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Volume 24, 2017

Culture & Tourism Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma Gives Away Awards for Excellence in Book Production At Delhi Book Fair, 2017; Publications Division Bags 11 Awards

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, 2017 in New Delhi on 31st August 2017. 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.