The National Book Trust (NBT) is going to organize the NBT Srinagar Book Fair at Exhibition Ground, Kashmir Haat Srinagar from August 23 to 31, 2014. The Fair will be organized in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Federation of Publishers and Booksellers Associations in India, National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language and District Administration Srinagar.
Apart from exhibition-cum-sale of books by publishers/booksellers from various parts of the country, the Book Fair will showcase a range of literary events for promotion of reading habit which includes panel discussions, storytelling sessions for children, Meet The Author programme and a book discussion.
A 10 percent discount will be given to all buyers on purchase of books, and various literary and children’s activities will also be organized during the fair.
The National Book Trust is an apex body established by the Government of India in the year 1957 under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education. The NBT has been made the nodal agency to promote book reading habits amongst masses.