Our Story

Founded in May 2013, White Print is India’s First English Lifestyle Magazine in Braille. Over the last nine years, the monthly magazine has fulfilled a long-standing void in the lives of persons with blindness by becoming their essential source of Braille literature comprising articles, op-eds and vignettes on politics, culture, sports, travel, entertainment, food, short stories and a lot more. Printed at the National Association for the Blind, the magazine is circulated across India, reaching far corners of the country.

At White Print, the mission is to embrace the values of inclusion and diversity. To ensure these values are inculcated at a young age, the company forayed into publishing children’s literature in 2018 with an illustrated storybook titled Look Out, Look Within. Followed by an e-storybook – Flowers for Sunaina – in 2020.

The latest picture book is Run Saba, Run! An adventurous, fun-filled journey of Saba and Kabir, penned to bust myths related to sports played by persons with blindness and encourage the bloom of diversity and inclusion in young minds of today.

People of White Print

Upasana Makati – Editor & Publisher

Upasana Makati is the Founder and Publisher of White Print – India’s First English Lifestyle Magazine in Braille. Founded in 2013, the monthly magazine was started in the hope of filling a large void in the lives of the persons with blindness by providing a regular source of Braille literature through articles and vignettes on politics, sports, entertainment, travel, short stories, food and many more. The magazine continues to be printed at the National Association for the Blind and is circulated across India, reaching the nooks and corners of the nation.

Upasana is a recipient of the First Lady Award by the Ministry of Women & Child Development, 2018 and has featured in acclaimed lists such as Forbes India 30 Under 30 and Fortune India 40 Under 40. She was selected as a part of the Rising Talents 2019 by the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society in Paris.

Reach out: upasana@whiteprint.in

Geeta C Yadav – Associate Editor

Geeta is a lifelong learner. She loves to write, meditate and practice Yoga. She loves children and the storyteller in her has helped her write easy books for school children. From writing stories, passages, comic strips to creative activities, assignments and worksheets, she has also co-authored English and Social Science books.

A minimalist lifestyle has helped her pack with ease to travel around coastal India. She believes that minimalism helped her realise that education is best shared and received in a decluttered setting. Sustainability has set her free and nowadays she is living on an island in A&N. She spends her time walking in the forests, growing vegetables, making bio enzymes, listening to the birds and watching the sea waves  rise and fall. In all of this she learns how diversity and inclusion ( D&I)  is the basis of life. White Print is an integral part of her life and D&I her purpose. 

Reach out: geeta@whiteprint.in