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 Mr. Mahendra Mohan Gupta
 Chairman & Managing Director
Mr. Mahendra Mohan Gupta (73 years) is the Chairman and Managing Director of our Company and also holds the position of Managing Editor of Dainik Jagran. He holds a bachelor's degree in commerce. Mr. Gupta has 56 years of experience in the print media industry. Mr. Gupta has held various key positions in the industry including being the Chairman of United News of India ("UNI"), President of The Indian Newspaper Society (“INS”), President of Indian Languages Newspaper Association ("ILNA"), Council Member of Audit Bureau of Circulations, Member of Press Council of India and Member of Film Censor Board of India, Member of the Board of Press Trust of India (PTI) besides holding senior honorary positions in various social and cultural organizations. Mr. Gupta was a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) from April, 2006 to April, 2012 and presently Member on the Board of PTI, INS and Merchants' Chambers of Uttar Pradesh. His work for the cause of society, Indian trade and industry in general and newspaper industry in particular has been recognized by various social, cultural and professional bodies in India. For excellence in Hindi newspaper, he has been honoured with 'Indira Gandhi Priyadarshni Award' by All India National Unity Conference, New Delhi. Mr. Gupta also holds the post of Non-Executive Chairman of Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited, Rave@Moti Entertainment Private Limited and Jagran18 Publications Limited. He has been a director of our Company since inception and is a nominee of our Promoters.
 Mr. Sanjay Gupta
 CEO & Whole Time Director
Mr. Sanjay Gupta (51 years) is a Whole-time Director and also holds the position of Editor of Dainik Jagran and CEO of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science. Mr. Gupta has more than 31 years of experience in the print media industry. Besides being the Editor of Dainik Jagran and CEO of our Company, he is also responsible for our operations in the northern region comprising of New Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. Mr. Gupta is a director of Mid-day Infomedia Limited, MMI Online Limited, Suvi Info Management (Indore) Private Limited, Naidunia Media Limited, Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited and Indian Newspaper Society. Mr. Gupta has been a director of our Company since 1993 and is a nominee of our Promoters.
 Mr. Dhirendra Mohan Gupta
 Whole Time Director
Mr. Dhirendra Mohan Gupta (70 years) is a Whole-time Director.He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts. Mr. Gupta has more than 48 years of experience in the print media industry. He is the Director-in-charge of our operations in the western regions of Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. He is also the Director of Western U.P. Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited. Mr. Gupta has been a director of our Company since inception and is a nominee of our Promoters.
 Mr. Sunil Gupta
 Whole Time Director
Mr. Sunil Gupta (52 years) is a Whole-time Director. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in commerce. Mr. Gupta has more than 31 years of experience in the print media industry. He is in charge of our operations in Bihar, Jharkhand and parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh. He is also the Director of Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited. Mr. Gupta has been a director of our Company since 1993 and is a nominee of our Promoters.
 Mr. Shailesh Gupta
 Whole Time Director
Mr. Shailesh Gupta (45 years) is a Whole-time Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in commerce. Mr. Gupta has more than 24 years of experience in the print media industry. He is Chairman of Council of Audit Bureau of Circulations, member of The Indian Newspaper Society and heads our advertisement and marketing department. Mr. Gupta is also a director of Midday Infomedia Limited, Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited, Suvi Info Management (Indore) Private Limited, Rave Real Estate Private Limited, Jagmini Microknit Private Limited, Rave@Moti Entertainment Private Limited and Naidunia Media Limited. Mr. Gupta has been a director of our Company since 1994 and is a nominee of our Promoters.
 Mr. Devendra Mohan Gupta
 Non-Executive Director
Mr. Devendra Mohan Gupta (64 years) is a Non-Executive Director.He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical). Mr. Gupta has vast experience in handling Product Design, Research & Development, Production, Purchase & Sales (Domestic & Overseas). He is pioneer in introducing D.C. Micro Motors technology in the country and Indian Standard Institution (I.S.I.), took Mr. Gupta on its Panel in the year 1979 for D.C. Micro Motors. Mr. Gupta has helped I.S.I. for formulating the specifications for D.C. Micro Motors & bringing out its first Standard IS: 9670 in the year 1980. He is the Managing Director of Jagmini Micro Knit Private Limited, Classic Hosiery Private Limited, Director of Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited and Kanchan Properties Limited. He is the recipient of Export award of Electronics & Computer Software Export Promotion Council (sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India), New Delhi for the year 1995-96 from Hon’ble Minister of Commerce. Mr. Gupta has been appointed as the Director of our Company in the Annual General Meeting held on 4th September 2008 and is a nominee of our promoters.
 Mr. Shailendra Mohan Gupta
 Non-Executive Director
Mr. Shailendra Mohan Gupta (63 years) is a Non-Executive Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science. He has over 35 years of experience in administration, sales and marketing fields in Sugar, Alcohol and Electronics industry. He was Joint Managing Director of Jagran Micro Motors Limited and Managing Director of Shakumbari Sugar & Allied Industries Limited. He is also the Director of The India Thermit Corporation Limited, Kanchan Properties Limited, Classic Hosiery Private Limited, Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited, Om Multimedia Private Limited and P. C. Renewable Energy Private Limited. Mr. Shailendra Mohan Gupta has been appointed as the Director of our Company in the Annual General Meeting held on 4th September 2008 and is a nominee of our promoters.
 Mr. Satish Chandra Mishra
 Non-Executive Director
Mr. Satish Chandra Mishra (51 years) is a Whole-time Director of our Company. Mr. Mishra received his B.E. (Electronics) in 1983, from Madhav Institute of Technology, Gwalior, P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Management from IMT Ghaziabad, in 2006 and MBA (Major-Marketing Management, Minor-Operations Management) from Punjabi School of Management Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, in 2009. He has over 31 years of experience in Newspaper industry. He joined our Board as a Director of the Company on July 31, 2013.
 Mr. Akhilesh Krishna Gupta
 Independent Director
Mr. Akhilesh K. Gupta (62 years) is an Independent Director. Mr. Gupta received his B.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering, with distinction, from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1973 and MBA degree from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University in 1981. He began his career at Hindustan Lever, India’s largest multi-national corporation. From 1981 to 1992 he worked in the U.S., first in consulting with Strategic Planning Associates and ICF in Washington D.C., then as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Krauses Sofa (an integrated retailer and manufacturer of furniture), and after that as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Stylus Inc. (another integrated retailer and manufacturer of furniture). He is at present Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Chairman of Blackstone India. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Gupta served as CEO- Corporate Development for Reliance Industries Limited and Reliance Infocomm Limited. During Mr. Gupta’s tenure, the Reliance group was India’s largest private sector business house with diversified interests in petrochemicals, energy, power, telecom, and financial services. Mr. Gupta’s efforts at Reliance were focused on developing Reliance’s oil & gas, refining, and telecom businesses. Mr. Gupta is on the boards of Gokaldas Exports Limited, Allcargo Global Logistics Limited, CMS Securitas Limited, NCC Limited, MTAR Technologies Private Limited, CMS Info Systems Private Limited, Moser Baer Projects Private Limited and Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited. Mr. Gupta joined our Board on September 28, 2012.
 Mr. Amit Dixit
 Independent Director
Mr. Amit Dixit (41 years) is an Independent Director. He holds MBA degree from Harvard Business School, MS degree in Engineering from Stanford University where he was awarded the John A. Blum fellowship, and a B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai where he was awarded the Director’s Silver Medal for graduating at the top of his program. He is at present Senior Managing Director in the Blackstone, a private equity fund. Before joining Blackstone in 2007, he was a Principal at Warburg Pincus where, over a five and a half year period, he executed a variety of transactions. Mr. Dixit is on the boards of Jagran Media Network Investment Private Limited, Moser Baer Projects Private Limited, Monnet Power Company Limited, NCC Limited, Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited, MB Power ( Madhya Pradesh) Limited and Midday Infomedia Limited. Mr. Dixit joined our Board on September 28, 2012.
 Mr. Anuj Puri
 Independent Director
Mr. Anuj Puri (48 years) is an Independent Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce, is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (New Delhi), Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK, Associate of Insurance Institute of Surveyors & Adjusters (India) and an Associate of the Insurance Institute of India. Mr. Puri has over 23 years experience in multidisciplinary consulting ranging from real estate to social development projects. Specifically in real estate sector, he has expertise in planning and undertaking demand assessment studies, valuation and transactional services including marketing strategies based on technical analysis of real estate markets. His past experience ranges from feasibility studies, program requirement derivation, fund and investor sourcing. Mr. Puri has held various key positions in the industry and is the Member of CII Western Regional Council 2009 - 2010, a Member of National Retail Committee, CII, Member of the Real Estate Committee of FICCI as well as a Fellow of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). At present, Mr. Puri is the Chairman & Country Head of Jones Lang LaSalle, one of India’s largest real estate service providers with operations in 11 cities across India. Mr. Puri joined our Board as an Additional Director on January 31, 2013.
 Mr. Bharat Ji Agrawal
 Independent Director
Mr. Bharat Ji Agrawal (70 years) is an Independent Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science and a bachelor’s degree in law. Mr. Agrawal has been practicing as an advocate for about 50 years. Mr. Agrawal has been designated as Senior Advocate by the High Court, Allahabad in 1997 and has been appointed as the Senior Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department in the High Court at Allahabad. He has been the Chairman and the Vice Chairman of U.P. Bar Council and has been nominated as National President of All India Federation of Tax Practitioners. He has addressed various Tax Conferences in London and USA apart from being a regular Faculty Member of Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chennai. Mr. Agrawal has been awarded ‘SUMMAN’ by the Income Tax Department in year 1997. In addition, Mr. Agrawal holds various senior honorary positions in various social and cultural organizations. Mr. Agrawal joined our Board on November 18, 2005.
 Mr. Dilip Cherian
 Independent Director
Mr. Dilip Cherian (57 years) is an Independent Director. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degree in Economic and is a Gurukul Chevening Fellow from the London School of Economics. Mr. Cherian is Founder & Consulting Partner of Perfect Relations, South Asia’s leading image management consultancy. He advises CEOs on External Communications, Internal Communications and Public Affairs. Mr. Cherian has been the National Chair of the International Public Relations Association. He is on the Governing Board of Advertising Standards Council of India and served on the Board of Advisors at Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad and the Governing Council of the National Institute of Design. Mr. Cherian recently spent time on the Apex Committee of Shareholder Grievance of the Ministry of Company Affairs. Mr. Cherian is director of Radio One Limited, Next MediaWorks Limited, Bajaj Corp Limited and also, serves on the Board of a number of other private companies and social organisations. Mr. Cherian joined our Board as an Additional Director on January 31, 2013.
 Mr. Rajendra Kumar Jhunjhunwala
 Independent Director
Mr. Rajendra Kumar Jhunjhunwala (68 years) is an Independent Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He has the vast experience of handling Sugar Mill, Vanaspati Plant and Steel Foundry of Motilal Padampat Udyog Private Limited. He has been managing the export business of harness and saddlery products in M/s Moti International Private Limited. In past, he has been the President of Merchant Chamber of U.P., Chairman of the Employers association of Northern India, Vice President of Indian Vanaspati Producers Association, New Delhi and member of the Steel Furnace Association of India, New Delhi. In addition to this, he has also been associated with many philanthropic Associations. Mr. R.K. Jhunjhunwala has been appointed as the Director of our Company in the Annual General Meeting held on 4th September 2008.
 Mr. Shashidhar Narain Sinha
 Independent Director
Mr. Shashidhar Narain Sinha (55 years) is an Independent Director. He is the CEO of Lodestar Universal India. A veteran of 28 years experience in media management and development, he has overseen his agency’s recognition as a national “Agency of the Year” twice and “Runner Up” twice in the past five years. At the same time he has driven Lodestar Universal’s expansion into the Digital, Retail and Film Entertainment areas which offer unique opportunities in this large and accelerating market. He has worked on large FMCG brands like L’Oreal, Amul and S. C. Johnson. He is actively involved and drives key industry bodies like the Advertising Standards Council of India, AAAI’s – Indian Broadcasting Federation joint body on industry practices, Audit Bureau of Circulation and the Joint Industry Body set up to monitor TV measurement. Mr. Shashidhar Sinha has been appointed as the Director of our Company in the Annual General Meeting held on 4th September 2008.
 Mr. Vijay Tandon
 Independent Director
Mr. Vijay Tandon (68 years) is an Independent Director. He graduated from the University of Delhi. Mr. Tandon is a Chartered Accountant and fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1969, Mr. Tandon worked with Thakur, Vaidyanath Aiyar & Co., a leading firm of Chartered Accountants in New Delhi and was a partner of the firm between 1980 and 1999. As a chartered accountant and financial management consultant, with over 35 years of professional experience in various capacities, Mr. Tandon has been associated with number of private and public sector companies and banks in the capacity of auditor. Mr. Tandon has extensive knowledge of the corporate laws and was heading the Corporate Division of Thakur Vaidyanath Aiyar & Co. Mr. Tandon has been associated with print media industry in various capacities, as publisher auditor, representing the Audit Bureau of Circulations and as director in Associated Journals Limited (National Herald Group of Publications). Also, as a management consultant, Mr. Tandon has been associated with a number of consulting services in diverse sectors of economy, industry and public utilities funded by the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and Department of International Development, UK in India as well as South & Central Asia. Presently, Mr. Tandon is Principal Consultant with GHK Consulting Limited a UK-based development consultant. Mr. Tandon joined our Board on November 18, 2005.
 Ms. Anita Nayyar
 Independent Director
Ms. Anita Nayyar aged about 53 years. She holds a Bachelors degree in Microbiology and has done her Post Graduation in Advertising and Marketing with a Masters in Management. Ms. Nayyar has an experience of over 25 years in the industry and was voted second most influential media person in India by The Brand Equity Survey in 2006 and has always been in the top list of the influential media personalities ever since. Currently, she is CEO India and South Asia for Havas Media Group. She took on the mandate to expand the footprint of Havas Media Group in this lucrative market in 2006. Earlier, she has worked with some leading agencies in India including Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, Initiative Media, MediaCom and Starcom Worldwide.
 Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha
 Independent Director
Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha aged about 52 years hold the degree of B.Tech in Chemical Engineering with distinction from IIT Delhi. She is also M.A. and Ph.D. in Finance from the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania. She also an MBA from Drexel University. Dr. Sinha currently is Founder and Managing Partner, Pacific Paradigm Advisors, an independent investment advisory and management firm. She is also a CFA charter holder and member of the CFA Institute and the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to founding Pacific Paradigm Advisors in 2012, Dr. Sinha was senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group, leading Blackstone Asia Advisors as the business and head and Chief Investment Officer. Dr. Sinha was the Senior Managing Director of and Senior Portfolio Manager at Oppenheimer Asset Management and CIBC World Markets. She has also been Portfolio Manager on the emerging markets team at Batterymarch (a Legg Mason company) and member of the international equity management team at Standish Ayer & Wood (a BNY Mellon company). Dr. Sinha was one of the early investors in emerging markets and one of the first foreign investors into India. She managed the largest India Fund (which peaked at $2.7 billion in assets) in the US for almost 15 years. She has also managed several Asian funds. During Dr. Sinha`s management, the India Fund was awarded the US Lipper Performance Achievement Certificate for being the number one performing closed-end emerging markets fund over 10 years. She was awarded Woman of the Year at the Global Indian Awards in 2003. Her investing career on Wall Street has been featured, among other places, on the cover of Savvy and in the book Corporate Divas (showcasing the life stories of India`s leading corporate women). Dr. Kumar-Sinha has spoken on career growth topics to various professional women`s groups such as 100 Women in Hedge Funds and Asian Women in Business. She also has just anchored a TV series on ET NOW, Global Insights with Punita Kumar-Sinha, which analyzed leading economies and their impact on India.
 Mr. Jayant Davar
 Independent Director
Mr. Jayant Davar aged about 53 years is the founder, Co-Chairman & Managing Director of Sandhar Technologies Limited. The Company manufactures a diverse range of automotive components. Mr. Davar is a Mechanical Engineer and is also an alumni of Harvard Business School. He has been conferred with the distinguished alumnus award by his engineering college. He is the President of Automotive Skills Development Council, Govt. of India, Governing Council Member – Innovation Council, Govt. of Haryana, Governing Council Member – National Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), Govt. of India. He is the member of Advisory Committee of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany, manufacturing Council, Governing Council VLFM Program, National Committees for Public Policy, Affirmative Action & Trade Fairs. Currently, Mr. Davar is Co-Chairman & Managing Director of Sandhar Technologies Limited, Vice Chairman & Director of Sandhar Infosystems Limited and director in Vardhman Special Steels Limited, Sandhar Tooling Private Limited, KDB Investments Private Limited, Haridwar Estates Private Limited, Raasaa Retail Private Limited, Sanjeevani Impes Private Limited, YSG Estates Private Limited and Sandhar Estates Private Limited.
 Ravi Sardana
 Independent Director
Mr. Ravi Sardana aged about 49 years is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a Chevening Scholar. He has over two decades experience in investment banking and corporate finance and has contributed to more than a hundred successful transactions. He is currently Executive Vice President in ICICI Securities Limited. Mr. Sardana has worked extensively in the media sector advising companies on advisory and fund raising assignments.