www.infodea.in is a news portal started by a group of veteran and young journalists who are passionate about media and are committed to taking news in a right perspective to the people. It came into existence in 2016 and is being funded by The Paag Media, a company that came into existence in 2014.
The main pillars who run infodea are Orko Mukherjee (CEO), Rahul Lahkar (editor), Vivek Prasad (Content head), S Vishnu Sharmaa (special correspondent) and Kamalesh Giri (Technical Head). Infodea started its hindi edition in 2018. About 30 people are engaged with us and our website receives more than 500 hits per story on a day. The website also aims to start editions in all major languages of India in future.
Soon after we came into inception in 2016, our news portal won the appreciation from educational institutions of repute located across the country and students from there began coming to us to get trained in various topics related to journalism like news photography, news editing, search engine optimisation, news article hosting.
So far we have trained more than 15 students and 20 are engaged in internship with us. While we have tie-ups with Amity University (Gwalior), Hindustan College of Arts and Science and MOP Vaishnav College, more institutions are coming forward to have tie–ups with us so that their students can have a hands on training about journalism related subjects.