FEPI celebrates silver jubilee year
Marking a milestone of 25 years of success in the industry, The Federation of Educational Publishers in India (FEPI) celebrate its ‘Silver Jubilee’ year by organising an event titled Educational Publishing Conference & Award Function during NDWBF 2014 in New Delhi. The event was flanked by Ashok Thakur, Secretary, Department of Education, Government of India as chief guest; A Sethumadhavan, chairman, NBT, India as guest of honour; Pradeep Kumar Jain, chairman, Vidya Prakashan Mandir; K Gupta, president, The Federation of Educational Publishers in India and other eminent personalities from the industry.
FEPI confers awards to industry stalwarts in recognition of their contribution and excellence in works as part of the Federation’s silver jubilee celebration. “Indian book publishing has really great prospects but it also requires the vision equally to explore. Our country has a huge population comprising 60 percent young readers who are below 25 years of age,” mentioned A Sethumadhavan. He further stressed the importance of content and quality in book publishing which FEPI and the whole industry altogether can move ahead to push the standards globally.