Our Torchbearers

Abhijit Pawar, Managing Director, Sakal Media Group

You do not just have to be optimistic about the future to bring in progress and everlasting change into reality; you need to go beyond that and take concrete steps.”

Uday Jadhav, CEO, Sakal Media Group

“Marketing is just as important as quality products for a business to be successful. Agricultural dailies like Agrowon have a strong connection with our rural areas. At the same time, the various editions and magazines of ‘Sakal’ have established good relations with the business community. ‘I am sure that Agrowon Mart will be a great link between farmers, traders, and consumers.”

Nilesh Shejwal, CEO, Agrowon

“Our aim is to provide accurate and timely information to the farmers, to supply the required materials, to create a post-harvest commercial approach for better harvesting.”

About Agrowon

Established in April 2005, Agrowon is a trusted brand name in agriculture. It boasts to be world’s first ever daily focused solely on agriculture. It is a 16 page tabloid with 8 editions, and was launched with an objective of equipping farmers with market information and the latest technology, to make them globally competitive. Agrowon’s popularity is attributed to its sensible and in-depth coverage of farming and rural development. The publication also disseminates new trends on allied agribusiness activities like dairy, poultry, fisheries, etc. Vasantrao Naik Prathistan, Pusad, Afaq, LIMCA had bestowed Agrowon with the prestigious award for accomplishing pioneering work in information dissemination in the agriculture sector.

About Sakal Media Group

Established in 1932, The Sakal Media Group is the largest independently owned media business in Maharashtra. Headquartered in the educational and cultural capital of the state – Pune, The Sakal Media Group owns and operates newspapers and magazines in Marathi as well as English with a circulation across Maharashtra and Goa. The Group also has interests in Event Management Services, Commercial Printing and also runs a Regional Television Channel.

With a workforce of over 3,500 and a vendor network that exceeds 25,000, The Sakal Media Group is a people-focused organization with an open and vibrant work environment offering scope for advancement and growth. Guided by the philosophy of ‘Social First’ all group initiatives are guided by their potential for Social Impact and Transformation.