~Partnership to enable more than 7000 eBooks from Packt to be made available for students in India~
Chennai, June 6th, 2019: uLektz, a SaaS based Edtech startup announced that it has partnered with Packt Publishing, a UK based publishing company offering more than 7000 Titles on information technology and software. Under this agreement, uLektz will sell and distribute the ebooks of Packt Publishing in India through its digital content marketplace uLektz Books (www.ulektzbooks.com).
“We are pleased to partner with a global tech publisher Packt. This partnership gives us an opportunity to provide our users the access to high quality academic books at affordable costs. As an edtech start-up that offers a suite of applications, it is such alliances that promote and raise the bar for the Indian education ecosystem.” said Mr. Sadiq Sait Founder and CEO of uLektz Learning Solutions.
Packt Publishing, a global tech publisher is known for its quality educational books and videos on information technology and software. Many of the Packt’s books are usually sold in the international market between $40-$70. With our partnership, these ebooks will be offered at around 90% discounts as a promotional offer for the audience in India.
Speaking on the association, Mr.Vishwas Kshirsagar, Head of Country, Packt India said: ”Packt provides effective learning solutions and content services primarily to IT professionals keeping them updated with the latest development in the IT industry. uLektz’s wide-spread reach in the higher education of India allows us to extend our offerings to students and educators as well. Considering the potential and demand of the India market, we are very keen to reach out to the wide audience in India. We have had an amazing response from professional learners and readers in India. We are encouraged to see the robust operations of uLektz and tap the potential of delivering our digital content to India”.
uLektz offers a suite of software applications for higher education. uLektz Books is one of the products of uLektz suite that aggregates, sells and distributes digital content from various educational publishers, renowned institutions and expert faculty members.
uLektz has existing tie-ups with 20+ reputed educational publishers, who sell their ebooks to students and educators across India through uLektz Books platform. uLektz has also created and published 1500+ interactive ebooks as per the curriculum of specific universities using its in-house Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). These uLektz published ebooks along with various other digital content such as videos, solved question papers, lecture notes, etc., are currently offered for free of cost through uLektz Books.
Packt is a global company based in Birmingham, U.K, has published over 7000 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge on specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.
uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited (uLektz) is a Chennai based EdTech SaaS start-up, founded in August 2016 by Sadiq Sait and Ratnakumar Bikkani, EdTech professionals with over a decade of experience in working with various colleges, universities and ministries of education worldwide. uLektz is a first-of-its-kind SaaS platform designed to be the operating system for higher education. It helps connect students, educators and all other stakeholders of higher education, and provides them a suite of apps ranging from Learning Management System, Educational ERP and Social Learning Platform to Marketplace of apps offering digital resources and services for education, skill development and careers. uLektz is recognized and certified as The Most Innovative Startup by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. The company is also certified according to international standards ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management System and ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security Management System.