A Biography of a Printer, depicting life and times of Prof. Kamal Chopra from the pen of Prof. (Dr.) Anjan Kumar Baral.
Anjan Kumar Baral has penned the biography of renowned Printing Industry personality, Professor Kamal Mohan Chopra. The biography titled “Life in Print – Biography of Professor Kamal Mohan Chopra” depicting life and times of Prof. Chopra was released by Prof. Brij Kishore Kuthiala, a noteable name in Indian Mass Communication field.
The writer of the book, Professor Anjan Kumar Baral is a senior faculty of the Department of Printing Technology of Hisar based Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology. The biography is his third book. The book was released online on Zoom app commemorating the North Zone grand finale, fourth edition of Print Olympiad 2020.
While addressing the congregation on the occasion Prof. Kuthiala, the chairman of the Haryana State Higher Education Council (HSHEC) reminded the past and present technological changes in printing sector and the need for bringing the industry to the realm of academics to train and produce skilled professionals in the field of printing technology. Incidentally, Professor Kuthiala took up the challenges and worked in this direction for the first time in Asia in the early 1990s with the help of Kamal Chopra, the protagonist of the book. Prof. Baral is the recipient of the prestigious, “Education Award of Excellence”, 2018, U.S.A., the first Asian personality to have received such honour, which is popularly known as the Oscar award in Printing Technology, besides receiving “Award of Excellence” from AIFMP and “Print Ratna” from LPA, Lucknow.
The biography by Anjan Kumar Baral was prompted by the relentless efforts of Kamal Chopra and his contribution in the development of Indian printing technology.
Prof. Chopra has contributed immensely to bring Indian printing industry on the global map in recent times. Within a short period of time he, from a humble beginning with a small printing press, rose to become president of All India Federation of Master Printers.
Apart from being a print industry household name, Prof. Chopra has successfully carried out various responsibilities as a printer, a teacher, researcher, innovator, writer, motivational speaker and also event manager.
Eminent and renounced printing personalities both from India and abroad graced the book release function with their presence.
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