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)

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)

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)

Exhibitions are a great opportunity to connect and network with the industry you are a part of. It’s also a good way of keeping yourself updated about the new trends and players in the industry. Being a part of the ever evolving publishing business, here’s the lowdown on events I plan to attend in the… (0 comment)

The UGER Model: What are we in for?
Evolving, promising and challenging – while these are the three definite words that describe the publishing industry, new trends and policies keep coming into picture almost every year. It’s the UGER Model this time around, introduced by the Ministry of Oman. Wondering what it is and how it is going to impact the industry, right?… (0 comment)

Indian Book Fairs vs International Book Fairs
A reader’s journey doesn’t end with the book, but is an adventure that goes on towards oblivious paths in search of new horizons. The ultimate ‘stop’ during this journey where the knowledge seekers attain some rest is either at a bookstore or in the heart of different book fairs! Book fairs have been organized in… (0 comment)

2017: What does it hold in store for the publishing industry?
2016 was an eventful year for the publishing industry. Self-published writers saw a growth, while the influence from Chinese Publishers resulted in increased acquisitions and partnerships. There were a few sad demises of traditional book shops but the the new players kept the excitement going for market watchers. The publishing industry is definitely excited for… (0 comment)

Book Fair. Publishing. And international ties! Odd one out, there isn’t any! Book Fairs are an integral part of the publishing industry. True that! But international ties? Well, for an avid reader, it migh be little incomprehensible to understand the significance of such ties and reading, but for the publishing industry at large, international relations… (0 comment)