Despite the constantly expanding domestic market and largening exports, Indian book publishers are highly worried about the ‘invasion’ by their foreign competitors. As a member of the Indian publishing industry, I can recognise the undue advantage outsiders enjoy in our industry. For one, the government has allowed 100 percent FDI in book publishing since 2000.… Continue reading The Impact of Foreign Invasion on the Indian Publishing Industry
Rapid changes in technology mean educational publishers need to adapt fast and provide students with the most updated source of learning. It’s time we put the traditional textbook with a tablet. Why this change publishers might think! Although traditional textbooks have provided students with curriculum learning and educational publishers have been at the forefront of… Continue reading Educational Publishing in the Digital Era!
It all started with a moment of silence for one of the most loved Prime Ministers of our country and a great poet, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. May his soul rest in peace. Unfortunately, our chief guest for the programme, Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President; Indian Council for Cultural Relations & Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)… Continue reading Federation of Indian Publishers: 44th Annual General Meeting
India is one of the largest populated countries in the world. With a population of 1.32 billion, India ranks second after China. With a population so large, there are both challenges, as well as opportunities in every sector. Talking about the publishing landscape in India, the market is comparatively large and holds vast potential, all… Continue reading India- A Strong Market for Academic Publishing
After a year full of extensive planning with emphasis on the minutest of details, the 32nd International Publishers Congress finally took off on a high note! It’s overwhelming to see a plethora of publishers and stakeholders from around the world gathered at one platform to exchange ideas, concerns and remedies. With nearly 300 delegates participating,… Continue reading A year summed up in one moment!