More than 71 lakh doses were administered on September 13 till 7 pm, according to the provisional data available on Co-WIN portal.
The Vice President also urged the industry to come forward and extend their support to young entrepreneurs by handholding, funding and incubation.
Stating that India is fast moving towards becoming the global leader for ‘energy transition’, Naidu hailed the recent landmark of 100 Gigawatt of installed renewable energy capacity in India.
He said the economy grew at a record pace of 20.1 per cent in first quarter of FY 2022 in contrast to the contraction of 24.4 per cent in the same quarter of the last fiscal.
Calling for countering the misinformation on vaccines, the Vice President urged the people's representatives, film and sports celebrities to take the lead in dispelling myths and fears on vaccine.
Describing the medical profession as a noble mission, the Vice President advised doctors not to give any remission or commit omission, but to serve the nation with passion.
The Vice President stressed the need to increase the number of medical colleges while referring to the government's efforts to bridge the gap in doctor-patient ratio in the country.
Naidu said that the mandate given by the people and the trust imposed by them should not be betrayed by the elected representatives.
Rejects notion that one will achieve success in life only if studied in English, cites examples of President, PM, CJI
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu stated that Telugu was an ancient language with hundreds of years of rich literary history, and called for renewed efforts to promote its usage.
The Centre has agreed to provide more Covid vaccines to Karnataka after Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu spoke to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday.
“The code should be followed in the House and in public (life),” he said during an informal interaction with the media.
While Union Ministers have demanded action against Opposition members for disrupting the proceedings, the Opposition has blamed the government for the ruckus in the Upper House of the Parliament
He added that the need of the hour was to inculcate scientific temper from a young age, and promote world-class scientific research that addresses societal problems.
The ministers demanded a thorough enquiry into the incidents during the passage of the insurance amendment bill.