According to Mr A. Elangovan, Managing Director of Cadgraf Digitals, India is all set to emerge as a hub of e-Publishing because several global publishers such as Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Prentice Hall, Macmillan, and Pearson are eyeing at India for outsourcing their e-Publishing projects.
He said that the Indian companies in the e-Publishing space are currently working on books and journals for overseas clients. The process the Indian publishers fallow is completely different from others. He said that Indian e-Publishing houses are able to meet the clients' requirements. While the opportunity is tremendous, the hunt is for trained manpower. There is no formal educational institute on digital publishing. People are trained by companies. Only in the last few years have Indian companies forayed into copyediting and the orders are really heavy. One of the major concerns for the industry is getting the right, quality manpower