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GOOD OFFICE COMMITTEE RATES


S.C Sethi
Chairman-GOC Comittee.


TERMS OF SUPPLIES TO LIBRARIES AND INSTITUTIONS BY BOOKSELLERS AS DECIDED IN MEETING NO. 172/2014.


Conversion Rates
((Effective 1st July, 2014))


CONVERSION RATE FOR BOOKS AND JOURNALS:

Conversion rates effective 1st July, 2014 (new rates marked with astericks)

01. Australian Dollar

@Rs.59.20*

02. British Pound Sterling

@Rs.106.80*

03. Canadian Dollar

@Rs.58.40*

04. Japanese Yen Per 100

@Rs.62.00*

05. Singapore Dollar

@Rs.50.60*

06. Swedish Kroner

@Rs.10.00*

07. Swish Frank

@Rs.70.60*

08.  U.S. Dollar

@Rs.63.00*

09. Euro

@Rs.86.00*

10. Taka Per 100

@Rs.95.00


NOTE:

1). Fixed Conversion Rates between the Euro, and Deutsche Mark, French Frank, Italian Lira, and Dutch Guilder (furnished by Nationalised Bank) are as under

 

1 EUR

  = 1.95583          DEM (GERMANY)
  = 6.55957          FRF (FRANCE)
  = 1936.27          ITL (ITALY)
  = 2.20371          NLG (NETHERLANDS)
 
 

2) Fixed Conversion Rates between the Euro, and Danish Korner and Norwegian Kroner for all Transactions :

 

1 EUR

 = 8.48DRK          (GERMANY)
 = 8.87NKR          (NORWAY)
 
 

3) Fixed Conversion Rates between the US$ and Hong Kong for all Transactions :

 
  1 U.S.$  = 7.79 HKD          (HONGKONG)
Terms of Supply : Books

1

In order to bring about a uniformity of GOC recommended conversion rates, library discount and standardization in the terms of supply, the Librarians are advised to deal only with the members of State and National level book trade associations and federations.
   

2

Books on approval should be finalized/returned within 30 days. The payment for the books approved should be made within 60 days of the receipt of the bill. The bill is to be raised by the supplier at the conversion rate prevailing on the date when the books are finally invoiced against order or procured from abroad.
   

3

Payment of outstation suppliers should preferably be made through bank drafts, after deducting bank charges.
   

4

The supplier shall append the following declaration on the bills:-
(a) Only latest editions have been supplied and these are not remainder titles.
(b) Income tax permanent account no. (PAN) of the supplier must be provided.
(c) The prices have been correctly charged in accordance with the publisher's/Importer's/Distributors' Invoices and Publishers' catalogues.
   

5

The order placed by the libraries will be usually valid for six months unless otherwise mutually agreed upon by the librarian and the supplier.
   
 
DISCOUNTS
   

6

All books in English, Hindi and other Regional languages, whether of Indian origin with the exception of those conversed by the following special categories, will carry a uniform discount of 10% of the published prices in respect of Indian or converted into Rupee prices in the case of imported titles.
   
 
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
   

7

Central and State Government publications-No. discount.
   

8

Short/No discount titles procured from abroad against specific order or Indian publications. The importer or the library supplier is expected to work on a margin of 15% on net landed cost. The invoices is to be prepared on the following terms. Published price minus (-) discount earned plus(+) 15% handling charges plus (+) actual freight, clearance, bank and postal charges, documentary evidence to be submitted by the supplier to be library on demand
   
   
Terms of supply for print journals and e-resources by approved Indian vendors of GOC
   
Procurement of books, publications, periodicals etc for a library does not require a tender to be called as per Chapter 6 (Procurement of goods and services) Rule 136 (Definition of Goods) of the General Financial Rules 2005 of the Government of India. This rule clearly excludes books, publications, periodicals etc for a library from the category of “goods”.
   

(1)

No discount on publisher's prices fixed for Indian subscribers.
   

(2)

Conversion rates as per latest GOC Circular as prevailing on the date of billing only.
   

(3)

Bills to remain valid for 30 days from the date of bill. Supplementary bills shall be raised in case there is any difference in the price as charged by the Publishers or if there is a delay in payment beyond the period as recommended above.
   

(4)

Full advance payment to be made against all journal bills.
   

(5)

No security deposit.
   

(6)

Claims for missing issues of journals to be made within 90 days of the publication of the issue in case it is supplied directly by the publisher to the end user. In case of claims beyond 90 days of publication, if rejected by the publisher, the agent will not be held responsible for refund. No penal interest is payable on stray missing issues. In case of delivery from the agent, the supply will be reviewed every quarter between the Library and the agent. All legitimate claims from customers to be settled by the vendors within one and half years from the date of receipt of payment. However, this would not include titles which are published behind schedule.
   

(7)

The customer should not insist on acknowledgements for receipt of payment from the Publishers when orders are routed through approved vendors of GOC. Most publishers do not have a system of sending such acknowledgements.
   

(8)

All subscriptions are subject to full advance payment only. No monthly, quarterly or half yearly payments will be accepted by the approved vendors from the Institutes.
   

(9)

All Institutional customers are advised to route their requirements through the approved vendors of GOC and not directly through foreign publishers.
   

(10)

In case of any grievance regarding subscription orders placed through a GOC approved agent, institutions/end customers are free to bring forth their complaint directly to the GOC for amicable settlement.
   
   

CONSTITUTION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE GOOD OFFICES COMMITTEE MEMBERS

1

Assam Publishers Association, Guwahati

 

2

Bangalore Booksellers & Publishers Association, Bangalore

 

3

Bombay Booksellers & Publishers Association, Mumbai

   

4

Delhi State Booksellers & Publishers Association, New Delhi

   

5

Federation of Educational Publishers in India

   

6

Federation of Indian Publishers

   

7

Federation of Publishers & Booksellers Associations in India

   

8

Lanka Booksellers Welfare Society, Varanasi

   

9

Publishers & Booksellers Association of Bengal, Calcutta

   

10

Publishers & Booksellers Guild, Kolkata

   

11

Rajasthan Publishers & Booksellers Association, Jaipur

   

12

The Booksellers & Publishers Association of South India, Chennai

   

13

Booksellers and Publishers Association, Hyderabad

 
FUNCTIONS

The Good Office Committee is a voluntary organization formed to: (i) establish uniform terms for supply of books and journals to libraries, (ii) to ensure a fair working margin to booksellers and (iii) to provide an efficient service to the libraries. The Committee meets at regular intervals and, after taking into consideration the fluctuations in the currency rates, decides on the rates of conversion governing sale of books and periodicals. These rates are widely circulated amongst the libraries all over India either directly or through booksellers. THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE VIDE THEIR O.M. NO. F. 23(7). EII (A)/83 DATED 7.2.1984 MADE CHANGES IN THE GENERAL FINANCIAL RULES WHICH DISPENSE WITH THE NECESSITY OF CALLING FOR TENDERS OR QUOTATIONS IN RESPECT OF PURCHASE OF BOOKS, PERIODICALS, ETC.

Copy of O.M. No.F23 (7) E.11 (A)/83 New Delhi dated the 7.2.1984/18 Magh 1905 (Saka) of Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), addressed to all the Ministries / Department of the Government of India and copies endorsed to Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Union Public Service Commission and others.

Subject:-

Amendment to rules 99 and 116 of the General Financial rules, 1963 (Third edition) exclusion of books, publications and periodicals, etc. from the definition of "Stores".

Attention of all the Ministries / Department of the Government of India is invited to rules 99 and 116 contained in Chapter 8 dealing with the "Stores" in the General Financial Rules, 1963. The President has been pleased to decide that hereafter the books, publications, periodicals, etc. of a library will not be treated as an item of "Stores" as defined in the "Note" below Rule 99 of the General Financial Rules, 1963. Accordingly the provisions of the said "Note" and the Government of India's decision.
(1) below Rule 116 of the General Financial Rules 1963, (Third Edition) have been amended as per amendment enclosed.* This issue with the approval of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Department of Supply
(2) Hindi version of this O.M. is enclosed.**



Sd/-
(K.L. Mehta)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

* relevant extract reproduced below.
** Not enclosed

   
   
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA'S DECISION (AS AMENDED)

Librarians may purchase books, etc., from the reputed and standard booksellers on the prevalent terms and conditions. Tenders need not be called for this purpose.

APPROVED SUPPLIERS OF BOOKS TO LIBRARIES AND INSTITUTIONS

Please see  Latest Directory of Members of FPBAI,
or Members list on our website:
www.fpbai.org


APPROVED SUPPLIERS OF JURNALS/SUBSCRIPTION

Please see list below (valid up to 30 September 2014)

 

1

A & A Periodicals Subscription Agency (P) Ltd.
24-B/5, Desh Bandhu Gupta Road,
Dev Nagar, New Delhi- 110005
2 A.K.Books & Periodicals
B1/200, Paschim Vihar
New Delhi – 110063

3

Ahuja Subscription Agency
4348/4C, Madan Mohan Street
Ansari Road, Darya Ganj
New Delhi – 110 002

   

4

Alliance Book Suppliers Pvt. Ltd.
B-721, East of Loni Road, P.O. Box-8901,
Delhi-110093

5

Allied Publishers Subscription Agency
Post Box No. 7203, 13/14,
Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi-110002
6 Apex Subscription Pvt.Ltd.
G116, Shagun Arcade
Gen. AK Vaidya Marg
Dindoshi Malad (East)
Mumbai-400097
7 Aryas’ Book Centre, The
Hospital Road, Post Box No. 61
Udaipur – 313 001
8 Arvind Prakashnan
15, Durga Nursary Road, Ashok Nagar,
Main Road Udaipur/Rajasthan
9 Asian Books Private Limited
7/28, Mahavir Lane, Vardan House
Ansari Road, New Delhi-110002
10 Associated Subscription & Information Service (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Services(India)Pvt.Ltd.,15/16,
9th Cross Street, Jayendra
Nagar(HJN),Sembakkam, Chennai – 600073

11

 

Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P)Ltd
7/22, Ansari Road, Daryaganj
New Delhi - 110002.

   
12 Aura Impex
IIIrd Floor 16, Durga Nursery Road,
Ashok Nagar Main Road,
Udaipur – 313001, Rajasthan
   
13 B. Bros & Co.
13A, Nirmal Chandra Street, (1st Floor)
Calcutta-700012
14 Balani Infotech
B-116, Sector 67,
Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar
Noida-201301. U.P.
   
15 Bharat Book Bureau
207, Hermes Atrium, Sector11
CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai - 400 614
16 Bibliomatics
P.B. No. 177, Main Road, Manipal-576119
   
17 Cambridge University Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Cambridge House, 3rd Floor
4381/4, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj
New Delhi - 110002
18 Central News Agency Ltd.
23/90, Connaught Circus,
New Delhi-110001
19

Consortium Books Ltd.
19-B/13, Elgin Road, First Floor,
Civil Lines Allahabad-211001 (UP) India

20 Creative Books & Periodicals (P) Ltd.
Halima Building, 7 Nanabhai Lane
Mumbai-400001
21 D.S. Information Sevices Pvt. Ltd.
Flat No. 301, Ratandeep Apartment
Phase-II, 127/292 'U' Block, Nirala Nagar
Kanpur - 208014
22 D.S. SUBSCRIPTION AGENCY
202, N.P.A. Arcade, 2nd Floor,
23 M.G. Road, Civil Lines,
Allahabad-211001
23

Doctor’s Library (India) Pvt. Ltd.
101 Jahangir Mansion,
Behind Metro Cineme Road,
P. B. No. 11406, Mumbai-400020

24 Global Information System
Technology Pvt.Ltd.
877,Phase-V,Udyog Vihar,
Gurgaon-22001
   
25 Globe Publication Pvt. Ltd.
B-13, 3rd Floor, Local Shoping Complex,
‘A’ Block, Naraina Vihar,
Ring Road, New Delhi-110028
26 Hindustan Subscription Service
P. Box No. 8804, PMG Complex 3rd Floor,
57 South Usman Road, T. Nagar
Chennai - 600017
27

IBH Journal Services
1st Floor, Rajendra Mansion,
19A, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj,
New Delhi-110002

   
28 Igoup Infotech India (P) Ltd.
B-116, Sect or 67, Distt.Gautam Budh Nagar
Noida-201301 (U.P.)
29 Indica Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.
7/31, Ansari Road, Daryaganj,
New Delhi - 110002
30 Informatics (India)Ltd.
No.194,R.V.Road,Basavanaguid
Post Box No.400
Bangalore -560004
   
32 Innovative Subscription Service
Flat No.1, Plot H-2/94, Dwarka, Sector-1,
Mahavir Enclave,
New Delhi-110045
   
31 Infotrack Library Solutions
506 - A, Jyoti Shikhar, District Centre
Janak Puri, New Delhi - 110058
33 International Book House (P) Ltd.
Indian Mercantile Mansions (Extension)
Madame Cama Road, Mumbai-400001
34 International Subscription Agency
Flat No. 2, Nirala Market, Nirala Nagar
Lucknow – 226 020
35 Jain Periodicals Subscription Agency
1586/113, Tri Nagar, Delhi-110035
36 Journals Subscription Services
23, North West Avenue
First Floor, Club Road, West Punjabi Bagh
New Delhi-110026
37 Kunal Subscription Agency
P-69, Shrikrishana Centre
Near Mithakhali Crossed Six Road,
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380009
   
38 MURUGAN MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTORS PVT. LTD.
Gala No. 12 & 13, F-Wing,
Ansa Industrial Estate Saka Vihar Road,
Sakinaka, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400072
   
39 Maya Library Services
S-9, 2nd floor, Above Federal Bank,
Pocket-5, Sector-5, Dewarka,
New Delhi-110075
   
40 News & Literature House
83, Shopping Centre, Kota-324007
41

Panima Subscription Agency
16, Prakash Apartments, 5, Ansari Road,
Darya Ganj, New Delhi-110002

42

Pragati Periodicals Subscription Agency
C-5/20, Sector-5, Rohini, Delhi-110085
43 Prashant Book Agency
4263A/3, 1st /floor, Ansari Road,
Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110002
44 Prime Mag. Subscription Services Pvt. Ltd.
203 LSC Pocket B, Ashok Vihar,
Phase III, Delhi-110052
45 Promotional Books & Periodical Services
6 MF/235, Block – 7, Sector – 6
Bahadurpur Housing Colony, Kankarbagh
Patna – 800 026
46 Quantum Subscription Service
E-183, 3rd Floor
New Rajinder Nagar
New Delhi – 110060
47 RAPID BOOK SERVICE
Shop No.6, 7 Kishor Bazar Mausam Bagh,
Sitapur Road, Lucknow
48 Ratan Subscription Services

5A, Citizen Enclave,
Sector 14 Extension, Rohini,
New Delhi-110085

   
49 Readers Point
565,1st Floor,
9th Main Mc Layout,
Vijayanagar, Bangalore - 560040
50 Rhino International Agencies
74, Mahavir Centre, Sector-17
Vasi, Navi Mumbai-400705
51 S.K. Publication
10/323, Sunder Vihar
Outer Ring Road
New Delhi – 110 087
53 Saurabh Pustak Bhandar Internatioinal

B/20, Sthapatya Apartment,
Near Sterling Hospital, Memnagar,
Ahmedabad-380052

52 Satish Serial Publications
404 Express Tower
Commercial Complex, Azadpur
Delhi-110033
54 Savan Books
15/16, 9th Cross Street, Jayendra
Nagar(HJN),Sembakkam,
Chennai – 600073
55 Scientific Publishers (India)
5-A, New Pali Road, P.O. Box 91,
Jodhpur-342001
56 Sita Books & Periodicals Pvt. Ltd.
308, Arjun Centre, Govandi Station Road,
Govandi (E) Mumbai-400088
57 South Asia Distributors and Publishers
92-C(Part),Next to Span
House, First Floor,Gurudwara Road,Madangir, New Delhi - 110062
58 Student's Book Depot
Kunjlal Street, Upper Bazar,
Ranchi, Jharkhand
   
59 Surya Infortainment Products Pvt. Ltd.
'Park Veiw' 1st Floor, 40/101 Haines Road,
Opp. Coles Park, Frazer Town
Bangalore-560005, India
   
60 Swetal Subscription Service

410, Galaxy Mall, Haridas Park,
Above Raymond's Showroom
Opp. Rani Zansi BRTS Bus Stop,
Satellite Main Road,
Ahmedabad-380 015 Gujarat

   
61 Techno Books & Periodicals
A-1/223, Lawrence Road
New Delhi - 110035
62

The Book Line
0987654321`106, 4787/2-*/3
Ansari Road
New Delhi - 110002

63 The Law Publishers
Sardar Patel Marg, Civil Lines
Allahabad - 211 003
64 The Standard Book Company
16, 1 Main, Krishnappa Garden,
Off. Bannerghatta Road, Banglore - 560041
65 Total I.T. Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Wz-248, 1st Floor, Plot No. 07
Inderpuri, New Delhi – 110 012
66 Total Library Solutions (India)
Private Limited, F-7D, Saket
New Delhi-110017
67 UK SUBSCRIPTION PVT. LTD.
K-20, Model Town-II,
Delhi-110009
68 Transworld Subscription Agency
12-11-1408 Boudhnagar
Seethaphal Mandi (P.O.)
Secunderabad-560061
69

University Book House
Subscription Agency, O-16,
Malviya Nagar, C-Scheme
Jaipur-302001

   
70 Universal Subscription Agency Pvt. Ltd.
877, Phase-V, Udyog Vihar,
Gurgaon-22001 (Haryana)
   
71 VPH Subscription Services Pvt. Ltd.
106, Vivekananda Road, Kolkata - 700006
   
72 Vardhman Books & Periodicals
102, Vikas Surya Plaza,(Above Vijaya Bank),
CU- Block (L.S.C Market),Pitam Pura,
Delhi- 110034
     
73 Vijay Store (Ahmedabad)
62 Kalyan Bhuvan, Near Rupam Cinema
Relief Road, Ahmedabad-380001
74 Vijay Store, Anand
Near Gopal Talkies, Station Road,
Anand- 38001, Gujrat
75 Vijoya Subscription & Distribution Services Pvt. Ltd.
64 (1st Floor), W.C. Bannerjee Street,
Kolkata - 700 006
e-amil: vijoyaphsd@vsnl.net
   
76 Paras Medical Books (P) Ltd.
5-1-473,Jambagh Road,Opp.V.V.College,
Near Putli Bowli,Hyderabad-500095
   
77 A 4 Apple Agency
90/3144, Shramik CHs,
Nehru Nagar,Kurla(East) Mumbai-400024
   
78 India Book House Subscription Agency (Madras)
514 "Shivalaya", 174, Eithiraj Salai
Post Box No.6822
Chennai – 600008
   
79 Globe Subscription Agency
3-4-870/1, Barkatpura
Hyderabad -500027
   
80 Library Book Supplier
290A, South Malaka
Allahabad-211003/U.P.
   
81

Unique Media Integrators
148, Valluvarkottam
High Road, Nungambakkam
Chennai – 600034

   
82

New India Publishing Agency
101, Vikas Surya Plaza
I.S.C.Market,C.U. Block, Pitam Pura
Delhi – 110088

   
83

Bhaisaiya Books & Periodicals
A-463, Shastri Nagar
Delhi – 110052

   
84

Global Periodicals and Book Agency
16B/262,Vrindavan Yojna
Avas Vikas Parishad
Near SGPGIMS Trauma Centre
Raibareilly Road
Lucknow - 226014/ U.P

   
85 Lakshmi Periodicals And Books(P)Ltd.
2/78, Jankipuram Extn.
Sitapur Road Scheme
Lucknow -226021/U.P
   
86

Higginbothams (P) Limited

116 Anna Salai
Chennai – 600002