Ministry of Education organises a multimedia exhibition during the 2nd EdWG meeting of G20

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Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

On 15 March 2023 the Ministry of Education in partnership with IIT Ropar organised a multimedia exhibition at Khalsa College, Amritsar. The exhibition was held during the G20 2nd EdWG meeting.

An Overview of the News

  • Exhibition was inaugurated by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

  • The exhibition has over 90 stalls from various organisations including NCERT, NBT, NSDC, IKS, IDEAS Technology Innovation Hub at ISI Kolkata, Punjab Tourism, IIM Amritsar, IIT Mandi, IIT Ropar and many start-ups.

  • The primary objective of the exhibition is to provide hands-on exposure and learning opportunities related to research and collaboration in academia.

  • The exhibition is a two day working group meeting to be held on 16-17 March 2023.

About the G20

  • The G20 (Group of Twenty) is an international forum consisting of 19 countries and the European Union, representing the world's leading economies. 

  • Its members include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

  • The G20 was formed in 1999 with the aim of promoting international financial stability and sustainable economic growth. 

  • The G20 countries together account for around 80% of the world's gross domestic product (GDP), 75% of global trade, and two-thirds of the world's population. 

  • The G20 holds annual meetings where leaders discuss economic and financial issues facing the world, including trade, investment, innovation, and climate change.

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