Startup20 Shikhar summit begins in Haryana's Gurugram

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The two-day Startup20 Shikhar summit organised by Startup20 Engagement Group began on 2 July 2023 in Gurugram, Haryana under India's G20 chairmanship.

An Overview of the News

  • The importance of education and awareness in nurturing a culturally sensitive startup ecosystem was emphasised during the conference.

  • The Startup20 initiative aims to foster a conducive business environment in the G20 countries and support talented individuals from diverse backgrounds to drive commercialization, expansion and innovation.

About the G20

  • 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.

About Haryana

  • It is a state located in North India, which is bordered by New Delhi on three sides.

  • The eastern boundary of Haryana is formed by the Yamuna River, which separates it from the state of Uttar Pradesh.

  • It shares its western border with the state of Punjab.

  • Haryana has Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, which is located in Chandigarh.

  • Rock Garden is located in Chandigarh, which displays sculptures made using recycled materials.

Capital - Chandigarh

Governor - Bandaru Dattatreya

Chief Minister - Manohar Lal Khattar

Minister of State for Commerce and Industry - Som Prakash

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