Pentagon CEO honoured with ‘Excellence in Publishing Awards 2016’


Defence and security publications play an important role in informing, defining and shaping a country. Pentagon Press is a publishing house that plays an integral role in promoting peace and stability by bringing out notable books that help us all towards a better future. Recently, CEO of Pentagon Press was conferred with “Excellence in Publishing Award” for his endeavors in the Defence and Security publishing.

Rajan Arya honoured with ‘Excellence in Publishing Awards 2016’ by Union Minister Kalraj MishraRajan Arya, the founder and CEO of the iconic publishing house Pentagon Press, has been conferred with ‘Excellence in Publishing Awards 2016’. The award was given by Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). Arya received the award on 3rd May 2016 in the ‘Small Scale’ category for ‘Outstanding Performance in Defence and Security Publication’.

New Releases

One of their recent releases includes A Campaign Called Victory India, which is the third book in the series of Victory India Compendium Trilogy.

It is the culmination of several recordings and compilations of sincere and painstaking efforts of the veterans who penned down their perceptions and convictions concerning various aspects of selection, training and grooming of military officers. Their knowledge in their specialised fields and rich experiencesare amply revealed in their respective essays. The responses received to some of these essays have also been added to complement and reinforce the author’s views, besides adding depth to the subject.

What’s more? The publisher has also presented the first copy of their book Terrorism Today: Aspects, Challenges and Responses to the President of India – Pranab Mukherjee. The book was handed over by the CEO of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah. Terrorism Today: Aspects, Challenges and Responsesis the outcome of an international Counter-Terrorism Conference that was convened by the India Foundation in Jaipur in March 2015. It brings together a wide variety of scholars, practitioners, analysts and policymakers to help in a better understanding of the phenomenon of terrorism and the way forward.

About Pentagon

Pentagon has been diligently publishing latest developments in the defence and security for over a decade now. The role of Pentagon Press, since its inception, has been to understand prevailing scenarios globally, and relentlessly endeavour to empower people with knowledge. This has resulted in Pentagon Press producing relevant literature to comprehend such issues better. Striving for pedigree quality publications with rich content, its publications are sought after by academia, policy makers and civil society stakeholders alike. In light of this, the FPBA has conferred upon Pentagon Press the prestigious award for the Best Publisher (English) twice (2001 and 2010). They have already published 500 titles and still counting. One of their all-time bestseller is Thought for Change by former President of India, late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Their publication are a step forward in promoting PEACE and STABILITY in the region and thus defines their motto: Peace through understanding Understanding through information

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