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31-August-2017 19:42 IST
Dr. Mahesh Sharma gave away Awards for Excellence in Book Production at Delhi Book Fair

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sanjay Kumar/jk/Culture/31-08-2017