Way back thirty two years ago, Odia journalism witnessed the dawn of a new era in 1984, when Sambad was launched as the first vernacular morninger of the state. And, as they say, the rest is history.
With many firsts to its credit, SAMBAD, not only brought about a revolution in the media industry of Odisha but also set new standards in Odia journalism. Sambad, is no longer a newspaper but a movement for socio-economic changes. Riding on the support of the readers Sambad today is the No.1 Odia daily, a household name for substance and style.
Sambad, with a circulation of more than 4 lakhs and a huge readership of nearly 70 lakhs, is published from eight centre.
SAMBAD is Odisha’s most widely read and the largest circulated Odia daily. Started in 1984 and the first to introduce offset printing technology in the state, it has 8 editions now. The ABC and IRS figures also testify to Sambad’s No.1 status.
Sambad was also the first daily in the state to introduce supplements for all segments.
SUPRABHAT – A leisure reading and informative page having focus on subjects like Health/Science, Achievements/Innovations, Women/fashion, Agriculture, Society and Philosophy/Spiritual matters.
E2 (EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT) is the first-of-its-kind weekly broadsheet pull-out featuring employment opportunities and educational information. E2 targets the the students and jobseekers of Odisha.
SAMBAD MAHANAGAR – This the broadsheet covering city news, happenings, current affairs etc.
RABIBAR – Rabibar is the Sunday section of Sambad. It features updates of Odia and Hindi movie industry, entertainment, jokes, literature, stories & leisure reading articles.
KATHA – Katha is a popular monthly Odia literary magazine that carries short stories, fictions authored by eminent, well-known and promising writers of Odia literature.
PAURUSHA – A household Odia digest featuring articles from science to religion, inventions to literature, that caters to readers of all age groups. Further PAURUSHA also carries a section called ‘KISHOR PAURUSHA’ which contains literary articles for teenager.
With sambad.in, a 24X7 news portal, Sambad is now available online for readers round the globe. You can also connect with us on Facebook ( @SambadOfficial ) and Twitter ( @sambad_odisha).
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