Manupatra are publishers and providers of legal, tax, corporate and business policy databases in India.<ref>http://www.manupatra.com/Asp/CompanyInfo.aspx</ref>
The Company started operations in 2000 and launched its flagship product, the online database www.manupatra.com in August 2001. Today, it has delivery capabilities in print and electronic media. The Company launched its CD ROM suite of products in 2004 and forayed into Print in 2006. Company's range of information products encompasses traditional and new media formats - Online Databases; CD-ROMs; E-mail Service; E-zine; Books and Journals.<ref>http://www.manupatra.com/Asp/CompanyInfo.aspx</ref>
Manupatra products are used in a wide variety of end markets with users ranging across Academic, Corporate, Government, Professionals (Lawyers, CA, CS etc), Banks, Consulting Companies, Media Houses, Litigants , Research Organisations, NGO’s and others.<ref>http://www.manupatra.com/Asp/CompanyInfo.aspx</ref>
Manupatra All India Essay Competition
The Manupatra All India Essay Competition endeavors to encourage and promote creative thinking and knowledge of legal understanding and research amongst the students.
The competition is intended to be an award for cogency & novelty of thinking on issues of contemporary relevance.
The aim of this initiative is, • To develop and improve written communication skills and expression of critical thinking in law as a multidisciplinary subject. • To raise socio-legal awareness amongst the students and to highlight the evolving and emerging areas of law in its interdisciplinary perspective. • To stimulate young minds into good utilization of modern information technologies.<ref>http://www.manupatra.com/Essay/ </ref>