There is no need for the
book agency to deposit for purchases in Telugu Akademi.
It would be enough if the
agency agrees to abide by the rules and regulations of Telugu Akademi
and execute a bond of Rs.20/- to that effect.
The agency or booksellers
could buy books from any regional centre of the Telugu
Akademi offers no credit to
booksellers. Transport charges must also be borne by
While sending indents for
the Akademi publications, they should clearly indicate the nearby Lorry
Transport Office / Railway Station (with Pincodes) to send books by
When orders are placed for
books by booksellers/colleges/institutions, books that are available on
stock would be sent. Books that are out of stock at that time would be
sent only when a fresh order is made for them. Books would not be sent
on old orders which must in any case be renewed.
No retail sales would be
made at regional centres. The cost of books will not be accepted in
cash. But on special occasions like exhibitions, the regional centres
will sell books on discount and accept cash for the value. But, on all
other times, the order should be accompanied by DDs taken of
nationalised banks, payable at Hyderabad drawn on The Director, Telugu
Akademi, Hyderabad. A bookseller who has registered himself in a
regional centre would, on special circumstances, be allowed to purchase
books on payments in the form of D.D.
Colleges should place its
orders in a single indent. Separate Department-wise orders will not be
Government colleges and
Government aided private colleges would initially be supplied books on
credit. They should immediately settle the account immediately in the
same financial year as soon as they get grants from the Government. This
facility will not be extended to the unaided private
Only in case when the
orders of colleges / institutions exceed Rs.1,000/-, the Akademi will
bear the transport charges. If not, they should be borne by the
The value of purchases
(minus the discount) from a bookseller should not be less than
Rs.2,000/- for every order placed.