On August 11, 2020 Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting released an e-version of the book ‘Connecting, Communicating, Changing’, a chronicle of Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu’s third year in office. In addition to this Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Defence also released the print coffee table version of the e-book. The event was organized at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas in New Delhi. This is the 3rd edition of the book on his efforts and outcomes as the Vice President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
- The 250 pages e-book and its coffee table version has been published by the Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Note– On August 11, 2020 Venkaiah Naidu completes 3 years in office.
Essence of the Book
i.It provides an overview of his interactions with farmers, scientists, physicians, youth, executives, industry leaders and artists, among others.
ii.It covers events, his foreign visits, his interactions with the world leaders and his addresses to the Indian diaspora in different countries.
i.The book will be available through physical(p) and online medium.
ii.The p-Book(Rs 1500) can be purchased from the Publication Division’s Sales Emporia and its authorized agents across the country and online through Bharatkosh portal as well as Publications Division’s website
iii.The e-book(Rs. 1125- 75% of the cost of p-Book) will be available on leading e-Commerce platforms Amazon.in and Google Play Books.
Recent Related News:
i.Under the National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM), The Ministry of Culture has taken up the project of re-printing 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur. A set of First Five manuscripts were presented to Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India on Guru Purnima (Dharma Chakra Day) on 4th July 2020.
ii.On May 2, 2020, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Culture Minister, released an e-book “Prof. B. B. Lal- India Rediscovered” in New Delhi, on the occasion of centenary year (100th birthday) of the great archaeologist Professor Braj Basi Lal.
Prakash Javadekar– Rajya Sabha, Maharashtra
Rajnath Singh– Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh