Rajnath Singh to release book chronicling Vice President’s 3rd year in office

New Delhi: A book chronicling the third year in office of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu titled ‘Connecting, Communicating, Changing’ will be released by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas on Tuesday, the Information and broadcasting Ministry said on Monday..
Mr Naidu completes three years in office on August 11.
The electronic version of the book (e-book) will be launched by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar.
The book which runs into more than 250 pages has been brought out by the Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
The book captures through words and pictures the variegated activities of the Vice President, including his travels in India and abroad. It provides a glimpse of his interactions with farmers, scientists, doctors, youth, administrators, industry leaders and artists, among others.
The book also covers events relating to the Vice President’s foreign visits, his interactions with the world leaders and his addresses to the Indian diaspora in different countries.
The changes that Mr Naidu introduced for effective functioning of the Rajya Sabha and the resultant improvement in the productivity of the Upper House are also mentioned in the book.
In the final chapter, the book narrates how the Vice President effectively used the time during the pandemic and embarked on ‘Mission Connect’ to enquire about the well-being of his friends, teachers, long-time associates, acquaintances–old and new, relatives, MPs, spiritual leaders and journalists, among others.
He also telephonically interacted with Chief Ministers, Governors, leaders of various political parties in both houses of Parliament and all MPs of the Rajya Sabha.