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Rishi Darda

Rishi Darda

Editorial & Jt. Managing Director, Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd., India

Rishi Darda currently holds the position Editorial & Jt. Managing Director of Lokmat Media Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Rishi Darda is a young and dynamic business leader & well known media personality in India. He has been on the board of Lokmat Media since November 2001 and is involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. He is also the brain behind the business expansion strategies of the print media division of the group and especially market success in Pune for Lokmat.
Rishi has been instrumental in creating a convergence with print and digital for Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd. He has played a pivotal role in improving the daily online views of lokmat.com and re-launching the CNX news destination as Cnxmasti.com and lokmatnews.in under the aegis of Clickstart - digital arm of Lokmat Media Group. He is involved in content creation and setting up newer verticals at Lokmat.
He is the founder member of Intellectual properties as - Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year & Lokmat Maharashtra's Most Stylish. As a Digital evangelist, Rishi Darda is working to expand the same for Lokmat media online news in languages beyond Marathi.
He is a key contributor of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation. He was part of the Indian Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s delegation to Japan for the ‘Indo-Japan Economic Ties’ in 2001.
Rishi holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from H. R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, a Post Graduate degree in journalism from Aurangabad University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration in General Management from Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.

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