National Book Trust
|Formation||August 1, 1957|
|Headquarters||Vasant Kunj, Delhi|
|Baldeo Bhai Sharma|
|Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India|
The activities of the Trust include publishing, promotion of books and reading, promotion of Indian books abroad, assistance to authors and publishers, and promotion of children’s literature. NBT publishes reading material in several Indian languages for all age-groups, including books for children and neo-literates. NBT's children's books are known for their illustrations, by illustrators such as Pulak Biswas, Jagdish Joshi, Mrinal Mitra, Subir Roy, Atanu Roy, Manjula Padmanabhan, Mickey Patel and Suddhasattwa Basu. Painters Jatin Das and Krishen Khanna have also illustrated books for the Trust.
- "About NBT: History". NBT website. Retrieved 2008-08-10.
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