Sridhar Balan is a senior consultant with Ratna Books ( an imprint of Ratna Sagar ). A professional in the publishing industry for over 30 years, Mr Balan has been a Director with Oxford University Press, Delhi. Mr Balan has previously had an academic career, having taught at both the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and at the North – Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
Mr. Balan writes extensively on issues in publishing and on books and has been a columnist with The Hindu, The Economic Times, The Indian Express and The Financial Express. Mr Balan currently writes a column in The Asian Age.