Delhi World Book Fair will be held from 7th to
15th January 2017
at Pragati maidan in New Delhi. The Fair is being organized in
collaboration with India Trade Promotion Organisation. Shri Prakash
Javadekar, Union Minister of Human Resource Development would inaugurate
the Theme Pavilion on 10th January.
Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State for Human Resource
Development will inaugurate the Fair. Dr Pratibha Ray, noted Odia Author
and Jnanpith Awardee is the guest of honor and H.E. Mr Tomasz Kozlowski,
Hon’ble Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to India is
the special guest on the occasion.
National Book Trust is
celebrating 60 years of its foundation and it will showcase its journey
in promoting books and reading at a special exhibit ‘This is no looking
back!’ The exhibit will display the varied activities that NBT has
undertaken in promoting books including book fairs being organized by
the Trust across India, participation of NBT in international book
fairs, publishing programme among others. New Delhi World Book Fair is a
platform for displaying our rich treasure of knowledge through books.
India Trade Promotion Organisation has made special efforts to make book
fair more visitor friendly.