NBT Books on Digital Platform

National Book Trust, India recently announced its new digital initiative to make quality content accessible to wider audience through web applications.

Dr MM Pallam Raju, hon’ble minister of Human Resource Development, Govt of India released two NBT books on Swami Vivekananda titled Swami Vivekananda: The Eternal Inspiration of the Youth and The Simple Life of Swami Vivekananda.

He also released the first NBT e-book on Swami Vivekananda on the occasion.

An apex body established by the Government of India in 1957 to cultivate the reading habit and promote book culture, NBT publishes books in 18 major Indian languages as well as other minor languages. Now NBT is entering into the e-book format to cater to the needs of tech-savvy audience.

Within the next few months, NBT’s e-books and animated children’s books will be available for purchase and download on the Trust's app and e-book store. As part of this digital initiative, NBT’s digital books will be available on various operating systems and devices.

After installing the app, users can register their profiles and make purchases from the NBT catalog using debit cards, credit cards and online banking. All purchased eBooks are securely stored on NBT cloud infrastructure and can be re-downloaded or used simultaneously on up to four devices using the same user-id and password.

The digital solutions are being implemented and maintained for NBT by leading digital content solutions provider, Ninestars Information Technologies Ltd.

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