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Dainik Jagran

Dainik Jagran is a Hindi language daily of India. It is the leading Hindi newspaper of India and its total readership is in excess of 55.7 million. It is owned by Jagaran Prakashan Ltd and
publishes 36 editions that are available in 11 states across India.

Dainik Jagran Background

Puranchandra Gupta founded Dainik Jagran in Jhansi in 1942 – the head offices were shifted to Kanpur in 1947. It was from Kanpur that Dainik Jagran introduced its second edition on 21st September, 1947. 
The Rewa and Bhopal editions of Dainik Jagran were launched in 1953 and 1956 respectively. The Gorakhpur edition was initiated in 1975 and in 1979 the Varanasi, Lucknow and Allahabad editions were introduced. 
The Meerut edition of Dainik Jagran was introduced in 1984 followed two years later by the Agra edition. The Delhi and Bareilly editions were launched in 1990 and 1989 respectively. 18 new editions were added between 1997 and 2006 followed by 6 more in the next couple of years. 
Its publishing centers may be enumerated as below:
  1. Bhopal
  2. Dehradun
  3. Rewa
  4. Amritsar
  5. Kanpur
  6. Ludhiana
  7. Jhansi
  8. Jalandhar
  9. Varanasi
  10. Panipat
  11. Agra
  12. Hissar
  13. Allahabad
  14. Patna
  15. Aligarh
  16. Bhagalpur
  17. Bareilly
  18. Muzaffarpur
  19. Gorakhpur
  20. Dharamshala
  21. Ranchi
  22. Delhi
  23. Dhanbad
  24. Siliguri
  25. Jamshedpur
  26. Jammu

Dainik Jagran Educational Initiatives 

The several educational institutes set up by the Dainik Jagran group may be mentioned as below:
  • JIMMC (Jagran Institute of Management and Mass Communication), Noida
  • JIM (Jagran Institute of Management), Kanpur
  • JIMMC, School of Animation, Noida
  • Jagran Institute of Digital Animation, Kanpur
  • JIMMC (Jagran Institute of Management and Mass Communication), Kanpur
  • Jagran Public School (JPS)
  • JIDA, Kanpur

Dainik Jagran Contact Details

The contact details of Dainik Jagran can be enumerated as below:
Jagran Building, 
2, Sarvodya Nagar, 
Kanpur-208 005, 

Last Updated:23/09/11