Tops As The Most Preferred Neighbourhood Weekly Newspaper
So goes the inspirational quote of Missile Man of India and former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam—Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail. True to his words, Kovai Metro successfully completed it’s fifth year and is now marching towards a stronger sixth year with gusto. Thanks to advertisers, columnists and readers, who made Kovai Metro, the most preferred neighbourhood weekly newspaper.
Nothing is impossible if there is concerted efforts with team spirit to excel. Team Kovai Metro exactly did this with dedication and determination. And it’s not an easy joke to run a weekly newspaper that too mostly supported by ads without compromising on giving loads of info to readers, who are mostly residents of localities it caters to. Be it old or young, working or retired, Kovai Metro ensures that it covers all ages and all segments.
From Day 1, Kovai Metro continued to get patronage from ardent readers and promising advertisers, who volunteered to place their products and services in a convenient position in the pages week after week. There was hardly a dull moment for Team Kovai Metro all thru’ the five years where it penetrated deeper to garner ads for the paper. And there was overwhelming response from readers to stories more specifically to weekly columns by highly well-informed writers.
A peep into the history of Coimbatore aptly titled ‘Classic Kovai’ by city’s historian Rajesh Govindarajulu topped the list as many oldtime residents of Coimbatore shared their happiness with the columnist thru’ Facebook regularly. Moreover, they not only derived pleasure, but were moved when good old days were brought to the fore again with wonderful narration of the incidents by the writer. It’s always a fascinating experience to look back the road one has travelled.
Seizing the opportunity to her best, psychologist Chellam Narendiran of Srijan Counselling Services rightly did an excellent work of writing motivating stories both for parents and students on education front. To be precise, her stories really had a good reach among larger segment of residents. And a major chunk of readers were of the view that the timely stories from her gave not only a solution to the problems they faced but also a relief to the stress.
Likewise, the column by Dr. Ramya Jayaram, Post Doctoral Fellow in Endogynecology & Reproductive Medicine, Consultant (Reproductive Medicine) from Womens Center by Motherhood was much sought-after by women members following lots of info about issues and remedial measures thru’ question and answer format. She has been discussing about the most common problem of women right from infertility to pregnancy miscarriage evenwhile detailing about the line of management for it and the latest medical facilities at Womens Center by Motherhood. And Dr Mirudhubashini Govindarajan, clinical director, Womens Center by Motherhood spares time to shed more light on the subject evenwhile answering to a volley of questions from women.
Similarly, Prana Violet Healing (PVH) thru series of informative articles gave insight into the basic principle wherein human body itself heals since body is designed by God in such a way where there are natural immune system to protect the body. This too, received well among the readers. The Tamil pages offered lots of info on varied subjects while entertaining Sudoku enthusiasts. Events and happenings around the city with pictures found prominent position on page 2.
Kovai Metro which started with a humble beginning is taking a strong step in it’s sixth year to retain it’s position as numero uno neighbourhood weekly newspaper in the city.