Book Fairs have a great role in promoting the reading habit among people of all age groups. Delhi Book Fair is playing a pivotal role in reiterating the might of the pen and the printed word and has come to be recognized as the biggest annual cultural event and book bonanza keenly awaited by students, teachers, scholars, authors, intellectuals, librarians and book lovers.
Apart from promoting literacy and reading habit, especially among children and youth, the fair present a vast panorama of books on wide range of subjects from India and Abroad. The fair provides a unique platform for business- to- business transactions, establishing new contacts, entering into co- publishing arrangements, translations and copyright arrangements, reprinting of old and rare books and also retailing opportunity to the multitude of visitors who come to visit the fair.
The 21st Delhi Book Fair 2015, commencing from 29th of August have the theme ‘Skill Development’