NAI or Newspaper Association of India started its journey in the year
1993, holding the hand of a great man, Late Dr. M.R. Gaur of New Delhi.
Since then, we have been a sustainable name amongst the owners,
publishers and editors of Local and National Newspapers and Magazines of
Indian community Media. Our noted organization is registered in that very
particular year by the Government of India under SR Act XX1 of 1860 and
is headquartered in New Delhi. By being an absolute non-profit
organization, our key focus has always been on the advancement and
improvement of local newspapers, magazines and journals, published in
several vernaculars throughout the country.
The developmental process has to undergo several stages, which include
identifying the main troubles plaguing the small and medium scale
newspaper industries for a great many decades. We withstand those
hassles and put a communal effort to present those in front of the higher
authorities so that they can tackle and eradicate such issues for the
betterment of the Indian community media. Moreover, our chief concern
is to bring forth a common platform for all the associated members of
different newspapers or magazines so that they can interact with each
other by sharing their views and thoughts, which is undeniably significant
for generating progression.
These tasks are handled proficiently by our dynamic team members, who
get connected to us by availing separate category of membership. Our
core aphorism lies in encouraging the various papers or journals, which
are important for establishing a civil society in India. Besides, we are
trying to produce strong democratic values, which may boost up our
democracy consequently. That zeal or functionality would assist to attract
the neighbouring countries also and this is undoubtedly significant.
Generally, there are six strategic issues which include:- marketing, public
policy, diversity, industrial development, newspaper operations and
readership and all these are the subject of analysis and regulation by our
The main focus of NAI at the time of its establishment was to deal with
the negative facets, highlight them and remove them to enhance the
propagation of the small and medium newspaper industries. Through all
our deeds, the objective of fostering the spirit of having a national cause
has always been reflected.