The true reflection of our undying commitment to quality is the large number of awards and accolades we have received from industry and customers alike. We not only stole the show at recent Asia Media Awards 2010, but also qualified for the coveted membership of IFRA INCQC awarded jointly by NAA (Newspaper association Of America) and IFRA (Europe).
You Read, They learn For award
The Hindustan Times “You Read, They learn” initiative was honoured with a bronze in the “Corporate Advertising – Social Causes” category of the EFFIE, the most coveted awards for marketing effectiveness.
Hindustan Times launched the “You Read, They learn” in April 2012, as a year-long initiative to help educate underprivileged children. Through this initiative, launched initially in Delhi-NCR, part of the price readers pay for the newspaper in Delhi-NCR goes towards creating a corpus which will fund the education of over 10,000 children over the year.
HT Media gets ‘2012 Best Companies to Work For’ award
In the list of ‘India’s Best Companies to Work for’, released by The Great Place to Work Institute, India, for 2012, HT Media tops the list amongst media companies.
Over 600 hundred companies, pan India, participated in the survey this year. An exhaustive survey and study across industry verticals led to identifying the top 50 best companies. The final winners were announced at a grand awards ceremony held in Mumbai on July 13, 2012.
A great workplace as defined in the study, is one where employees trust the organisation they work for, take pride in the work they do and are happy with the work environment and their colleagues.
HT Media stood at number 16 across all industry verticals. It was at number 14 in the list of ‘Best Companies to Work For – Upto Thousand Employees’.
No other media company made it to the top 25 …
Fever 104 FM’s Radio Ramayan wins two Golds at the New York Festival
Fever 104 FM’s unique on-air initiative of Radio Ramayana has been recognized and felicitated with two Golds at the New York Festival. The station which is most known for its thought-leadership and innovation created the first ever epic on radio in the form of Fever Radio Ramayan which has now won two Gold grand trophies for ‘Best Sound’ and ‘Best Editing’. Over the past 54 years the New York Festivals, Radio Program and Promotion Awards has been recognizing the World’s Best Radio Programs.
Mint Money Launch wins award
The 2010 Marketing campaign of “Mint Money Launch” won a silver at the recent International News Media Marketing Association (INMA) Awards held in New York. Mint won this award in the category of New Brand/ Product/ Audience Development. Mint is the only business publication from India to win an award this year.
What makes the victory unique and encouraging is that there were entries from 30 countries in this edition of INMA Awards. The Awards competition was judged by an international jury of industry experts from Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Canada, India, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
Mint continues to build its presence in the key market of Mumbai on the back of a successful launch of Mint Money. This award further validates the good quality of work the team is putting in to win in this critical market.
Hindustantimes.com wins PC World Web Awards for best technology usage for 2nd time in a row
Hindustantimes.com takes pride in constantly upgrading itself to successfully meet the growing and evolving demands of its consumers. The site creates synergy between cutting edge technology, editorial content and of course the most important component the end user. Its path breaking efforts have been recognized by the web world and the site has bagged PC World Web Award’s ‘Excellence in Technology Usage’ award in the News Category for the second time in a row. According to the jury, Hindustantimes.com is the best designed news site proving very relevant for news readers and those who were looking for that extra edge from a news site. We need not say more!
PACE gets President’s Pat
If you are a teacher and your students are bored with the way subjects are being taught in school, especially when they are studying history and not events they can relate to it’s time perhaps to join HTs PACE Programme.
This has been pointed out by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The President’s comments figure on the RashTrapati Bhavan’s official web site, www presidentofindia.nic in in the children’s Corner carrying Kalam’s answers to questions e-mailed to him by children.
“I have seen a programme being conducted by one of the newspaper groups for Action in Education (PACE) in which the curriculum is based on the news item of the day. Mathematics, science, history, geography and the language are all taught from occurrences around the world being reported in the newspaper”, wrote Kalam, alluding to the HT’s Partnerships for Action in Education (PACE).
Letter of appreciation from Mr. Timothy Balding, Director General, World Association of Newspapers (WAN) – 2000
Quote from the letter:
“…The range of projects that you have developed over the past year is truly impressive and exciting. I am convinced that you will have a major impact on better education and literacy…”
Newspapers win back young readers
“Aajivan Shiksha” a special initiative by PACE was awarded the Jury’s Special Mention at the 5th World Young Reader Conference by WAN, Paris.
Education Friendly Media award – 2002
The Society for Unaided Private Schools of Rajasthan conferred PACE with the Education Friendly Media award for activities conducted under the aegis of PACE.
Rotary Club of Calcutta honours PACE – 2002
The Rotary Club of Calcutta honoured PACE Manager Kolkata for contributions made in the field of social education.