Rajsthan Patrika, a 52-year-old company that started as an evening newspaper with a borrowed capital of Rs. 500 has now grown as a media house and is among the fastest growing multi media conglomerates in India. Rajasthan Patrika is one of the leading newspapers of Rajasthan.
The glorious journey of Patrika started way back in 1956, when Sh. Karpoor Chandra Kulish laid the foundation of Rajasthan Patrika, which is now the 5th largest Hindi daily in India (IRS 08). The idea of starting a newspaper from scratch was a challenging proposition but Shri Kulish ji took up the crusade with absolute fortitude and determination. The newspaper grew with the growing faith of expanding number of readers and today it stands tall as one of the most credible newspapers in India. The success story of Patrika from a local quarter-size double-sheet evening daily (1956) to a full-fledged sixteen-page newspaper has been an epitome of sheer hard work & determination of each & every employee of the organization. Rajasthan Patrika is the initiator in the development of ‘Journalism in Rajasthan’. It is committed to provide reliable, authentic, and apolitical news, to educate the masses and give voice to issues that concern their lives.
Rajasthan Patrika is the no.1 Hindi daily in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. (IRS 08). In Rajasthan alone more than 1 Crore 32 lakh 90 thousand readers (IRS 08 TR) read Rajasthan Patrika. The readership of Rajasthan Patrika alone is more than the combined readership of rest of all newspapers in Rajasthan, put together (IRS 08).
Recently conducted BBC-Reuters Survey ranked Rajasthan Patrika among 3 most trusted newspapers in India. It enjoys the distinction of being the first Indian newspaper to have won both IFRA Asia, for excellence in printing and SOPA for best reporting in the same year. Rajasthan Patrika figured among the top five successful Asian Community newspapers (AMIC, Singapore - UNESCO).
It has workforce strength of 2000 correspondents, reporters and stringers spread all across the country. The company has a vast network of 3,500 agents and 12,000 Hawkers. A motivated workforce of 4000 personnel is associated with the company.
Rajasthan Patrika reaches more than 80 countries via P.E.P.C worldwide machines (press point vending machines)
Rajasthan Patrika has an intensive national coverage through its 17 publishing centers across India at following locations:
Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Bikaner, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Bhilwara, Alwar, Ajmer, Pali, Banswara, Bangalore, Ahemadabad, Surat, Chennai, Kolkata.
Patrika Group has entered madhya Pradesh as 'Patrika' with enormous success in its very first year of launch. We are currently publishing patrika editions from Bhopal,Indore,Ujjain,Ratlam, Jabalpur
Rajasthan Patrika has a wide network of corporate offices across some major cities of India to carry out our various business operations smoothly. The major cities are as follows:
Bhopal, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Raipur, Vishakapatnam.