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Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation (TNTB&ESC) - Distribution of Sale Copies
Sale Copies are distributed throughout the state by the via media of Online Sales, TACTV CSC Center, Retail Sales Counters and Licensed Retailers. Apart from the above channel of distribution a Sales Emporium is functioning at the Ground floor of the TNTB&ESCís building, DPI Campus, 68, College Road, Chennai-600 006 to facilitate the students and parents to get their requirement of all Textbooks from I to XII Standards of State Board syllabus and Minority language books of Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada Urdu, Sanskrit and Arabic at one place.
The New licenses are being issued for Retail sales in order to make easy availability of Textbooks to the students. The stationary selling shops registered under the Tamil Nadu General sales Tax Act have been selected and issued new Licenses after collecting the Security Deposit of Rs.10,000/- and Registration fees of Rs.50/-. Now the Retailers have been increased to more than 2000.
The new License now issued for Retailership is valid for 3 years. Once in 3 years, it is being renewed duly after collecting a renewal fee of Rs.200/- each.
As far as city is concerned the Licenses are being renewed by the Secretary (G.M. i/c), and in respect of other places it is being renewed by the Regional officers concerned. These arrangements enable all the students in both the urban and rural areas of the State to get their copies easily without any difficulty.
Sale of books to Pondicherry :
The requirements of books to the Union Territory of Pondicherry are supplied from the Regional offices at Cuddalore and Nagapattinam.