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Dear Reader,

Greetings from Kerala’s first digital media platform for positive news & inspiring stories.

You consume a lot of news in a day, relevant and of course majority irrelevant, getting to you via click baits, forwards and shares. Now that said, we are different. We only tell impactful and inspirational stories for you to stay positive, forward looking and be inspired. Open Digest is a fresh movement in journalism. It’s owned and operated by Byte7 Services Private Limited, a startup company recognised by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Government of India and Kerala Startup Mission, Government of Kerala.

We report stories on people, communities and organisations that are changing the world for the better. We present stories of courage, kindness, dedication, hard work, happiness, compassion, innovation and success.

Through constructive journalism, we are creating an impact-driven positive movement in Kerala offering solutions and empowering people to make a positive difference in society.

We are a team of journalists having years of experience in different news formats –print, news wire & digital. We are your partner in building confidence.

We would love to hear from you. Please write your suggestions & opinions to


The Team

Ajay Kanth – Founding Editor & CEO

Ajay Kanth has been a journalist for over 18 years working in various capacities in media organisations – Times of India, The New Indian Express, Press Trust of India, United News of India, News Today and Oman Tribune. He had also held the post of Vice President with Delhi-based MD Niche Media Consultants for nearly two years planning and executing PR strategies for various clients.

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Venugopal V – Vice President (Marketing)

Venugopal V has over 34 years of experience working in India’s leading media organisation – The Times Group where he executed marketing strategies for the newspapers – The Times of India and The Economic Times. He started his career as a public relations officer with Kerala’s major healthcare provider – The Medical Trust Hospital- way back in 1987. He played the pivotal role in establishing a PR department for the multi-speciality hospital. At The Times Group, he had held various key posts running marketing campaigns and events for the brand’s growth in a highly competitive market.

Sreerenjini J – Executive Editor

Sreerenjini J has been a journalist for over 15 years working in various capacities. She started her career in United News of India in 2007 and later worked with organisations like Mathrubhumi, RTT News and Dhanam Publications. She also worked as a content writer for New Delhi-based MD Niche Media Consultants before joining as social media content curator with Bworld Corporate Solutions.