Bringing Publishing Experts Under One Roof
The Indian publishing industry witnessed one of the major international events this February. Hosted by the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP), the 32nd IPA International Publishers Congress came back with a bang. It was an amazing experience being a part of this phenomenal 3-day event as an organising member. Beginning on a high note, the… (0 comment)

An Insight: Indian Book Market
If you are a reader, author, book lover or publisher, this piece of information is just for you. Indian book market is growing at an impressive rate. According to a survey conducted by the National Book Trust of India 2010, one-fourth of the young population with an astonishing figure of 83 million is identified as… (0 comment)

Serving Society Beyond Books
The publishing industry plays a key role in building the society and community, intellectually and morally. We publishers need to steer our efforts towards the development of nation, especially in research. Research papers and journals are the storehouse of knowledge, and they hold immense potential to bring a change in thoughts, actions and imagination. Social… (0 comment)

Copyright: How protected is your work?
Getting books published is a well-known struggle for authors. But what comes next is the threat of piracy. Being in the publishing industry, we receive many manuscripts as part and parcel of the publishing house life. Earlier, manuscripts used to be handwritten, so proving ownership was easier. With the advent of digitisation, manuscripts are compiled… (0 comment)

32nd IPC – Bringing Publishers Together
A unique blend of innovation and experience, the International Publishers Association presents the 32nd International Publishers Congress. With only two days to go, I’m really excited about the IPA Congress that will take place in Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi. FIP is hosting the IPA Congress in India this year. Having staged it first in… (0 comment)

Sneak Peek: New Delhi World Book Fair 2018
New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) has always been an important event not only for bibliophiles but also publishers & authors. The much awaited 8-day extravaganza began on January 6, 2018. Much to the book lovers’ delight, an overwhelming participation from over 20 EU countries with delegation of publishers, editors and authors was seen this… (0 comment)

2017 in Review: How was it for publishers?
India is turning into the new publishing heaven for authors not only in India, but beyond borders as well. The literacy rate is increasing, and so has the readership. As per the ABC Report 2016, the circulation of India’s print publications grew at the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.87% in the past decade.… (0 comment)

Story of Indian Comics Retold
From growing up listening to bedtime stories from parents to narrating the same as a parent myself, the only thing constant is – storytelling. Talk about childhood memories of stories, and we can’t keep away the excitement that the colourful comics always brought into our lives. Comics are graphic representations of stories, and can be… (0 comment)

CAPEXIL: Aiding Indian Publishing Industry
Exports of printed books, newspapers, pictures in India decreased to 41.24 USD million in 2016 from 142.12 USD million in 2015. In order to facilitate the export of chemical-based and allied products, the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, had set up CAPEXIL, an Export Promotion Council, in 1958. CAPEXIL is an ISO 9001:2008 certified… (0 comment)