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Amar Ujala Publications

Amar Ujala Publications

Amar Ujala Publications Limited is a print media publishing company. The company publishes the Hindi news daily – Amar Ujala (“Immortal Light”) that was founded in 1948 by Murari Lal Maheshwari and Dori Lal Agarwal. Today the newspaper is the third largest Hindi newspaper, and the third largest regional newspaper in India, according to the Indian Readership Survey 2017. The company’s website claims that the newspaper has 46 million daily readers as well as a circulation base of 2.7 million. In addition Amar Ujala Publications Limited also publishes educational books and magazines under the name of ‘Amar Ujala Educational Books’, and educational magazines ‘Saflata (Success)’ & ‘ Samyiki (Current Affairs)’ which are career and current affairs magazines respectively.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Private Limited

Business Sectors

Marketing, Outdoor Advertising, Commercial Printing, Integrated Business Solutions


Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Amar Ujala Newspaper (Missing data)

Other Online Outlets (Missing Data)


Media Business

Print and Publishing

Amar Ujala Printing Services (100%)


Amar Ujala Web Services Publications (100%)



Ujala Healthcare Services (100%)

General Information

Founding Year


Affiliated Interests Founder

Murari Lal Maheshwari and Dori Lal Agarwal

founded Amar Ujala in 1948.


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1101, 11th Floor, Antriksh Bhawan,

22, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place,

New Delhi-110001, India

Tel: +91 11 2373 6873



Tax/ ID Number

CIN: U22121DL2001PLC159705

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

INR 87605.86 Lacs. / USD 134.324 Million

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

INR 3684.85 Lacs. / USD 5.65 Million

Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Executive Board

Rajul Maheshwari

Managing Director of Amar Ujala Publications Limited

Non-Executive Board

Rahul Khare

Chariman of the board Amar Ujala Publication Limited

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Most data about the company is accessible easily. Not much information or details are available about the founders of Amar Ujala. The financial figures in this study use the INR to USD conversion with rates prevalent in April 2019.

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