Kitab Yatra, a premium online bookstore in Nepal, is all set to organize an event in the capital this Friday, on 8 February 2019 (Magh 25, 2075) to celebrate its first anniversary. This seminar, नेपालमा पठन संस्कृति: हिजो, आज र भोलि (Reading Culture in Nepal: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow), is expected to bring together established writers, journalists, corporate icons, diplomats, budding entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountants, etc. at a common platform and create a discussion for increasing the reading culture in Nepal.
On the occasion, Kitab Yatra is also expected to make various announcements including the establishment of a library at a rural-based school. The company is also expected to unveil its brand ambassadors.
What is so special about Kitab Yatra?
Kitab Yatra, started its operation last year with an aim to develop and promote the reading culture in Nepal. The company began its operation with the slogan ‘now books will travel to your doorsteps’.
A wide range of categories of books from fiction, non-fiction to educational books are available for purchase at Kitab Yatra. Readers from across the nation can order books of their choice online and get it shipped directly to their doorsteps within three days of ordering online.
In this very short duration of operation, Kitab Yatra has attracted interests from book lovers across the nation. Kitab Yatra provides free delivery of books all across Nepal, and most importantly it provides books at a pocket-friendly cost. Recently, Kitab Yatra has started delivering books to destinations worldwide. For convenience, Kitab Yatra has partnered with Khalti Digital Wallet to make payment easily from its website and mobile app.
Along with digital payments, Kitab Yatra also accepts Cash-On-Delivery (CoD) from 27 locations across Nepal. For book delivery across Nepal, the company has collaborated with Fast Movers Logistic.
In an ambitious move, Kitab Yatra has also been working on establishing libraries in corporate houses, banks, hospitals, schools, colleges, restaurants and cafes with the mission of making reading an integral part of our daily lives.