Maharana Mewar Historical Publications Trust
The trust was registered on the 13th April 1977, under the guidance of HlH Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar of Udaipur: The objectives of the trust is to encourage research work in areas as diverse as Indian history, culture, indigenous languages and literature. The trust oversees following categories of writings.
A. Its own publications - These books have been commissioned by the trust. Primarily in Rajasthani, they cover a diverse range of topics and include books on history, Yoga, treatises by famous historic personalities and poetry; the Annual Palace Calendar and Shree Mewar Vijay Panchang.
B. Financial assistance offered for the publication of books: when someone's book is already underway and run into financial trouble. The criterion is stringent. The books must be deemed worthy of publication and be seen to benefit the public at large with the subject relating to local issues in Rajasthan.
C. Financial assistance for research works: offers aid to scholars who have written on assorted topics relating to Rajasthan and particularly Mewar . History, architecture, paintings and even research work on botany have been published under the trust's patronage.
D. Financial aid for presentation of papers at national and international forums. Scholars from Udaipur in particular and Rajasthan in general have been subsidised enabling them to attend conferences and seminars outside their cities.
E. Poster publications - Posters have also been printed under the auspices of the trust, the genealogical tree of the rulers of Mewar, posters of Lord Ganesha, posters of Maharana Pratap are some examples.