HT Media found its beginning in 1924 when its flagship newspaper, Hindustan Times was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi

have a combined daily readership base of 12.7 million (based on round 2 of Indian Readership Survey 2009) 19 printing facilities across India with an installed capacity of 1.5 million copies per hour. The company's job portal Shine.com which has received high appreciation from consumers and industry for its innovative design and usability crossed 5 million registrations. Desimartini.com - a social networking site is growing phenomenally. The company has recently launched an education portal www.HTCampus.com aimed at students passing out of school and college to help them take the right decision about their higher education. HT Media reported FY 2010 total annual revenue grew by 5% to reach Rs. 1,454 crore. The advertisement revenue recorded a modest growth of 1%. Reflecting an increased acceptance amongst advertisers, the advertising volumes increased by 17%. Radio vertical outscored others by posting a healthy revenue growth of 52%, taking its revenue to Rs. 43 crore.

Shobhana Bhartia
ChairpersonMrs. Shobhana Bhartia, who has been associated with the company since its inception, has taken over as the Chairperson on September 18, 2008. She has spearheaded the company's long-term vision and strategy. Mrs. Bhartia is in charge of formulating and directing the editorial policies of the company and has more than 25 years of experience in the newspaper industry.

Roger Greville
Director

K N Memani
Director

Y C Deveshwar
Director

N K Singh
Director

Ajay Relan
Director

Rajiv Verma
Chief Executive OfficerRajiv joined HT Media Ltd. as CEO in 2004. These 4 years have seen HT take giant strides, be it growing the vernacular business with Hindustan, creating national big brands ± Mint, Fever 104, Shine.com, in addition to growing new businesses like Events and Key Marketing Solutions, Ad for Equity, establishing international collaborations with Virgin Radio, Burda, Wall Street Journal, Red Match and substantively increasing our print capacities across the country.

Benoy Roychowdhury
Executive Director

Sharad Saxena

PAT margin expands to 10% from 8% due to the reasons mentioned above EPS (non annualized) stood at Rs. Mumbai.286 million from Rs. ( All comparisons with Q1 FY2010) y y y y y y y y y y Total revenues up 20% at Rs. together. 1964 The group started actively targeting the youth of India and launched the Nandanmagazine. HT Media dominates the English print space.2 694 million driven by volume growth and improvement in price realization co p so s t Q 20 0) 2. Hindustan has 13 editions across the Hindi belt. which remains the dominant newspaper in the core hindi belt of northern India.Hindustan was relaunched re-establishing the company's prominent presence in the regional news space. India. 3. 468 million from Rs. in technical collaboration with the Virgin Group.694 6% increase in circulation revenues to Rs. Ranchi. Kolkata.. 123 million from Rs. is a joint venture between HT Media Ltd. Bhopal. 1. both partners bring over 100 years of experience in printing. Germany.3 million readers across India be it mega cities like Delhi. 2006 Fever 104 FM is launched. 644 million.042 million primarily on account of: 22% increase in Advertising revenues of print segment at Rs. 4. 1960 The hindi literary magazine Kadambini was launched. Hindustan Times emerges as a natural choice for 3.76 y y y Fever ± its all about music .Executive Director . 2007 mint Be it the mainline daily or business news. 287 million. HT Burda Media Ltd. Patna. 88 million EBITDA increased to Rs.New Media Initiatives & Live Entertainment 1936 The hindi daily Hindustan was launched. 414 million from Rs. Lucknow and Jaipur. 1937 Devdas Gandhi was appointed the Managing Editor of the newspaper and remained the managing editor till his death in 1957. the group's Hindi newspaper Hindustan ranks as the third largest-read daily in the country. 444 million driven by higher circulation 39% increase in revenue from Radio business at Rs.Hindi Business Amit Garg Business Head ± Internet business Anand Bhardwaj Business Head . Pioneers in their respective fields. or smaller metros like Chandigarh.Operations & HR Amit Chopra Vice President . and Burda Druck GmbH. EBIDTA margin expands to 21% from 19% owing to: Robust advertising revenue growth driven by pricing and volumes Lower newsprint prices and continuing impact of various cost optimization measures Increasing contribution from new businesses like Radio and Firefly e-Ventures PAT increased to Rs. A part of HT Media Ltd. 857 million from Rs.

the public service broadcaster.y y y y y y y y y y y S Keerthivasan : Business Head -Fever 104 FM & Fever Entertainment Puja Sharma : Business Head Entertainment & HR Head Anas Wajid : Head Sales & Operations Gaurav Sharma : Group Programming Director Neeraj Saraswat : Station Head Kolkatta Kiran Murthi : Station Head Mumbai Saravpreet Singh : Sales. This is also known as Phase . However. including those licensees who are eligible for automatic migration for channels already operational by them.Regional Head North Karthi Naraynan : Station Head. had monopoly on Radio Broadcast.II) are: Process Of Granting Permission: The entities that plan to operate FM Stations in India will have to bid for the license. Further Companies associated with or controlled by any religious or political body or advertising agency will also not be allowed to tender for the license. subject to their fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has formulated a policy on expansion of FM radio broadcasting services through private agencies.Bangalore Vinay Manek : Programming Head-North & East Darius Sunawala : Programming Head -South & West Trupti Vasudev : National Marketing Head Rj paran richa lokesh priyanka prateek In India. till a couple of years back. shall be eligible to be considered for the pre-qualification round for fresh tendering under Phase 2. At present. Eligibility General Criteria Only Companies registered in India under the Companies Act. The permission shall be granted on the basis of One-Time Entry Fees (OTEF) quoted by the bidders (Closed Tender System). but the same is expected soon. 21 private FM stations are on the air in 12 cities. 1956 can bid for license for operating Private FM Channels. who exercise their option to be considered for Phase 2. . All India Radio . The salient features of policy for expansion of FM radio broadcasting services through private agencies (Phase .II of expansion of FM radio broadcasting. The existing Private FM Station operators (existing licensees). the Government of India opened the Sector for participation by the private FM broadcasters and offered 108 frequencies in 40 cities for open tender bidding. In May 2000. Now The Government of India. subsidiary Company of any Applicant Company or Company under the same management shall not be allowed to participate in the tender process for the license. The detailed tender notice has not been issued yet.

Financial Criteria Minimum Net Worth required for one channel per center in all regions: D category Sanjoy Narayan To Join As Hindustan Times Editor .

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