G-20 Labor Engagement Group meeting started in Patna

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G-20-Labor-Engagement-Group-meeting-started-in-PatnaThe two-day meeting of the G-20 Labor Engagement Group began on 22 May 2023 in Patna, Bihar.

An Overview of the News

  • Around 150 delegates from the G-20 member states and eight guest countries participated.

  • The ceremony was inaugurated by Bihar Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar at the Ashoka Convention Center in Patna.

  • This meeting includes universalizing social security and increasing women's participation in the workforce (around 32% globally).

  • The meeting also focused on the plight of migrant workers and the issue of knowledge and skill gaps among workers.

  • The delegates will explore new employment opportunities and challenges in G20 countries.

Union Labor and Employment Minister - Bhupendra Yadav

Labor Resources Minister of Bihar - Surendra Ram

About G-20

  • It is an international forum of the world's leading economies established in 1999.

  • Its primary objective is to promote international financial stability and sustainable economic growth.

  • The G20 serves as a forum to discuss and coordinate policies related to a wide range of economic and financial issues such as trade, investment, employment, energy and climate change.


  • It is a state located in eastern India and shares its border with Nepal.

  • This region is divided by the river Ganga.

  • Bihar is known for its important Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

  • The Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya is a revered site.

Formation - 22 March 1912

Capital - Patna

District - 38

Governor - Rajendra Arlekar

Chief Minister - Nitish Kumar

Rajya Sabha - 16 seats

Lok Sabha - 40 seats

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