Devendra Darda of Lokmat Media Group elected as chairman of ABC


PANAJI: Devendra V Darda, Managing Director of Lokmat Media Group was elected as the chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for the year 2020-2021. Darda’s Lokmat Media Group is one of the largest regional media groups in India and has presence in print, digital, TV and events, encompassing all media. Darda has served on several media industry bodies namely, INS and IFRA. He also presides over several educational institutions in Yavatmal, Maharashtra and is on the managing committee of Western India Football Association. Karunesh Bajaj, ITC Ltd, representing Advertiser category on the Council was unanimously elected as the deputy chairman of the Bureau for the year 2020-2021. NT