Nitasha Devasar reelected as the President of API
At the Annual General Meeting of Association of Publishers in India (API), NitashaDevasar, Managing Director, Taylor & Francis India was reelected as the President for a second term.
Majority of the office bearers continued in their roles and responsibilities. Neeraj Jain, Managing Director – Scholastic India was reelected as the Vice President alongside Aparna Sharma, Managing Director – DK India as Joint Secretary. Sesh Seshadri, Director & General Manager – Lonely Planet India was elected as the General Secretary and as a new addition, Prashant Mishra, Managing Director – BMJ joins the committee at the post of Treasurer.
Speaking on the occasion, Nitasha Devasar, President – Association of Publishers in India said, “The last year has been about inclusion and building industry collaboration around common causes. There were numerous issues which required unified action by the industry and API will continue its efforts to be inclusive both in terms of the focus of its members as well as wider industry issues. India is now the second largest English language publishing market in the world and in order to utilize the full potential of this growing market, publishers need to rally around common issues with greater frequency and commitment.”
(Source: Association of Publishers in India)