Observing that the COVID-19 pandemic is just one unforeseen crisis and that there are many challenges, he said institutions like the CSIR need to gear up to address any sudden and unexpected problem.
Venkaiah Naidu said that such initiatives will lead to saving of cost at the micro level for organisations and at the same time will also benefit the nation as a whole.
Urging people to take pride in speaking their own mother tongue, Naidu said there should not be any feeling of inferiority in the use of Indian languages in day-to-day life.
Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday pitched for giving youth equal time in classrooms and recreation grounds, saying it will help tackle rising incidence of lifestyle diseases.
Responding to Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri Swaraj's Tweet, which contained pictures of the former Union minister tying rakhi to the Vice President Naidu and applying customary 'tika' on his forehead, Naidu said he misses his "sister" Sushma Swaraj, especially on Raksha Bandhan.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday extended his greetings to the people on the eve of Independence Day, saying they have to work together to achieve the noble constitutional ideals of securing justice, liberty, equality and fraternity for all citizens.
Bhubaneswar: The tribal population in Odisha was largely untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic and their unique customary practices and traditions have helped them keep the infection at bay, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Saturday while citing a study. The report by Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI) noted […]
Bhubaneswar: The Utkal University which will be observing its 50th Convocation on Saturday, April 3, 2021, has started conducting RT-PCR tests of its faculty members, students and employees ahead of Vice-President’s visit to the varsity for the occasion. As per reports, keeping the prevailing surge in COVID cases in the State in mind, the University […]
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday offered 12 tips to the newly elected members of the House to make a difference in House proceedings and nation building by becoming effective Parliamentarians. He counselled the members on their conduct both within and outside the House while inaugurating a two-day orientation programme for […]
New Delhi: As World Wildlife Day is being observed, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed to ensure protection of animals and preserve forest and safe habitats for them. In a tweet, the Vice President said: “On this World Wildlife Day, let us all put in dedicated efforts to save […]
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday warned MPs against recording proceedings of the House on mobile phones, saying such unauthorised recordings and its circulation on social media may be a breach of Parliamentary privilege and contempt of the House. Some opposition MPs had on Tuesday used their cell phones to record […]
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday suspended eight members, including TMC leader Derek O’Brien, a day after the House witnessed unprecedented unruly scenes by protesting opposition members during the passage of farm bills. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu also rejected a notice for no confidence motion against deputy chairman Harivansh on the grounds that proper procedure […]
New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed anguish over instances of stigmatising of Covid-19 patients and denial of dignified last rites to people who succumb to the virus. He said such incidents were totally uncalled for and urged local communities and the society at large to prevent the recurrence of such happenings. […]
Bolangir: A new LPG bottling plant set up at a cost of Rs 103 crore by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in Bolangir district will be inaugurated by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on December 27. The plant with a capacity to produce 42 lakh cylinders per year is scheduled to be dedicated to the […]
New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged youth to overcome apprehensions and donate their organs, as he stressed the need for easing procedures to regulate organ donation in accordance with scientific standards. Terming organ donation a “delicate and sensitive” process that requires patience and conviction, Naidu said that the new and aspirational […]
Chennai: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) is developing a deep-sea mining system to meet the nation’s growing mineral needs. Speaking at NIOT’s silver jubilee celebrations here, Naidu said that he has been informed that NIOT is working towards developing a deep-sea mining system and […]
New Delhi: Former Union minister Arun Jaitley, who has been admitted to the AIIMS here after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness, is stable and responding to treatment, the Vice President’s office said on Saturday after Venkaiah Naidu visited the hospital. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to […]
Hyderabad: Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday that nuclear electricity as a reliable and safe energy option can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and that it has the potential to meet the ever-increasing energy demand in the country. Addressing the scientists and staff of the Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research […]
Bhubaneswar: Setting a big example that disability is not a hindrance in achieving success in life, city-based girl Rushali Jena on Monday received the ‘Role Model Award’ from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at a special event on the occasion of International day of Persons with Disabilities in New Delhi. Various disabled children, Individuals, Institutions, […]
Chennai: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the country has to step up efforts to reduce children’s mortality and achieve the UN’s Sustainable Developmental Goals. Inaugurating Rainbow Children’s Hospital here, Naidu listed prematurity, low birth weight, pneumonia and diarrhoeal diseases as the major causes of child mortality in India. According to the 2018 […]
Brussels: India’s Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the Jain Temple in the Belgian port city of Antwerp on Saturday where he addressed the Indian community. The event, organised by the members of Indian Association in Belgium and the Jain Culture Centre, was also attended by Antwerp Governor Ms. Cathy Berx. The function began with a […]
New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed his “unhappiness” over disruptions in Parliament and sought unity among parliamentarians of all political parties over issues of national importance. “I am a little unhappy that our Parliament is not functioning as it should be. I have not hesitated in recording in the book just now […]
Bhubaneswar: Elaborate security arrangements have been made for Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s scheduled visit to Odisha to attend the first convocation of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar on August 25. The Vice President was earlier scheduled to attend the convocation ceremony on August 16. However, the programme was rescheduled to August 25. Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty informed that […]
New Delhi: Terming late Dr. Banshidhar Panda as India’s foremost Karmayogis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembered him and prayed for the peace of the departed soul. In a letter to his son, Baijayant Panda, Modi wrote, “I am deeply saddened… Dr. Panda who studied in the topmost universities of the world chose to return […]
New Delhi: Two Rajya Sabha members on Monday moved the Supreme Court, challenging Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu’s decision to reject a notice seeking impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra. A bench headed by Justice J. Chelameswar on Monday told senior counsel Kapil Sibal “come back tomorrow” as the latter mentioned the matter for listing for […]