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A book-review session will be held on the third day of Chitan Shibir where minister and high officials will have a look into the top-class books inked by noted authors.

The books include,

1) The Checklist Manifesto: This book authored by Atul Gawande will be introduced by Shri Bharat Lal, Resident Commissioner of Gujarat, and will be reviewed by Smt. Rita Teotia, Principal Secretary, Rural Development. In the book, author makes a distinction between errors of ignorance, and errors of ineptitude. He shows the benefits of creating a checklist and follows a step by step procedure. He has cited the examples of people who became business tycoons with the help of education and experience.

2) Oh Life Relax Please: This book authored by Swami Sukhbodhanandaji, will be introduced by Shri Rajnishkumar, DDO, Bhavnagar and will be reviewed by Shri P.Swaroop, Municipal Commissioner, Jamnagar. Swamiji’s book provides solace and counsel to people who shy away from the day-to-day problems of life. His teaching guides one not to be upset with the problem; instead take it as a challenge and solve it energetically.

3) Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish: This book authored by Ms.Rashmi Bansal, will be introduced by Shri Bancha Pani, DDO, Junagadh and will be reviewed by Kum.Archana Singh. Asst. Collector, Dabhoi, District Vadodara.

4) In search of the miraculous: This book written by Russian philosopher P.D.Ouspensky, will be introduced by Smt.Sonal Mishra, Director of Municipalities, Gandhinagar, and will be reviewed by Shri Thirupugaz, Commissioner of Information. The book talks about man’s present state of consciousness, his possibility of evolving to higher states of consciousness and maps and methods of this inner journey as taught by his teacher and one of the greatest mystic of 20th century G.I.Gurdjieff.

5) Ethical Virtuosity: This book written by Louie V. Larimer, will be introduced by Shri Ajay Kumar, DDO, Jamnagar, and will be reviewed by Smt. Anju Sharma, Health Commissioner. The book talks on ethics, integrity, character, personal accountability and moral courage and how they are relevant within today’s competitive environment.

6) Seven habits of highly effective people: This book written by Stephen Covey, will be introduced by Kum.Remya Mohan, Assistant Collector, Rajpipla, and will be reviewed by Shri Vikrant Pandey, DDO, Narmada. In the book, author talks about an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls “true north” principles of a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless.

 

 

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PM thanks World Leaders for their greetings on 76th Independence Day
August 15, 2022
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has thanked World Leaders for their greetings and wishes on the occasion of 76th Independence Day.

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for your Independence Day wishes, PM Anthony Albanese. The friendship between India and Australia has stood the test of time and has benefitted both our peoples greatly."

In response to a tweet by the President of Maldives, the Prime Minister said;

"Grateful for your wishes on our Independence Day, President @ibusolih. And for your warm words on the robust India-Maldives friendship, which I second wholeheartedly."

In response to a tweet by the President of France, the Prime Minister said;

"Touched by your Independence Day greetings, President @EmmanuelMacron. India truly cherishes its close relations with France. Ours is a bilateral partnership for global good."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said;

"I thank @PMBhutan Lotay Tshering for his Independence Day wishes. All Indians cherish our special relationship with Bhutan - a close neighbour and a valued friend."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Commonwealth of Dominica, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you, PM Roosevelt Skerrit, for your greetings on our Independence Day. May the bilateral relations between India and the Commonwealth of Dominica continue to grow in the coming years."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Mauritius, the Prime Minister said;

"Honoured to receive your Independence Day wishes, PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. India and Mauritius have very deep cultural linkages. Our nations are also cooperating in a wide range of subjects for the mutual benefit of our citizens."

In response to a tweet by the President of Madagascar, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you President Andry Rajoelina for wishing us on our Independence Day. As a trusted developmental partner, India will always work with Madagascar for the welfare of our people."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Nepal, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for the wishes, PM @SherBDeuba. May the India-Nepal friendship continue to flourish in the years to come."