IIMCian Anuranjan Jha launches Video Conferencing Platform ‘Lauk’

Published on Aug. 15, 2020, 11:12 p.m.
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IIMCian Mr. Anuranjan Jha (HJ, 1998-99 Batch) has launched ‘Lauk’, a video conferencing and web streaming platform and solution purely made in India for Indians. It offers a general video conferencing platform as well as ‘Lauk Classroom’ for educators and ‘Lauk Studio’ for live streaming, webinars, and other services.

Lauk platform has 3 different solutions that Jha’s company, Park Media Private Limited, is offering. In the backdrop of the privacy concerns of some video conferencing apps, Jha claimed Lauk comes with an ‘end-to-end encryption’ essential feature.

Lauk offers optional password protection on each call, multi-device login support. The users, especially the ones working from Home, for enhanced collaboration with colleagues can share the screen with the other side.

Jha is a TV Journalist and Media Entrepreneur. In his career spanning over 22 years, he has worked with leading media organisations such as Zee News, AajTak, India TV.  At an early age of 30, Anuranjan Jha became an Editor and News Director of a National News channel “India News”and only two years later he became the COO and Editor-in-Chief of CNEB. Jha founded Park Media Pvt Ltd. in the year 2009, and became the Managing Director of a well-known Media company Vertent Media Soft Pvt. Ltd in 2012.  

He started India's first wedding entertainment channel Shagun in 2012. He now owns National News Channel R9, which is available on all major DTH and cable distribution platforms. He sits on the boards of four different media companies.

He is also the author of "Ramlila Maidan-A series of false Gods”, a book on the background and reality of the Anna Movement. Jha is a native of Motihari, a small town in Bihar and runs BHOR Trust, for the sustainable development of his hometown. He is a lifetime member of IIMC Alumni Association.