As part of the New Delhi World Book Fair, the NBT, India is organizing the New Delhi Rights Table from 17-18 February 2014.   We look forward to your participation. 

The New Delhi Rights Table:
As part of its effort to promote Indian Books Abroad and to facilitate business interactions to buy/sell translation rights between Indian publishers and foreign publishers, the National Book Trust, India is organizing the New Delhi Rights Table. 

Why New Delhi Rights Table:
The New Delhi Rights Table would provide a unique opportunity for publishers from across the world to meet each other on a one to one basis to tentatively finalize their interest and agreements for transfer of translation rights available in English, Hindi and other Indian languages. 

17-18 February 2014 at New Delhi as a part of New Delhi World Book Fair 2014. 

Registration process:
a)    The NBT would facilitate prior appointments among publishers to interact with each other.
b)    The publishers interested to participate at the Rights Table may register for participation by 7th January 2014.
c)     The list of such participants would be circulated amongst all the publishers who have registered for the Rights Table by 15th January 2014
d)    The publishers would be required to send the list of publishers they would like to meet during the Rights Table forum by 25th January 2014.
e)     Confirmation of such appointments and the time would be communicated to each publisher by 05 February 2014.
f)     All participants should bring a copy each of the books available for sale of translation rights along with a brief write up on the book and author in English. 

Registration fee:
Foreign publishers:                    No registration fee
Indian publishers:                      Rs. 2250/- (non refundable)

Financial assistance from NBT for translation:
All the agreements signed during the Rights Table Forum in February for Indian books into foreign languages would be considered for NBT’s financial assistance program subject to meeting the conditions of the scheme. 

Programme package:
As a part of the New Delhi Rights Table programme, NBT would provide the following facilities to the registered participants;

(i)  Arrangement for accommodation at a convenient hotel at the cost of the participant. The hotel would be in two ranges from $ 100-150 and $ 150-200.
(ii) Tea/coffee and snacks during the programme along with working lunch on both days.
(iii) Dinner on the 17 February 2014.
(iv) A trip to Agra for Taj Mahal would be arranged for foreign participants (complimentary) on 19 February, 2014.

Contact Person:
Benny Kurian
Rights Translation and Acquisition Officer
National Book Trust, India
Nehru Bhavan, 5, Institutional Area,
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110 070
Tel. +91-11-2670764: Mobile: +91-9868268105
Email: nbtindiagrant@gmail.com, transgrant@nbtindia.gov.in
Website: www.newdelhiworldbookfair.gov.in