Brands Academy, the much-reputed branding organisation of Asia has awarded Alok Sanwal - the man behind Dainik Jagran INEXT - 'Indian of The Year Award'. Media Person of the Year - Print title was conferred on Alok Sanwal in a star-studded event held at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi.
Alok Sanwal, the COO of Dainik Jagran INEXT, is an engineer turned editor who re-engineered the world of print media in India. His claim to fame is the disruptor newspaper INEXT that he brought to life and turned into a success story. The bi-lingual newspaper from the stable of Jagran Prakashan came with a futuristic approach of publishing in the lingo of the common man. The product raised many eyebrows and attracted much attention only to reach the heights of success and popularity in the urban-urbane population of northern India.
The event was aimed at recognising the achievements of exemplary personalities that have contributed towards building the reputation of the nation. The event this time was even bigger as Brands Academy was also celebrating the success of its 75th flagship event. The event brought together more than 15 national and international speakers, representatives from 20 plus industry sectors, more than 60 participating companies and 200 plus delegates.
Speaking on the occasion, Alok said, "I am delighted to have been felicitated by Brands Academy. It's quite rewarding when your years of hard work and dedication are acknowledged by the legends of the industry."
Along with Alok Sanwal, a few more media celebrities were honoured at the event, including Rajdeep Sardesai and Shweta Singh. Other few key winners of the prestigious award included names like Kailash Satyarthi (Social Worker) and Chanda Kochhar (MD & CEO, ICICI Bank).
Shares of JAGRAN PRAKASHAN LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.182.5 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 182.35. The total number of shares traded during the day was 3419 in over 83 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 183 and intraday low of 179.15. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 617632.