Number of employees
More than 1000
27 August 1947
Number of locations
New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Washington, New York, London, Beijing, Moscow, Kualalumpur, Melbourne, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Lahore, Islamabad.
Riyadh Mathew (Chairman)
PTI Bhasha, PTI Photo, PTI Graphics
Press trust of india
Press Trust of India (PTI) is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has more than 1,000 full-time employees, as on January 22, 2016. It employs over 400 journalists and 500 part-time correspondents located in most of the district headquarters in the country. A few correspondents are based in major capitals and important business centres on the world. It took over the operations of the Associated Press of India from Reuters after India's independence in 1949. It provides news coverage and information of the region in both English and Hindi. Its corporate office is located at Sansad Marg, New Delhi and registered office in D N Road, Mumbai.
Farewell to regional manager east press trust of india kolkata
It exchanges information with several other news agencies including 100 news agencies based outside India, such as Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, The New York Times and Bloomberg L.P.. Major Indian subscribers of PTI include The Hindu, Times of India, the Indian Express, the Hindustan Times, The Statesman, The Tribune, the All India Radio and Doordarshan. PTI has offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Colombo, Dubai, Islamabad, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, New York and Washington D.C..
Press Trust of India is the only news agency in South Asia which operates its own communication satellite, an INSAT, to broadcast news and information.
Its current chairman is Riyadh Mathew.