Sakal Media Group’s Sakal Marathi newspaper has bagged the WAN-IFRA international award for colour printing.
The award was presented by Manfred Werfel, Deputy CEO, WAN-IFRA, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Magdoom Mohamed, Managing Director of WAN-IFRA South Asia, to Sakal’s Production Manager Balasaheb Mujumale, Jayesh Gaikwad and Naresh Chavan here on Wednesday.
With this award, Sakal has been included among the world’s top newspapers having quality colour printing. Sakal has won the award in the contest held for the period from January to March this year.
Altogether, 130 periodicals from 29 countries had participated in this contest. From India, 31 newspaper groups had participated in the contest. Sakal is the only regional newspaper to win this honour.
Sakal won the prestigious award in the competition organised by the IFRA’s International Newspaper Colour Quality Club. Sakal Media Group has been awarded INCQC membership for two years (2016-18) in the exclusive club of top quality titles. Wan IFRA was founded in 1961 to provide services and advice to newspapers and also to establish quality criteria.