A mega book fair will be organised by the Directorate of Publications and Public Relations of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University on the university premises from February 11 to 13.
According to a release, Vice-Chancellor of the university K. Ramasamy will inaugurate the book fair, in which more than 20 leading publishers and book sellers will take part and display a wide range of books in agriculture and allied sectors for the benefit of students, research scholars, scientists and public.
A special discount of 20 per cent will be made available.
During the inaugural function, the University will institute ‘Institutional Membership’ with British Council Library, Chennai, for mutual exchange of books and publications.
Three former librarians of the university will also be honoured on the occasion. The portrait of S.R. Ranganathan, father of Indian Library Science, will be unveiled.
An ‘author-publisher’ interactive session has also been planned.
During the valediction on February 13, TNAU scientists who have published maximum number of quality books in various disciplines will be honoured with merit certificates.
The fair is being held at Techno Park II of the university and entry is free.