[…] Publications Division (PD) is one of the leading publishing houses of the country and the largest in public sector. It is a repository of books and journals for highlighting matters of national importance and India’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. It holds the exclusive mandate for preserving national heritage and disseminating information through the production and sale of low priced, quality reading material on subjects of national importance. The subjects range from art, history, culture, biographies of eminent persons, land and people, flora and fauna, children’s literature, science and technology and Gandhian Literature to work of reference like India – A Reference Annual. The Division also brings out selected speeches of the Presidents and Prime Ministers of India. With headquarters at Delhi, the Division functions through its various field units – Sales Emporia at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Patna, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and Yojana Offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The offices of Employment News and Journals Unit are located in New Delhi.
It carries out sales of publications through its own sale outlets located at important cities as well as through the agents. It also takes part in exhibitions and book fairs to promote sale of books and journals.
It has so far published more than 7600 titles, out of which 1500 titles are live on date.
Besides books, the Publications Division brings out 21 Journals on issues of national importance and social purpose viz […]
Source: Publication Division’s Home Page
Address : https://www.publicationsdivision.nic.in/about.asp
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