ATC Publishers launch ’Fillipisms: 3333 Maxims’ by Dr Prateep V Philip IPS

Bangalore, 2020:One of the oldest and most revered publishing houses, ATC Publishersrecently organized the launch of ‘Fillipisms – 3333 Maxims to Maximise your Life’ a book by Dr. Prateep V. Philip IPS, the Director-General of Police (CBCID) - Tamil Naduin Bangalore. The author unveiled the book alongside Shri. M. Lakshminarayana IAS, Advisor to the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Dr. Fr. Victor Lobo, Principal of St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Col. David Devasahayam, CMD of Radiant Group and Nigel Fernandes, CEO - ATC Publishers at St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) .

This Week India’s Exclusive Interview with DrPrateep V Philip IPS: https://youtu.be/9JooF1YqhWs

‘FILLIPISMS’ is a word coined by the author to characterize his unique and original maxims that are simple, pithy, full of puns, metaphors, written mostly over the past 10 years but drawn from his three decades of experience and reflection in the force. It consists of 3333 maxims which incidentally breaks the record of maxims or sayings written by a single individual in any language which is recorded in the Asian Book of Records and The Worldkings World Record Union.  The maxims have been organized into 33 chapters of 101 maxims each, for the sake of convenience and reference. The book covers all of life’s most vital themes like leadership, faith, love, attitude, motivation, and more. 

The author, Dr.Prateep V. Philip has an impeccable service record and has had several brushes with death. He is also a survivor of the world’s first ‘human bomb’ assassination - that of former Indian Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi and carries over 100 steel pieces of shrapnel in him to date. It was the humanitarian kindness he received from an unknown citizen in the aftermath of this traumatic incident, that led him to birth the ‘Friends of Police’ movement - a movement that has received several accolades including the Queen’s Award for Innovation in Police Training and Development, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II;  and the SKOCH Gold Award - the highest independently instituted civilian honor in India.

Speaking on the occasion of the launch, the author Dr. Prateep V. Philip IPS said ”I am indebted to my alma mater and ATC for hosting the very first book launch of my magnum opus Fillipisms 3333 Maxims to Maximize Your Life, a historic and global record for maximum maxims by a single author in any language so far.” He was touched by the presence of many dignitaries for the launch and particularly acknowledged the presence of Ms. Louisa Mathias who was his English Lecturer and Head of the Department of English when he was in college, Mr F T R Colaco, former Director-General of Police (Karnataka) and Fr Swebert D'Silva, Rector of St Joseph's College.

Commenting on the launch, Nigel Fernandes - CEO of ATC Publishers said, “We are thrilled today to see our dream project come to life. It has been a great honor for us at ATC Publishers to associate with such a great personality and play a role in spreading his message. Dr. Prateep V. Philip is an inspiration to all of us and these maxims are his legacy of inspiration and motivation to the contemporary world.”

“We have been receiving an overwhelming response for this book, and as a result, the book also topped the chart and was ranked #1 on Amazon  within a short of time. The book can be purchased at our home portal www.JoyofGifting.com  and all other leading online and offline outlets. We urge all readers to buy their copies of this book and are confident that this will surely help them to positively impact and maximize their life”

The event was compered by Mr. Peter Anil Rego, Managing Director of Brilliant Printers, and CharmaineKenita, the Founder of Out 'O' Box Content had a fireside chat with the author. Brenda Fernandes proposed the vote of thanks. This event was also streamed LIVE on Daijiworld.com   

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