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S. Chand and Company Limited

  • Leader in content creation, delivery, services and solution in education sector
  • Pan India presence
  • Presence in both print and digital
  • Long term brand legacy
  • Over 10,000 active titles
  • Around 53 million books sold in FY18
  • Total revenue of the company reached Rs 5,313.12 crore (US$ 7.60 billion) in FY19

S. Chand is a leading educational content company in India with a long history. It was established in 1970 and now has presence in all three segments namely – early learning, K-12 and higher education with K-12 providing around 80 per cent of its revenues. The company has 58 branches and marketing offices and extensive distribution system across India. Its printed products are also exported to more than 19 countries and digital products are exported to five countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and other parts of the world.  Total revenue of the company reached Rs 72.45 crore (US$ 10.32 million) during April-September 2018.

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S. Chand– Execute Accelerate Innovate

2019 Acquires balance 26 per cent stake in Chhaya Prakashani.
2018 Purchased 51 per cent stake in Chetana Publications Pvt Ltd to expand its presence in school education space.
S chand takes over major stake in Kolkata based publisher Chhaya Prakashani.
2017 Became a listed company via IPO
2011 Restructuring to focus on education business
2010 Publishing and printing facilities set up at Rudrapur, Uttarakhand
2008 Formed a joint venture HMSC Learning Private Limited with Education Media and Publishing Group
2007 Entered hospitality business
2005 e-Class project by the Government of Uttarakhand
1971 Agreement for exclusive publication rights for certain Wren & Martin titles
1970 S Chand & Co., a partnership firm transferred its business into the Company


Updated: May, 2019

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