Publishing a book

For a self published book, the author has to bear all the expenses involved in publishing the book, which includes

proof reading
editing the manuscript
designing the book, layout, book cover
printing
distribution
marketing
promotion, book launch
getting an ISBN number.

There are a large number of self publishers in India whose pricing ranges from Rs 9999 per book and more depending on the number of pages in the book, book design, marketing and other factors. More research is being done on the self publishers of India, their pricing, terms and conditions, marketing options.