YASHADA's Publications Centre was established in the year 1996.
- To provide a forum for publicising the findings and recommendations of research related to Public / Development Administration and Management in Government in India and particularly in, Maharashtra;
- To disseminate information about functioning of Public / Development Administration; and
- To publicise the Academy's activities.
- The Centre has been staffed by persons with qualifications and experience in social science and development research, journalism and mass communications.
- Experienced faculty members provide editorial support. Policy for commissioning authors and payment of royalties is in existence.
- The equipment support includes advanced computer hardware and DTP Software. The Panel of some of the Pune's eminant printing firms appointed through the Academy's Reprographics Rate contract provide support to in-house DTP and designing activities and carryout printing works.
- The practice and procedure has been well established for regular publishing of various types of publications.
- The Academy's two quarterly journals - Ashwattha (English) and Yashmanthan (Marathi) - subscribed by renowned management development institutes, research and training institutes, government officers, NGOs and development functionaries;
- More than forty books on various subjects related to Public / Development Administration in
- Maharashtra written by eminent faculty members of the Academy and senior public administrators; Training modules on diverse subjects used for the Academy's short and long term courses;
- The Academy's newsletters in English and Marathi, information brochures and annual report etc; providing information about the Academy's activities.
Variety of Publications
Sale and Distribution
The Centre manages a daily sale counter and facility for sale through postal mail, participates in book fairs and exhibits publications on special occasions. Sales of about Rs. 15 lacs was achieved during the year 2007-08. The Academy's quarterly journals have more than 4000 subscribers. Also the centre provides publicity to the Academy's prominent events through newsletters, newspapers, radio and television programmes.