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Orient BlackSwan publishing house completes 75 years

Orient BlackSwan publishing house completes 75 years

In the 75 years of independent Indian publishing, Orient BlackSwan publishing company has been intricately involved in the country’s future and well-being and has been an organisation that stands for quality, ethics, high standards, and integrity, says Dr Y. V. Reddy, Padma Vibhushan awardee and former Governor of RBI, ‘
Among its most renowned series of books are the Gul Mohar Graded English Course for Indian schools. Award-winning author Dr N. S. Prabhu, who anchored the series, reminisces that the series has stood the test of time and continues to be used in schools across India nearly fifty years later.

Other extraordinary works published by Orient BlackSwan and the companies in the group are the People’s Linguistic Survey of India, which offers a study of all extant and dying languages of India; A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Wings of  Z Fire, and Ananthanarayan and Paniker’s Textbook of Microbiology. Some landmark texts in the social sciences and humanities include Y.V. Reddy’s Economic Policies and India’s Reform Agenda: New Thinking; Krishna Kumar’s Education, Conflict and Peace to name but a very few among scores of cutting-edge titles. Some of Orient BlackSwan’s best-known and accomplished authors have sent congratulatory messages to the company on its platinum jubilee.