Chennai, Aug 10 : A book chronicling two years in office of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will be released by Union Home Minister and BJP National President Amit Shah on Sunday. The function is being hosted by Union Minister of Environment Forests, Climate Change and Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar. The book titled “Listening, Learning and Leading” captures a few glimpses of the Vice President’s 330 public engagements in all the States and Union Territories of the country during the last two years.
Criss-crossing the length and breadth of the country, Mr Naidu has delivered 61 convocation addresses, interacted with students on 35 occasions, visited 97 scientific and technological research institutions and delivered 25 special lectures. The book contain Mr Naidu’s important diplomatic engagements, including his visits to 19 countries in four continents. He was the first Indian Vice President to visit Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Malta.
The book will showcase his achievements as Rajya Sabha Chairman and his initiatives to enhance effectiveness, and promote the efficiency of Rajya Sabha. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will be attending the event, an official release on Saturday said.
Eminent Agriculture Scientist Prof M S Swaminathan, Former ISRO Director Dr K Kasturirangan, Former Attorney General of India K Parasaran, Tughlak Editor S Gurumurthy, Apollo Hospital Group Chairman Dr Pratap C Reddy VIT Founder Chancellor Dr.G.Viswanathan, Chief National Coach of Indian Badminton Team Pullela Gopichand, several dignitaries and eminent personalities will also attend the event.UNI