For several decades 'Prantik' has been almost a household name in the realm of Bengali medium text-books for school students in West Bengal. For millions of students under WBBSE and WBCHSE this name is not only familiar but conveys a promise of trust and reliance.
This publishing house, which has now become a trusted brand-name exuding mutual trust and reliance of several generations of teachers and students started its modest journey way back in 1970 The house was then located at 73, Mahatma Gandhi Road.
But from the burgeoning days of its inception Prantik has set its target to produce quality text-books with authentic well-written text-material which is student-friendly. Effort has been made to keep up this spirit of excellence in material aspects of the books like distinctive printing, quality papers and illustrations.
This unwavering dedication for perfection soon yielded result and Prantik as a publication house emerged as one of the indisputable leaders in the realm of Bengali-medium text-books.
Several of its books like those on Life Science, Physical Science, Geography, Bengali, History and English have been landmarks in the history of text-book publications in West Bengal. The 'Sahayika' and 'House master' series of guide-books have been indispensible for the students of many generations.
Today 'Prantik' is a giant publishing house with its sway in every nook and corner of West Bengal and even in adjoining states. It now publishes text-books, guide-books and many types of educational books on every subject from classes-V to XII. It's registered office is now located in sprawling 18, Dr. Kartick Bose Street with ultra-modern technological amenities, well-skilled, efficient staff-force and above all its initial zeal for perfection.
The logo of this publishing house is a burning torch held in a firm clenched fist. As the torch is a symbol of spreading light to remove every darkness Prantik as a publisher is a promise of promoting quality education and knowledge among the millions and millions of school-going children.