About Us


Astral is in the service of Life science and Natural Science and for over 30 years has been empowering researchers, faculties and students to achieve their scientific goals.Our online scientific, technical and scholarly books and e-books arebuilt on a 3 decade heritage of quality publishing.


Who We Are

We are publishing authors from across the globe, Astral International (P) Ltd is one of India's rapidly growing and respected publishing houses. With perfect blend of innovative technologies and specialized manpower at disposal, we deliver excellence in publishing.

Through our endeavours, Astral aims at bridging the higher education gap by delivering content solutions and not just age old text, to enrich reader experience. Consistently Astral has proven itself in the higher education spectrum by partnering with institutes and societies globally to achieve success.Our print and digital solutions enable students and instructors worldwide.

Astral is strengthening the research community and supporting researchers to communicate discoveries not just in India but other developing countries as well. We collaborate with authors, societies, libraries, and other members of the research community to generate, communicate, and enable access to the scientific and scholarly insights that are helping solve modern challenges with state-of-the-art solutions.

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Our Operations

Publishing: Astral publishes higher academic reference books in Agriculture, Science and Technology, Indian Medicine and Social Sciences. We have in-house facilities for typesetting, editing, designing, printing and distribution, manned by experienced and committed professionals.

Distribution: Astral distributes worldwide. We have a wide network of booksellers and distributors, besides having a team of experienced marketing professionals. We promote our books through our catalogues and marketing campaigns.

E-Books: Most of our books are being made available in e-book format following standards of the industry and state-of-the-art technology.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The management of the company is aware that the business should be conducted in a sustainable and socially responsible manner. Accordingly a team has been formed which will regularly suggest and implement positive activities for the benefit of the stakeholders including employees as well community at large. 

Vision and Future Plans

Opening associate offices in other countries, especially the UK and the USA, is in consideration. This, we hope, will help us give a wider platform for our authors. We intend partnering with publishers and booksellers in different and novel ways to explore new horizons, and in this process we are open to discuss about acquiring and reviving existing publishers.



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