Popular Prakashan, originally started as Popular Book Depot in 1924 floated a separate company for publishing activities in 1962. It publishes books related in Medicine and the Social Sciences. Popular Prakashan has issued over a thousand titles in English and nine hundred titles in
concentrating mainly on fiction, drama, literary criticism and poetry. It also publishes in Kannada, Hindi
Popular Prakashan has tie-ups with Discovery Channel, Star TV and Encyclopedia Britannica, to bring out books in the general arena and in the field of education.