Mr. Aroon Purie serves as Chairman and Managing Director at TV Today Network. He served as Chairman, Managing Director and Chairman of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee at Living Media India. He is the Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief of India Today and Chief Executive of the India Today Group. He is a graduate from the London School of Economics with a degree in Economics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales). Mr. Purie has greatly contributed to Journalism in India. He entered the publishing business and founded the India Today Group. India Today is India's most read news publication with a readership of approximately 4.4 million across all Indian editions according to NRS 2002. The India Today Group also publishes several other magazines, some of which have become market leaders in their respective segments. The India Today Group has entered into various businesses and launched magazines and products such as Business Today (business magazine), Education Today (education), Music Today (thematic classical music, Care Today (charity), India Today Plus (lifestyle) and Travel Plus (travel and hospitality). Under Mr. Purie's leadership, India Today entered into a tie-up with AOL TIME Warner Group for exclusive marketing and distribution of Time and Fortune magazines. He was conferred 'Padma Bhushan', a prestigious civilian award, conferred by the Government of India for his contribution to Indian journalism.