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NCERT launches e-portal for home delivery of books for better distribution

Not required to make payment at the time of placing orders

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

NCERT logo (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
NCERT logo (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Students can now get NCERT delivered to their places with the and Training launching an online portal for this purpose.

Schools can log onto the website -

www.Ncertbooks.Ncert.Gov.In -- by entering their board's affiliation number and other details to place orders for the 2018-19 session by September 8.

They are not required to make the payment at the time of placing orders.

"The portal will ensure better distribution of NCERT across the country and will also address the apprehensions of schools and parents about their availability," a senior NCERT official said.

Schools will also have the option of procuring directly from their nearest NCERT vendors or the regional production-cum-distribution centres (RPDCs) of the NCERT in Ahmedabad, Kolkata, and

"Soon, individuals will also be able to place orders by login onto the website. The will be delivered at their doorstep with nominal postal charges," the official said.

Retail sale counters will continue selling the books, he said.

In cases of unavailability of NCERT books, students have no option but to buy expensive of private publishers.

However, NCERT officials say that if indents of are raised by schools in time, their supply can be ensured.

The CBSE has written to over 19,000 affiliated schools to use the portal to order so the council can mobilise its inventory in a more rational way to ensure timely availability of

First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 21:48 IST