Tag: Chennai’s First International Book Fair


Vallalar biodiverse shelter The State government launched "Vallalar biodiverse shelter (Vallalar Palluyir Kaapagam)" scheme for the protection of stray and deserted animals. The scheme is launched to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of Vallalar. Features: Financial assistance for providing food and medicine to stray, deserted and injured animals For undertaking animal birth control/rabies vaccine programmes for stray dogs To provide emergency medical care for sick animals and procurement of ambulances for animals   Chennai’s First International Book Fair It is organised by the Directorate of Public Libraries, Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation and Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI). Objective: It aims for knowledge transfer and to share Tamil literature with other languages across the world  Global translation grant The Tamil Nadu government unveiled its global translation grant programme, as a part of the fair. A non-Tamil publisher from any country or Indian state, can apply for funding to translate a work of fiction or nonfiction from Tamilth