New office bearers for FIP
The Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) has unanimously elected new office bearers for the year 2016-2017. NK Mehra is the new president while Dinesh Goyal, Debajyoti Datta, NE Manohar and Shantilal L Furia are the vice presidents for North, East, South, and West, respectively. Naveen Gupta is the honorary general secretary, Monica Malhotra Kandhari is the honorary joint secretary while Dr. Ashok Gupta is the honorary treasurer.
NK Mehra is a seasoned publishing professional, who established the Narosa Group of Companies to publish and distribute scientific, technical and medical books with his wife Rosemarie Mehra as a co-director. He has been a member of the executive committee of the Federation of Publishers and Booksellers in India and its president for two terms. He is also a member of the Publishers and Booksellers Guild Kolkata.
Naveen Gupta is the managing partner of Arya Publishing Company, a group which has been in the publishing industry for the last seventy five years now. In the year 2000, seeing his contribution to publishing, he was conferred with the Young Publishers Award by The Federation of Indian Publishers.
Monica Malhotra Kandhariis the sr. director of MBD Group. She started working at the young age of 16 and today she manages the entire gamut of businesses of MBD Group of companies (publishing, printing, e-learning, skill development, teacher training and project construction and design).