Who We Are
As we are publishing authors from across the globe, Astral International (P) Ltd is one of India's rapidly growing and respected publishing houses. With perfect blend of innovative technologies and specialized manpower at disposal, we deliver excellence in publishing. As the promoters have a combined experience of a century of book business, we are committed to quality production, thought provoking contents and highest standard of ethical behavior, besides courteous and highly personalized services.
Recently Astral has taken over Daya Publishing House and Regency Publications. May it be mentioned here that Daya has been a market leader in publishing of scholarly book in Agriculture, Biotechnology, Fisheries, Veterinary Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences and related subjects since its inception in 1986.
- Publishing: Astral publishes higher academic reference books in Agriculture, Science and Technology, Indian Medicine and Social Sciences. We have in-house facilities for typesetting, editing, designing, printing and distribution, manned by experienced and committed professionals.
- Distribution: Astral distributes books not only in India but also globally. We have a wide network of booksellers and distributors, besides having a team of experienced marketing professionals. We promote our books through our catalogues, marketing campaigns and the internet. We have our associate offices in Ethiopia, Tanzania and are planning to set up such facilities in other countries.
- E-Books: Most of our books are being made available in e-book format following standards of the industry and state-of-the-art technology.
Corporate Social Responsibility
The management of the company is aware that the business should be conducted in a sustainable and socially responsible manner. Accordingly a team has been formed which will regularly suggest and implement positive activities for the benefit of the stakeholders including employees as well community at large.
Vision and Future Plans
Opening associate offices in other countries, especially the UK and the USA, is in consideration. This, we hope, will help us give a wider platform for the authors partnering with us in development. We intend partnering with publishers and booksellers in different and novel ways to explore new horizons, and in this process we are open to discuss about acquiring and reviving existing publishers.