This Division has highly trained professionals employed by CSIR-NIScPR and takes care of the printing work of 21 research journals, 3 popular science magazines, 2 newsletters, apart from scholarly and popular science books, bulletins, reports encyclopedic publications, etc. It was set up to avoid scheduling problems, reduce cost and delays in printing of research journals which is the prime requirement for its coverage in Impact Factor list enabling us to compete globally. CSIR-NIScPR, over the years, has developed the trust at global level for publishing authentic S&T information.
The Print-Production and Graphic Arts Division has acquired vast experience of pre- and post-press facilities and expertise.
The Division comprises following Sections:
The Division undertakes designing, formatting and printing of all CSIR-NIScPR’s in-house publications, comprising Research Journals, Books, Encyclopaedias, Reports, Newsletters, Popular Science Magazines, etc.; and also publications from CSIR Headquarters, CSIR Laboratories/Institutions and other Government departments and S&T Ministry, comprising their Annual Reports, S&T Reports, Newsletters, Bulletins, Journals, Posters, Brochures, Pamphlets, etc.
The planning and execution of the above S&T publications, their initial costing, copy editing, formatting, designing, printing, binding, etc. are all undertaken by this Division. The Division also takes up urgent printing jobs from S&T Ministries, CSIR Headquarters, and CSIR Laboratories. The personnel of the Division also deliver lectures and impart in house training on various aspects of DTP, designing, production and printing to the students of ‘Science Communication’, and to students of ‘Printing Technology’ from various Government Universities/Institutes.