Online book publishing course from NBT

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National Book Trust, India (under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India) started its 3rd batch of Online Book Publishing Course from February  20, 2021 in collaboration with Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal. The three-month online course (till  May 16, 2021) aims to create a category of professionals that are knowledgeable about all the aspects of the publishing industry, right from the inception of a book to its delivery to the reader.

Prof. Govind Prasad Sharma, Chairman, NBT in his address said that publishing is a holy profession as books influence not just the society, but also a person’s behaviour, mentality and his intellect. While, Yuvraj Malik, Director, NBT talked about the mandate behind NBT’s Book Publishing Course, to provide a competent workforce to support the knowledge industry of the nation, to create a knowledge-based society and thinking individuals.

Prof. Ramdev Bhardwaj, Vice Chancellor, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal, said that the publishing industry has an important task to make the younger generation aware about the rich history, traditions and culture of the nation by producing books and content that is inherently Indian in its focus. About fifty participants from Kolkata, Hyderabad, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh Bihar, Kerala Chennai, Faridabad, Sonipat and Bhopal have enrolled themselves for the course, wherein various eminent professionals from leading publishing houses and institutions in India will provide insights into various aspects of book publishing.

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