BW Businessworld is an Indian business magazine. The magazine was published by ABP Group, whose most prominent publications are The Telegraph, Anandabazar Patrika, Sananda, Anandamela and others. On 19 September 2013 ABP Group owners Ananda Publishers sold Businessworld to Anurag Batra, owner of media group exchange4media,[1] and Vikram Jhunjhunwala, who runs investment banking and asset management firm Shrine Capital for an undisclosed amount.[2][3]

BW Businessworld
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BW Businessworld
Editor-in-ChiefAnurag Batra
CategoriesBusiness magazine
Year founded1981
Based inNew Delhi

BW Businessworld offices are located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.

The magazine was founded in 1981.[4]

Their publications are BW Police World, BW Defence, BW Legal World, BW Marketing World


Annurag Batra, also known as Anurag Batra, an Indian journalist and author, is the chairman and editor in chief of Businessworld and Exchange4media[5] and also a member of the board of governors of the Management Development Institute (MDI).[6][7][8]


Annurag Batra acquired Businessworld from the ABP Group in 2013.[9][10] All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory body of the Government of India, has appointed Dr. Anurag Batra as a member of the board of governors of the Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon.[6][11]


  1. ^ "Anurag Batra « India's Largest eCommerce Platform". Archived from the original on 10 February 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  2. ^ Pranali Shah (5 September 2013). "ABP Group to Sell Its Business Magazine - BusinessWorld". DealCurry. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
  3. ^ "ABP Group sells Businessworld magazine". @businessline. 19 September 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2021.
  4. ^ Sangita P. Menon Malhan (2 August 2013). The Toi Story: How A Newspaper Changed the Rules of the Games. HarperCollins Publishers India. p. 35. ISBN 978-93-5029-664-6. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  5. ^ Sahu, Yogesh (24 December 2020). "कोविड-19 की चपेट में आए ई4एम समूह के चेयरमैन डॉ. अनुराग बत्रा". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  6. ^ a b "AICTE appoints Anurag Batra as MDI's Member of Board of Governors". NewsX. 15 January 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  7. ^ "AICTE appoints Dr Anurag Batra on the MDI Board". ANI News. 16 January 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  8. ^ "Ex-MDI student - Anurag Batra appointed in MDI Board of Governors". ABP. 28 January 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  9. ^ Mishra, Digbijay; Balachandran, Manu (20 September 2013). "ABP Group offloads Businessworld as downturn in media sets in". Business Standard India. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  10. ^ "ABP group sells 'Businessworld' magazine to Exchange4media owner and others". The Economic Times. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  11. ^ ANI (16 January 2020). "AICTE appoints Dr Anurag Batra on the MDI Board". Business Standard. Retrieved 18 February 2022.

External linksEdit

  • Official website