About Sakal NIE

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Sakal NIE

Sakal’s Newspaper in Education (Sakal NIE) is a novel program that helps students ‘Stay Ahead’ and aims at making ‘Learning Fun’. It introduces concepts that help individual growth and development beyond school curriculum.

A brainchild of Sakal Media Group, the leading Marathi newspapers, Sakal NIE nurtures progress and innovation. Adapted from the international concept, Sakal’s Newspaper in Education program (Sakal NIE) was initiated in the 2002.

Today we have over 2000+ schools and over 75,000+ students subscribing to the programme, spanning 15 districts viz. Pune, PCMC, Baramati, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Kolhapur, Nashik, Satara, Jalgoan, Mumbai, Nagpur, Akola, Yavatmal, Aurangabad, and Amravati.

The Sakal NIE Student edition, a customized student newspaper exclusively for the students, packs a powerful punch in terms of content that leads to a smarter and superior learning experience. The information is crafted such that it finds use in classroom discussions, thus making it relevant and current. It truly gives education a new dimension by fostering the simple habit of reading which in turn paves the way for a confident, informed and aware individual. A newspaper that inspires young minds and equips them to face challenges of today’s world; making way for global citizens.Empowering students with new cutting-edge knowledge through various educative and informative activities is a commitment and tradition of Sakal NIE.

The programme serves as a catalyst of education and interaction, as well as a window into the minds of the quintessential Indian youth. On a significant scale Sakal NIE comprises diverse interesting activities and events that boost the child’s passion for learning, while revealing hidden talent.

While you are aware that Sakal Media Group is among the leading marathi Newspapers, it has consummated its position as an everlasting winner. With several awards and recognitions to its credit, Sakal Media Group and Sakal NIE have validated an enduring tradition of setting the highest benchmarks in every respect.

Sakal NIE has grown remarkably over the last two decades, touching millions of children across more than 15 districts. Our absolute commitment towards the fledgling generation remains undiluted and our greatest strength lies in your partnership and commitment.

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Why Sakal NIE

Profound Reading

Information & knowledge


Knowledge and entertainment


Interaction & Experiences