AS DIRECTOR, NBT

RC_NBTReputed Author, activist, organizer and humanitarian Dr Rita Chowdhury had been serving Cotton College, a historical centre of excellence in Guwahati, Assam till her appointment as the Director of National Book Trust, India in New Delhi on 16th of July, 2015.
Presently she has been holding the prestigious post and with her sheer hard work and dedication, she has been able to lead NBT, India with great achievement and vigour.
Her open-mindedness, inquisitiveness and limitless positivism are behind her success-stories.

 

PROJECT “VEER-GATHA” OF NBT:

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Dr Chowdhury with High Defense Officials prior the inauguration Programme
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Dr Chowdhury greeting High Defense Officials prior the programme

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Dr Chowdhury welcoming Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Union HRD Minister for the inauguration programme of ‘Veer-Gatha’.
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Dr Chowdhury with High Defense Officials prior the programme
Dr Rita Chowdhury as Director of NBT, India with Smriti Zubin Irani and other dignitaries releasing Beer Gatha in New Delhi 2
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Dr Rita Chowdhury as Director of NBT, India with Smriti Zubin Irani and other dignitaries releasing Beer Gatha in New Delhi
The Proud moment of the Grand Inauguration of ‘VEER-GATHA’ by Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister for HRD and other dignitaries.

NEW DELHI WORLD BOOK FAIR:

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The New Delhi World Book Fair is India’s oldest book fair. The first New Delhi World Book Fair was held from March 18 to April 4, 1972. This annual event is organized by the National Book Trust(NBT), India at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

The 24th New Delhi World Book Fair was held during January 9-17, 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi with China as the Guest of Honour Country. The theme of the 2016 edition was cultural diversity ‘Vivid Bharat – Diverse India’. The message of the Sino-Indo partnership for the New Delhi Book Book Fair 2016 was the connecting rainbow -“Renaissance of Civilizations- Understanding through exchanges”.The Union HRD Minister Smt Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the fair.

World book fair in New Delhi organized by NBT under leadership of Dr Rita Chowdhury as its Director

As Director of NBT, Dr Rita Chowdhury has shown her tremendous capacity and hard work in organizing the international literary Mega event in the country’s Capital.

Glimpses of Dr Chowdhury’s involvement in the state of affairs of the event:

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THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE NEW DELHI WORLD BOOK FAIR
With Mr Ian Denison, Head of UNESCO Publishing and Branding
DR RITA CHOWDHURY WITH UNESCO’S PUBLISHING HEAD
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THE DELEGATES IN THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY

 

 

 

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Dr Chowdhury with Foreign Delegates
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Delegates in the inauguration programme
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Performance by Chinese artistes in the Inauguration

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Rita Chowdhury in World Book Fair
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With the audience
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In the Vivid Bharat Programme the World Book Fair
Dr Rita Chowdhury as Director NBT in the World Book Fair 2016
In the Vivid Bharat Programme the World Book Fair
Dr Rita Chowdhury with Iranian Delegation in the World Book Fair 2016   1
Dr Chowdhury with Iranian Delegates in the World Book Fair
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Dr Chowdhury with Iranian Delegates in the World Book Fair
Dr Rita Chowdhury with Iranian Delegation in the World Book Fair 2016   3
Dr Chowdhury with Iranian Delegates in the World Book Fair

Glimpses of World Book fair organized by NBT under leadership of Dr Rita Chowdhury as its Director   2

 

Glimpses of World Book fair organized by NBT under leadership of Dr Rita Chowdhury as its Director   3
With Writers and foreign delegates

 

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With an employee of NBT in the World Book Fair
Rita Chowdhury with a kid in The World Book Fair 2016
With a Kid-reader in the World Book Fair

 

DEHRADUN BOOK FAIR:

 

The Dehradun Book Fair, organized by the National Book Trust (NBT), was inaugurated by the Uttarakhand governor, K K Paul, at the Parade Ground on 12th of September, 2015. Eminent author Leeladhar Jagoodi as well as Dr. Rita Chowdhury, director, NBT, were also present on the occasion. The Fair ended on 20th of September.

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Lighting the Ceremonial lamp
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Lighting the Lamp Ceremony
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Felicitation
Rita Chowdhury in Dehradun Book Fair
Dr K.K. Paul delivering his inaugural lecture
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Dr Rita Chowdhury delivering her speech in the Dehradun Book Fair

 

 

Rita Chowdhury in Dehradun Book Fair organized by NBT
Dr Rita Chowdhury delivering her speech in the Dehradun Book Fair