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Snapdeal, National Book Trust launch Har Hath Ek Kitab at the World Book Fair

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

This Fair at New Delhi, National Book and have come together to spread awareness around importance of education, especially aiming to inculcate a reading habit amongst the underprivileged kids through their initiative 'Har Hath Ek Kitab'.

On this occasion, National Book and have launched an to expand its outreach, so that people from across the country can support the movement by gifting books for underprivileged kids.

During Book Fair being organised between 6th January to 14th January at New Delhi, and NBT will be promoting this initiative through various activity corners organised at different parts of Pragati Maidan. People interested in donating towards this program can also visit no. 63, or may visit website Through the website or the stall, people can choose to gift anywhere between four to 2000 books at the subsidised price of Rs. 25 per book.

Once a contribution is made, NGOs select relevant books for kids from a catalog of 600+ books by National Book These books are then dispatched to kids across where reading among kids is facilitated by NGO staff. Several Kids from various NGOs across will also be exploring the fair and attending various workshops being organised as a part of this initiative.

Under pilot phase of Har Hath Ek Kitab, 10,000+ books have been contributed for kids across With more than 10 NGOs involved including Teach for India, Goonj, Bhumi, 17000ft Foundation, etc., books have delivered to kids across from Ladakh to Chennai. During this book fair, Snapdeal aims to reach milestone of 50,000 books.

"We are excited to power the technology for the launch of and are confident that the new site will enable people from anywhere in the world to donate books to young children. Snapdeal Sunshine aims to enrich life of many Indian citizens and this partnership is just another step in the direction," said V.P Corporate Affairs and Communications, Snapdeal, Rajnish Wahi.

"On the occasion of Fair 2018, which promotes a reading culture in the country, we have joined hands with Snapdeal for a noble cause to launch We are confident that this program will inspire people to donate books to enhance the knowledge of children and shape their future in a better way," said chairman, National Book Trust, India, Baldeo Sharma.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 17:10 IST