National, January 04, 2018
The Indian Newspaper Society has nominated Mr Shailesh Gupta, Director, Jagran Prakashan Ltd, and Midday as a nominee to the board of the World Association of Newspapers, Paris.
The World Association of Newspapers, is a global network of 18,000 publications from around 120 countries. Over the past 70 years, WAN has always been committed to fostering international business cooperation among publishers; sharing best practices in both business and technology, and engage with public authorities and institutions to promote press freedom.
Founded in 1939, the Indian Newspaper Society is the central organization of the Press of India. It promotes and safeguarding the business interests of its members publications and takes suitable steps in respect of such business as are affected by the action of Legislatures, Governments, the Law Courts, Municipal and local bodies and Associations or Organizations, commercial or formed for any other purpose. It also makes rules and regulations and bye-laws to govern the conduct of its members in accordance with the decisions of the Society.
Mr Shailesh Gupta is the Vice President at INS. In 2004-05, he was elected as the youngest member of the Managing Committee of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. In 2012-13 he was the Chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. He's also been conferred with the "Most Talented CMO of India" by the World Marketing Congress in 2014. He was awarded the "Youngest Entrepreneur Of The Year" by Rotary Club, India, and was the recipient of the "Excellence Award for Communication and Mass Entertainment" By Merchants' Chamber of U.P.
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