B. Jain

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B. Jain an Indian publishing house with headquarters in New Delhi. The B. Jain publishing group has six book imprints and also publishes two monthly homeopathic journals, one monthly international journal on homeopathy and a bi-monthly lifestyle and health magazine.

B. Jain is an ISO 9001:2000-certified organization, and has published over 2000 books,[citation needed] in more than eight languages. It publishes more than 120 books a year.[citation needed] The group has also ventured into partnership with Belgium-based homeopathic software manufacturer, Archibel. B. Jain Archibel has plans to publish books for the European and US markets. B. Jain has also ventured into the homeopathic pharmaceutical industry.

History[edit]

The B. Jain group was founded in 1966 by Prem Nath Jain (d. August 16, 2004).[citation needed] It initially started as a publishing house and then diversified into printing, homeopathic software, homeopathic study courses, bookstore, exports of handicrafts and women's accessories.

In 2003, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari presented Prem Nath Jain, the Bhaskar Award for publishing.[1]

Imprints[edit]

B. Jain Publishers[edit]

B. Jain is the largest publisher of Homeopathic books in India.[2] The imprint has about 1200 books in print.[citation needed] It was one of the first publishers in India to venture into e-books,[citation needed] and has a strong distribution network of more than 1000 dealers all over the world.[citation needed]

Other imprints[edit]

B. Jain Libros En Español
B. Jain Libros en Español is an extension of B. Jain that publishes Homeopathic Books in Spanish. It has published more than 150 books, and publishes about 12 books a year.[citation needed] The books are sold in Spain, and North and South America.
Health Harmony
Health Harmony was introduced into the group in 1998, and has published about 700 books under its name.[citation needed] It now publishes about 40 books a year[citation needed] on general health, alternative therapies, spirituality, New Age, and self help.
Leads Press
Leads Press was established in 2004, and publishes non-fiction books. It has published around 150 books[citation needed] on subjects like games, puzzles, travel, business etc.
Impact
Impact was started in 2005 with an aim to publish books on fashion and design. It has printed about 10 books,[citation needed] and is now diversifying into art books as well.
Pegasus
Pegasus as an imprint that publishes books in the fiction category.[citation needed]

Journals and magazines[edit]

The Homeopathic Heritage
The Homoeopathic Heritage is a homeopathy journal that was started in 1976. It has a subscriber base of more than 15,000. In 2007, B. Jain in partnership with Archibel, launched the international edition of the journal that is circulated all over America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Homeobuzz
Homeobuzz is a monthly students' homeopathic journal that was launched in 2006.
Health n Harmony
Health n Harmony, a lifestyle bi-monthly magazine, was launched in early 2007. The magazine is centered around Alternative Health, Spirituality and other similar subjects. It also provides tips and information on travel, new age and general interest subjects. More than 25,000 copies are in circulation with readers in Indian subcontinent, Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia.

J.J. Offset Printers[edit]

J.J. Offset Printers was established by the B. Jain Group for in-house needs, but was later expanded to serve other companies as well. It provides printing and packaging solutions.

Other organizations[edit]

B. Jain also runs a charitable Homeopathic health care centre under the name of B. Jain Sarbati Devi Memorial Charitable Trust. The B. Jain Foundation, a part of the trust, helps in providing education and health facilities to the poor.

B. Jain also runs an organization for the promotion of Homeopathy, called CASH (Centre for Advanced Study in Homeopathy).[3] CASH organizes regular seminars and workshops to promote homeopathy. In 2005, it organized workshops and lectures on homeopathy by Robin Murphy in India.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bhaskar Award for acupressure specialist". The Tribune, Chandigarh. 2003-11-26. Archived from the original on 8 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-27. 
  2. ^ "About Books Published in India". Archived from the original on 9 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Renowned homoeopath to address workshops". The Tribune, Chandigarh. 2004-12-08. Archived from the original on 3 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Healing naturally". Metro Plus Delhi. The Hindu. 2005-01-01. Retrieved 2007-07-27. 

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