 

5th Indys Awards

DB Corp awarded for Excellence in Mass Communication, Marketing Communication, Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Advertising & Branding in six categories.

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar wins award at INMA Awards, 2010 in the category of "Marketing Solutions for Advertising Clients"

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.

 

 

MY FM 94.3 receives 2010 INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING EXCELLENCE AWARD

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.

About NAB

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.

 

Bhaskar Group chairman gets the Saraswati Puraskar

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.

 

 

Orbit Breaking Innovation

'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.

 

 

Super Brand

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.

 

 

Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award

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.

 

 

Divya Bhaskar is PrintWeek India Newspaper Printer of 2009

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 wins IFRA 'Best in Print'

 

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.

 

 

Chairman received Rajeev Gandhi Award for lifetime achievement in journalism

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

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 won Platinum Award for public Service category at 39th Creativity

Dainik Bhaskar had release a hard Hitting anti smoking print ad.

 

 

Abby's Award at Goafest

Bronze Award

Unique Print Innovation :

Dainik Bhaskar

The Award was given for a Unique Print Innovation, in Campaign India Magazine. All "A" letters were removed from the front page.

 

 

Dainik Bhaskar won Bronze Award for Print Advertising Sales and Retention category at INMA (International Newsmedia Marketing Association)

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.

 

WORLD LARGEST TEA PARTY : INDORE Guinness World Record

 

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.

   

 

 

APA Awards (Asian Publishing Awards)

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

 

APMA Awards (Asian Publishing Management Awards) - Gold Award for Best Launch in Punjab

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).

 

 

ISO 9001:2000 certification

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.

 

 

Indian Language Newspaper Association

Pawan Agarwal, Director Dainik Bhaskar Group honored by The Government of India for promoting and growing the regional language habits for the newspaper readers.

 

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006

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

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.

 

IFRA Asia's Annual Media Awards

Silver Award

Best In info graphics- Newspaper :

Dainik Bhaskar

Dainik Bhaskar Group was felicitated with this award to recognize it excellence in design, usefulness and clarity of information conveyed in newspaper.

 

IFRA Asia's Annual Media Awards 2004 Best In info graphics - Newspaper (Gold Award)

Dainik Bhaskar was felicitated with this award to recognize its excellence in design, usefulness and clarity of information conveyed in newspaper and magazine.