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24 January 2020   |   Edition:330

The GBO New Delhi bid farewell to Prashasti Rastogi, Director, GBO New Delhi who is leaving us after completing 7 years. The celebration took place on Monday, 20 January 2020 in New Delhi. She joined GBO in 2012 and in her tenure, she created a great space in the exchange of publishing industry between India and Germany. 
She has been working on cultural projects in India and initiating a change in the publishing industry and revamping it every year. Projects like- Jumpstart, an annual conclave which brings into focus the trends and highlights from the world of children’s content. www.jumpstartfest.com
Globalocal, an exclusive forum for content, tailored to the publishing and allied industry, and has evolved from a conference format to an exclusive B2B platform integrating expert speaks and networking opportunities among other avenues of business outreach. Globalocal has now a podcast forum as well.  www.globalocalforum.com
Translating Germany, an online e- learning platform for translators to pitch translations from German to Indian languages.
Publisher's Training Programme for Young Professionals(PTPYP), a course initiated, designed and accredited since 2014 by the German Book Office New Delhi and the Frankfurter Buchmesse. While the GBO has in the past co-organized the Publishers Training Programme at IIM's.
Apart from these projects she played an integral part in the Frankfurter Buchmesse, the world’s leading venue for print and digital content. It is the largest book fair in the world, an international trademark and a model for cultural events. 
GBO New Delhi hosted a farewell party for Prashasti She mentioned in her going-away speech that she is thankful to everyone she has worked with and it was an immense learning opportunity to be working with the entire Frankfurter Buchmesse as well.

We wish her all the success for her future endeavors.

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