New Delhi: Publications Division has won nine awards in various categories for its participation in Delhi Book Fair 2019. These awards have been given by the Federation of Indian Publishers – the apex body of Indian publishers that organises Delhi Book Fair.
DPD won four first prizes in the Categories of General Paperback Books (for Parakram Gatha); Cover Jackets (for Loktantra Ke Swar – compilation of speeches of President of India); Journals & House Magazines (for Kurukshetra- Hindi- July 2018) and Hindi Coffee Table / Art Books (for Mahatma Gandhi Chitransh Jeewan Gatha).
It won four Second Prizes in the categories of Art/ Coffee Table Books ( for Gauhati High Court- History and Heritage); Children’s Literature in two age group categories (for Suno Chiraiya and Saral Panchtantra, part 1) and Catalogues & Brochures (for Catalogue on the books on Mahatma Gandhi). DPD also bagged Certificate of Merit for its book Women in Satyagraha for adolescent readers.
Earlier, immediately after the completion of Delhi Book Fair, awards for Display were announced and Publications Division had bagged first prize for display of Hindi books.