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Monica Nayyar Patnaik elevated as MD as Sambad turns 30

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Monica Nayyar Patnaik elevated as MD as Sambad turns 30

Monica Nayyar Patnaik is now the Managing Director, Eastern Media Limited, whose flagship brand in print is Oriya daily, Sambad.

Soumya Ranjan Patnaik continues to be the CMD, Eastern Media Limited and Editor, Sambad. Tanaya Patnaik is now the Executive Director, Eastern Media Limited. At Sambad, K K Mohapatra continues to be the Chief Operating Officer and Rajeev Srivastava, the Chief Marketing Officer.

A new logo design celebrating 30 years of successful publication of Odisha’s daily ‘Sambad’ was formally unveiled by its editor Soumya Ranjan Patnaik.

Speaking on the occasion Patnaik said Sambad in its long 30 year’s journey continues to remain the voice of the common man and will continue to do so in the future.

Monica Nayyar Patnaik, Managing Director, Eastern Media Limited, thanked all colleagues and associates for their contribution in the 30-year long and eventful march of Sambad.

Sambad’s 30 year celebration in Bhubaneshwar was marked by an event that entailed Harsha Bhogle to speak on his ‘Winning Way’.

The group has also revamped in some of the key positions.

Sambad was launched on October 04, 1984, and was the first ever Oriya newspaper to hit this stands as morninger.  With this the countdown began for the end of decades old trend of Dak Editions in Odia newspaper world. Adopting the latest technology of the day, SAMBAD was also the first news paper to introduce computerized photo-type setting and offset printing, providing altogether a new experience to Oriya readers in newspaper reading.


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