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We aim to provide a book in every child’s hand: Rohini Nilekani, Pratham Books

Education | Oct 26, 2010

New Delhi : In a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with Pratham Books (NGO), publisher Pearson Longman has agreed to set aside part of the proceeds it receives for every school title sold in India, which will then be used for the cause of the underprivileged children across the country.

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