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About Kalnirnay / Sumangal Press Pvt. Ltd.

The KALNIRNAY® Group is known to Indians all over the world as India’s premier almanac maker. Since its inception in 1973, the group has emerged as the No. 1 and most authentic almanac maker, providing up-to-date information about India’s traditional festivities, auspicious tithis and culture. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulation (India), KALNIRNAY® is the World’s Largest Selling Publication with a circulation of 1,81,87,168 copies.

A brief about KALNIRNAY® – the print publication:

  • KALNIRNAY® is a yearly almanac for all religions, wherein auspicious dates, festivals and celebrations of Parsis, Jews, Muslims, Christians and others are mentioned in detail, in addition to those of Hindus.
  • It has a consumer base of 1,40,00,000 households in India.
  • It is available in nine languages: English, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Malayalam  and Kannada.
  • It has niche editions – Saundarya, Arogya, Swadistha and Beauty. In this the almanac is combined with information on Health, Food and Beauty.
  • There is a special international (west) edition for UK and US.
  • Over 35 KALNIRNAY® variants cater to a varied socio economic audience through pocket diaries which is blended with auspicious dates and tithis, KALNIRNAY® for cars, offices, as yearly planners, as desk almanac, etc.
  • Content in regional editions is related to specific customs and traditions followed therein.
  • Interesting articles and important information is printed on the rear side of the date-pad. This content in each language edition is separately compiled by different research scholars and experienced editors.

Founder of Kalnirnay

Jayantrao Salgaonkar

Jayantrao Salgaonkar

Renowned scholar and founder of the world’s largest selling publication the almanac — Kalnirnay.

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Director of Kalnirnay

Jayraj Salgaonkar

Jayraj Salgaonkar

Co-Founder, Publisher & Managing Director of Kalnirnay, India’s Largest selling multilingual publication.

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Director of Kalnirnay

Jayendra Salgaonkar

Jayendra Salgaonkar

27 years as a member of a publishing house which publishes a well known wall hanging almanac — ‘Kalnirnay’

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