Publishing News [National]

National Book Trust, India has recently called for the submission of books under the Subsidized Publication of books, under which financial assistance is provided for the publication of textbooks, discipline oriented supplementary reading material and reference books for students at under-graduate and post graduate level in the Indian universities and diploma level in technical institutions. The prime objective is to provide assistance to authors and publishers for producing books of an acceptable standard at reasonable prices.

To be held from January 7-15, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, the New Delhi World Book Fair 2017 will once again open its doors to the book lovers across the world. The fair is organized by National Book Trust, India with India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) as the co-organiser.

NDWBF offers the participants a unique opportunity of doing business with this growing book industry. It is also an ideal venue for promoting titles, co-publication arrangements and trade. Besides the many literary and publishing conferences and programmes to be organized during the Fair, it also opens up a gateway to the publishing and intellectual world of South Asia. The fair attracts participation from major publishing houses of the globe.

Some of the main attractions of the show include Authors Corner in various halls of the fair, CEO Speak- a forum for publishing and New Delhi Rights Table for B2B match-making sessions.

Three Leaves Books International, a unit of Lajwanti Group, is a celebrated publisher and distributor of children’s school and reference books full of fun and knowledge. Getting constant accreditations and awards for their excellence in publication of widely acclaimed academic titles, the company has recently been honoured with five prestigious awards including the First Prize for Best Production 2016 from The Federation of Indian Publishers during the Delhi Book Fair 2016. Moreover, they also bagged four awards at the Beijing International Book Fair 2016 and seven at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2016 in Singapore.

Headquartered in Delhi, Three Leaves Books International Pvt Ltd is run under the aegis of four prolific directors—Yash Chhabra, Rita Chhabra, Lakshya Chhabra and Kanika Chhabra—who take up diverse roles in bringing up the publishing firm to a global level. Over the years, Three Leaves has been a regular participant in every leading book fair at both domestic and international levels—latest being their landmark presence in the Sharjah International Book Fair 2016 in UAE. Kanika Chhabra is at the helm when it comes to the company’s successful participation in the reputed book fairs in India and abroad. Highly commended academic books from this internationally reputed publisher are for Nursery to Class X students.

Author Bansh Kishor has recently launched his fiction Existence - A Never Ending Search. The book is printed and published by Authors Pride Publisher. This is a story of the struggle to find his identity, his face, his dignity of a man whose private parts are damaged in an accident and converted into a woman.

After 69 years of independence, the ubiquitous questions still pop up amongst the people of India, like what if Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was our first Prime Minister? Was he was the right person to lead us to a successful sky heightening nation?

The book Subhash Chandra Bose, India's first Prime Minister is a descriptive book written by UV Singh, on different facets of Subhash Chandra Bose. The book talks about the fundamental differences between Bose’s policy which was totally void of democracy and civic friendliness.

The book which was launched on 2nd November has got some of the finest critical comments, and is published by Pentagon Press. UV Singh burst the myth swirling around "GUMNAMI BABA," who was said to be Subhash Chandra Bose. He said that it was impossible for a passionate character like Bose would ever come down to India in a disguised look and live like a hermit. A must read book to unearth facts about the India’s most mysterious freedom fighter.