The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu called for finding long-term policy solutions to eradicate poverty rather than offering short term waivers or freebies. He wanted government and policymakers to ensure that the benefits of all programs reach the most deserving sections of society.
He releasied the book titled, “The vision of Antyodaya” compiled by the Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) at UpaRashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi,
The documentation covered 400 sustainable practices from all over India including campaign Neki ki Deewar by IYF.
Addressing the gathering, he called for plugging loopholes in the anti-defection law to prevent elected representatives from defecting to another party without resigning. He urged upon all political parties to discipline their members and ensure that such tendencies were curbed.
Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe,Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Shri Om Prakash, Chairman, ISRN, Shri Santosh Gupta, CEO, ISRN, and others were present at the event.