BurdaEducation Performs Largest Textbook Project in India
Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India, with over 200 million inhabitants. The state is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts. There are more than 30 million students across all grades. Educational materials are provided free of cost to all students in grades 1-8. The Education Board of Uttar Pradesh supplies 130 million student books every year.
BurdaDruckIndia used 12,083 tons of paper to print 50.2 million books for the Department of Basic Education in Uttar Pradesh from August-October 2017. These books were distributed to all schools in 75 districts, overcoming hurdles created by lack of infrastructure.