Dr. Mahesh Sharma gave away Awards for Excellence in Book Production at Delhi Book Fair

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New Delhi: Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism gave away awards for excellence in book production in various categories at the Delhi Book Fair here today. Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) gives these awards every year during the Delhi Book Fair. Addressing on the occasion, the Minister appreciated the efforts of Federation of Indian Publishers and called upon all awardees to bring out more quality books for the betterment of Indian masses..

Publications Division under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting bagged 11 Awards & two Certificates of Merit in various categories in Hindi, English & Regional languages. DPD’s journal Kurukshetra has won first prize while children books on swachhta: Swachh Jungle Ki Kahani – Dadi ki Jubani in Hindi & Assamese & Buddhopadesha in Kannada have won second prize.

The details of the awards won by Publications Division are as follows:

Sr No.
Title
Category
Prize
1.
First Garden of the Republic

Art Books/Coffee Table Books (English)
First Prize
2.
Sanchi Ki Gudiya
Children Books (11-17 Years) (Non Textbooks)
First Prize
3.
Kurukshetra (Monthly)
September 2016

Journals and House Magazines (Hindi)
First Prize
4.
Bharat 2017
Text Books & Reference Books: Colleges & Universities (Hindi)

Second Prize

5.
Swachh Jungle ki Kahani Dadi ki Zubani Part III

Children Books (6-11 Years) (Hindi)
Second Prize
6.
Swachh Aranyar Katha Aaitar Xadhukatha (1)

Children Books (6-11 Years)(Regional Languages)
Second Prize
7.
Buddhopadesha – Translated in Kannada
Books from Translated Hindi to other Indian Languages & vice-versa in all categories of General Books and Children books (Regional Languages)

Second Prize
8.
Courts of India: Past to Present

Cover Jackets (English)
Second Prize
9.
Bal Ramayan
Cover Jackets (Regional Languages) (Tamil)
Second Prize
10.
Yojana
Journals and House Magazines (Regional Languages) (Telugu)
Second Prize
11.
Catalogue 2017
Price Lists, Catalogues & Brochures (Regional Languages)
Second Prize
12.
Yojana
Journals and House Magazines (English)
Certificate of Merit
13.
Unfolding Indian Elections Journey of the living Democracy
Text Books & Reference Books: Colleges and University (English)
Certificate of Merit