Vice President of India Current Affairs - 2019

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Vice President inaugurates 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Vaidyaratnam P.S. Warrier

At Kottal in Kerala, vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Vaidyaratnam P.S. Varier. He emphasized the importance of Ayurvedic medicine and Atharva Veda at the event.

About Vaidyaratnam P S Warrier

He was an Ayurvedic physician. He founded Kottakal Arya Vaidyasala in 1902 for manufacture and sale of Ayurvedic medicines in India. He also established a Ayurvedic Patasala in 1917 that is now operating as an Ayurveda college. The group now has 5 hospitals, 3 medicine factories, R&D centers, 200 acres of herbal gardens.

Arya Vaidya Sala

The Arya Vaidya Sala institutions are headquartered at Kottakkal, Malappuram district. It operates 5 hospitals and and a charitable center. It is currently treating 800,000 patients. It also assists in Ministry of AYUSH in providing training and advises. The Ayurvedic pills discovered by the center has revolutionized Ayurvedic medicines.  The center owns herbal gardens, medicinal plant researches. It also works on researches with CSIR – Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of Government of India.

Awards and recognitions

Government of India issued postage stamps in his honor. In 1933, he was conferred with the title “Vaidyaratna” in recognition of his services to humanity by the then Governor General of India.

‘Loktantra Ke Swar’ (Hindi): Books on President’s speeches released

Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu released the Books on President’s speeches titled ‘Loktantra Ke Swar (Khand 2)’ in Hindi and ‘The Republican Ethic (Volume 2)’ in English in a function organized at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi.

About Books

The Second Volume of Books are a compilation of 95 speeches delivered by President of India Ram Nath Kovind during his 2nd year in office starting July 2018 to July 2019.

The speeches of President represent vision, aspirations and ethos of country and also represent contours of a New India.

The books are a collection of nuggets of President’s wisdom and visionary world view and also a testament of faith in strength of India.

Speeches have been divided into 8 categories:

  1. ‘Addressing the Nation’
  2. ‘Windows to the World’
  3. ‘Educating India: Equipping India’
  4. ‘Dharma of Public Service’
  5. ‘Honouring our Sentinels’
  6. ‘Spirit of the Constitution and Law’
  7. ‘Acknowledging Excellence’
  8. ‘Mahatma Gandhi: Moral Exemplar, Guiding Light.

Publisher: Books have been brought out by Publications Division under Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

e-version: To meet the demands of readers preferring to read in e-mode, the Books will also be available on Kindle and App Store.