G20 agriculture representatives meeting in Indore


New Delhi : A three-day meeting of G20 agriculture representatives begins in Indore from Monday, in which around a hundred delegates are expected to participate, said an official statement from the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Indore will host the first Agriculture Representatives Meeting (ADM) of the Agriculture Working Group under India’s G20 Presidency. …

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‘Customers don’t prefer them’: millets get the cold shoulder at G-20 food fest


Visitors at the G-20 International Food Festival at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi on Saturday. | Photo Credit: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR Poor demand for millet-based products and low public awareness of their benefits have resulted in only 13 out of the 40 food stalls at the ongoing G-20 International Food Festival at Talkatora Stadium offering items …

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G-20 Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group meet gets underway


The first meeting of the Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) under the G-20 Sherpa Track was held on Thursday. Chandra Prakash Goyal, Director General, Forests, and Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), emphasised on how G-20 has played a vital role over the years, in dealing with economic, financial, …

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IIT Guwahati: IIT-Guwahati successfully hosted the first Youth20 Inception Meet 2023


Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati successfully hosted the first Youth20 Inception Meet 2023 with over 150 youth delegates from G20 countries. The 3-day event provided a platform to engage with the youth and consult their ideas for a sustainable and progressive future. The Y20 Inception Meet began with Meeta Rajivlochan, Secretary, Ministry of Youth Affairs, …

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G-20 countries agree on joint efforts to achieve energy efficiency, security


New Delhi : G20 member countries participating in the first Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) meeting in Bengaluru have agreed on collective efforts in priority areas to achieve energy security and diversified supply chains of new energy sources. Briefing the media on the deliberations of the first ETWG meeting, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Alok Kumar …

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Energy Minister calls upon G20 countries to join hands in the fight against climate change


New Delhi Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh called upon the G20 member countries to come together to combat the challenges posed by global warming and climate change. Addressing the first Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) meeting, the minister said that India is now committed to reduce the emission intensity …

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Sisodia writes to FM, seeks grant of ₹927 crore for G-20 preparations


Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. | Photo Credit: ANI Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking a grant of ₹927 crore for the Delhi government to take up special development works for the G-20 Summit. Mr. Sisodia said various departments have outlined plans for infrastructure development …

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