McGraw Hill launches first edition of book on Indian history

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) McGraw Hill Education India on Tuesday launched the first edition of the “Ancient and Medieval India” book to cater to the needs of civil services aspirants.

The book has been authored by Poonam Lal Dahiya, a commissioned Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, and contains a “thorough analysis of the current syllabus” and questions from previous years.

Present at the launch, Rajiv Mehrishi, Union Home Secretary, praised the book and wished all the civil services aspirants success in exams.

“The book covers all aspects of ancient and medieval history in India in a detailed format and can be used as a one-stop solution to prepare for the exams in the subject.

“The book is very well compiled and should provide the required guidance to the civil services aspirants,” a statement issued by the publication quoted Mehrishi as saying.

Also speaking at the launch, Tanmoy Roychowdhury, General Manager, Test Preparation, McGraw Hill Education India, said: “This book covers the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) syllabus related to the ancient and medieval history of India in detail.

“The comprehensive content was developed after in-depth research of the current syllabus and is structured in a student-friendly format.”

The author of the book also expressed her satisfaction upon seeing her work materialised and hoped that it will hold the students in good stead during exams.

“It is extremely satisfying to see one’s efforts take shape like this and make a contribution in others’ lives. It was an enriching and fulfilling experience to work on the book, and I am happy to have played my part,” Dahiya said.