World Book Fair is an event that will be hosted in upcoming January of 2017. It is one of India’s oldest book fair, was held first in 1972, inaugurated by the then President of India, V.V.Giri. The event is supposed to span 8 days at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Numerous books, publications, journals, children books, sports books, magazines, and even old books will be showcased at the event.
This is a can’t miss event for all the book aficionado. Moreover, you can also find almost every renowned and acclaimed International publication books while attending this event. One can also acquire periodicals, news-papers, teaching aids, educational materials and stationary items at the event. Even for library services too, be a part of this event.
Details of the Event:
Timeline: 7th January to 14th January, 2017
Time: 11:00 am to 08.00 pm (all days)
Estimated Visitors: 18000/day
Estimated Exhibitors: 180
Total Exhibit Area: 312,156 sq. ft.
Venue: Hall No 7 to 15 & 18
Organizers: National Book Trustin association with India Trade Promote Organization (ITPO)
Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan
Most Recent Event
The most recent event in 2016 was inaugurated by then HRD minister, Smriti Irani. This edition was launched with the theme, Vivid Bharat- Diverse India. China was invited as the Guest of Honor country.