Kochi: Mathrubhumi Group has been conferred with a bronze metal at South Asian Digital Media Awards 2018 jointly presented by WAN-IFRA (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers) and Google.

The metal was honoured to Mathrubhumi under Best in Social Engagement category – addressing gender bias on social media, women’s day special initiative. The campaign was created to raise awareness on gender equality in society and re-emphasise the fact that man and women have equal rights in this world and urged all readers and well-wishers on social media to stop discriminating.

Congratulating Mathrubhumi team, M V Shreyams Kumar, Joint Managing Director of Mathrubhumi Group, said: “This recognition has been bestowed at a time when we as an organisation are striving hard to move a step closer to the new evolving digital world of today, I am glad our sustained efforts are being acknowledged and recognised in international platforms like these, it keeps our team enthusiasm going strong and staying ahead in the race.”

The awards presented by WAN-IFRA and Google, recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes on how people consume news today.