Taylor & Francis India’s Managing Director, Nitasha Devasar re-elected as the President of the Association of Publishers in India
6th November 2019
The Association of Publishers in India, in its last Annual General Meeting has unanimously re-elected Nitasha Devasar, Managing Director, Taylor & Francis India & South Asia, as President. India is now the second largest English-speaking publishing market in the world and Indian publishing will soon be celebrating 75 years.
Speaking on the occasion, Nitasha Devasar, President – Association of Publishers in India said, “The last year has been about inclusion and building industry collaboration around common causes. There were numerous industry issues which require unified action by the industry and API will continue its efforts to be inclusive both in terms of the focus of its members as well as wider industry issues. To utilize the full potential of this growing market publishers need to rally around common issues with greater frequency and commitment.”
The Executive Committee includes representations from top publishing houses like Scholastic, DK, BMJ, among others. The committee will continue to represent the collective interests of trade, school, academic and higher education publishers and will work with regulatory bodies, industry organizations and global associations to highlight the value proposition of Indian publishing.
In the coming year, the committee will focus its emphasis on curating networking arenas and educational platforms which scale up the learning potential of the industry. It will also drive conversations with educationists and decision-makers to forge strong relationships and trade alliances.