Activities of the Department

Apart from textbooks, the department also brings out a wide range of other publications, e.g. Supplementary Readers, Research Monographs, Surveys, Travelogues, Short Stores, Poetry, Educational Journals, etc. The NCERT brings out its publications in three languages namely Hindi, English and Urdu. All these books are published at the Publication Department printed by its enlisted printers at the approved schedule rates.

The Councilís publications are distributed and sold through wholesale agents appointed in different States. The Urdu Publications are exclusively distributed and sold through the Urdu Academy, Delhi Administration, Delhi. The Department has also set up four Regional Production cum Distribution Centres one each at Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Guwahati. Books are also sold from the Sales Counters of NCERT at Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata and Guwahati. The details are given as under:

1. Regional Production-cum-Distribution Centre
   Publication Department, NCERT
   C/o Navjivan Trust Building
   P.O. Navjivan, Ahmedabad-380014

2. Regional Production-cum-Distribution Centre
   Publication Department, NCERT
   108, 100 Ft. Road Hoskere Halli Extension
   Banashankari 3rd State, Bangalore -560085

3. Regional Production-cum-Distribution Centre
   Publication Department, NCERT
   CWC Campus (Ist Floor)
   Kishori Mohan Banerjee Road
   Opp. Dhankal Bus Stop
   P.O. Panihati, Kolkata - 700115

4. Regional Production-cum-Distribution Centre
   Publication Department, NCERT
   NCERT, CWC Godown, Maligaon
   Guwahati-781021

The NCERT, as a policy has been offering copyright permission for adoption/adaptation/translation of its books to Government Agencies, Boards of Education and State Text Book Agencies.