Association of Publishers in India
The Association of Publishers in India is a trade organization that stands for the promotion and advancement of international publishers in India as well as protects the common interest of members and professionals engaged in global publishing
The Association of Publishers in India is a trade organization that stands for the promotion and advancement of international publishers in India as well as protects the common interest of members and professionals engaged in global publishing. Engaged in market research and compiling statistics, API runs a number of industry-specific events and seminars. API representatives have been regularly participating in intra-industry meetings and best practices are shared with international bodies. A premiere industry body, it leads the advocacy efforts on behalf of the entire publishing industry.
Our Vision is to provide a forum for publishers where they can exchange ideas, network and address concerns pertaining to the industry, enabling Indian publishing to achieve world-class standards.
Our Mission is to work with members and fellow associations in India to represent their views to stakeholders, government and the society at large on the value proposition of the industry.
Executive Committe Members
Sesh Seshadri
With a career spanning more than five decades, Seshadri played a key role in Lonely Planet’s entry into the Indian market with the launch of the Travel Guides series. Previously, he was associated with Oxford University Press (OUP) for over 25 years. In his stint at Dorling Kindersley, India as the Executive Director, Seshadri led the company’s revamp strategy. His publishing consulting company Overleaf was known for providing classrooms with quality learning and world-class teaching resources. He is also the Chief Commercial Officer at PageMajik, Pajeflow, and Prayukthi technology platforms.
Prashant Mishra
Vice President
Prashant Mishra is Managing Director at BMJ Publishing Group for India & South Asia. He is also pursuing his Executive Fellowship Prog in Management equivalent to PhD from Indian Institute ofManagement (IIM) Lucknow, in the area of business communication.
He has double Masters: Microbiology (Gold Medalist) and MBA, with the latter from IIM Lucknow. Strongly influenced by a scientific background he is an avid professional in the field of healthcare publishing.
Dr. Lalit Singh
Dr Lalit Singh is presently the Managing Director at McGraw Hill India Pvt Ltd. Lalit completed his training in General Surgery before turning into a management professional and, over last 15 years, he has held multiple product, sales and general management roles in the domain of higher and medical education and research publishing. Lalit is passionate about using technology to drive real transformation in Healthcare and Education. He strongly believes that technology is the means and not the outcome; technology must be intelligent and not indulgent- ultimately here to solve on-ground real time problems and drive transparency and efficiency.
Nachiket Mohagaonkar
General Secretary
Nachiket is working with “Cambridge University Press & Assessment India Pvt Ltd” as “Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer”. He has 29+ years of business experience with diverse industries like Publishing, Media & Communications, Marketing Services, Events/Trade Exhibitions, Retail/FMCG/Direct Marketing, Telecom, Print Media, and Manufacturing with 17+ years in leadership positions as a member of Board/Executive Committee.
Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.
Vishrut Building, DDA Complex, Building No.3, Ground Floor, Pocket C-6&7, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070
Represented by
Mr. Rajiv Beri (Managing Director)
Mindmill Corporate Tower, 6 Floor, 24 A, Film City, Sector 16 A, Noida, UP Pin code - 201301
Represented by
Mr. Prashant Mishra (Managing Director)
Cambridge University Press & Assessment
314-321, 3rd Floor, Plot No.3, Splendor Forum, Jasola District Centre, Jasola, New Delhi -110025
Represented by
Mr. Arun Rajamani (Managing Director)
Cengage Learning India Pvt. Ltd.
418 F.I.E. Patparganj Delhi 110 092, INDIA
Fax: +91-11-43641100
Represented by
Mr. Alok Srivastava (Managing Director)
Dorling Kindersley Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
3rd Floor, Mindmill Corporate Tower, Plot No. 24A, Sector 16A, Film City, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh 201 301
Represented by
Aparna Sharma (Managing Director)
Elsevier India
14th Floor Tower B, Building no. 10 DLF Cyber City, Phase II Gurugram 122001, Haryana
Fax No: +91 124 477 4303
Represented by
Mr. Rajiv Beri (Managing Director)
Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Limited
Represented by
Mr. Ajit Kohli (Managing Director)
Pearson India Education Services Private Limited
1st Floor, Berger Tower Plot No. C-001A/2, Sector 16B, Noida - 201 301
Represented by
Mr. Siddharth Banerjee (Managing Director)
Hachette Book Publishing India Pvt Ltd.
4th/5th Floors, Corporate Centre Plot no 94, Sector 44, Gurugram-122003, INDIA.
Fax No: +91-124-4148900
Represented by
Mr. Thomas Abraham (Managing Director)
Springer Nature India P. Ltd
7th floor, Vijaya Building Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place New Delhi 110001
Fax No: 011-45755889
Represented by
Mr. Venkatesh Sarvasiddhi (Managing Director)
SAGE India Publications India Pvt. Ltd.
Unit. No. 323-333, Third Floor, F-Block, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019. Landmark: International Trade Tower, Nehru Place
Represented by
Sonia Kumar (Executive Lead for SAGE India & Director Finance)
Scholastic India Private Limited
A-27, Ground floor, Sigma Centre Infocity-1, Sector 34 Gurgaon 122001, Haryana
Fax No: 0124-4068946
Represented by
Mr. Neeraj Jain (Managing Director)
Macmillan Publishers India
Represented by
Mr. Rajesh Pasari (Managing Director)
Wolters Kluwer India
Represented by
Ms. Sheenam Aggarwal (Associate Director)
Emerald Group Publishing (India) Private Limited
Represented by
Mr. Sundar Radhakrishnan (Managing Director)
McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited
Represented by
Mr. Lalit Singh (Managing Director)
Wiley India
Represented by
Mr. Ritesh Kumar (Country Lead)
Parragaon Publishing India P. Ltd.
Represented by
Mr. Vineet Sharma (Managing Director)
Taylor & Francis Books India P. Ltd.
Represented by
Ms. Nitasha Devasar (Managing Director)
HarperCollins Publishers India
Represented by
Mr. Ananth Padmanabhan (Managing Director)
Oxford University Press
World Trade Tower, C-1 12th Floor, Main DND Road Sector 16 Noida 201301
Mobile: +91 (0120)4576570
Represented by
Mr Sumanta Datta
(Managing Director)
Royal Chemistry India P. Ltd
N 301, 3rd floor, World Trade Center Brigade Gateway Campus Bangalore 560055
Represented by
Ms. Ruchi Manaktalar (Managing Director)
Pan Macmillan Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.
#707, 7th Floor, Kailash Building, K.G.Marg New Delhi - 110001
Represented by
Rajdeep Mukherjee (Managing Director)
Overleaf Books LLP
1st Floor Chimes Tower Vakil Market Chakkarpur DLF Phase IV Gurgaon - 122002
Represented by
Sesh Seshadri (Co-Founder & CEO)

The Association of Publishers in India is committed to promoting the highest standards of integrity and authenticity in the publishing industry.

We do not publish any books or Journals ourselves.

However, we are deeply concerned about the growing prevalence of misinformation in the digital age.

In an era where information spreads rapidly, it is crucial for all individuals to exercise caution and discernment when approached by fraudsters.

To protect yourself and those around you, we urge you to:

  1. Double-check the credibility of the sources of information you encounter. Look for reputable publishers, news organizations, and experts in the field.
  2. Cross-reference information from multiple trustworthy sources to ensure accuracy.
  3. If something seems too good to be true or too alarming to be real, it might be worth investigating further.
  4. Misinformation often spreads through social media platforms. Be cautious and avoid sharing unverified information.
  5. Stay informed about the latest trends and tactics used by misinformation campaigns.

Remember that misinformation can have serious consequences, affecting not only individuals but also society as a whole. By being vigilant and responsible consumers of information, we can collectively combat the spread of false information and promote a more informed and trustworthy environment.

Thank you for your commitment to accuracy and truth.

Sincerely, Association of Publishers in India

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