A & A Book Trust believes in the power of books to make a difference, and has children at the nucleus of its activities. The activities of the Trust, principally set up for bringing books and economically disadvantaged children together, are:
To help establish reading corners, libraries, activity centres all over India, especially in small towns and villages with low literacy rate.
To help establish reading corners, libraries, activity centres all over India, especially in small towns and villages with low literacy rate to build easy access to books and learning material for children to nurture their curiosity and awareness of the diverse world cultures.
To select and publish books from world over for our children and make these available to them in their own regional languages through translations and adaptations, at not-for-profit basis.
To prepare and execute projects on international level to explore possibilities of co-operation and collaboration with institutes working for similar objectives in different parts of the world.
To hold workshops, seminars and training sessions, and participate in similar events organised by other institutions and organisations, in India and abroad, and the different state governments of India, working for literacy, and for developing, publishing & promoting books, and cultivating reading among children, parents, and teachers.
To develop, print and procure, posters, pamphlets, handbooks, guides and other educational material, to help create an environment for reading and learning.
To develop and facilitate residencies for authors, translators, illustrators working on books in/for India.
To establish or give scholarships, studentships, awards, stipends, grants and donations for deserving needy students, whether individually or by way of assistance to such educational institutions as the Trustees may deem fit.