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G20 meetings on education in Amritsar: Know more



The city of Amritsar is hosting the second round of meetings of G20 Education Working Group (EdWG) which are being organised by the Union Ministry of Education. 28 G20 member countries, guest countries and invited organisations (OECD, UNESCO and UNICEF) are participating in this 3-day event consisting of seminar/exhibition and working group meetings.

Ahead of it, Sanjay Murthy, Secretary, Higher Education, Government of India said, “The seminar on ‘Strengthening Research and Promoting Innovation through richer Collaboration’ will be organised at Khalsa College by IIT Ropar with collaborative inputs from prominent Higher Education Institutions such as IISc Bengaluru, IIM Amritsar and TISS Mumbai. The seminar on March 15 will have a presentation from Prof Govindan Rangarajan, Director IISc Bengaluru on ‘Research Initiatives in G20 countries’ with inputs provided by G20 members and invitee countries in the seminar”.

The seminar will include two Panel Discussions, one on ‘Research in Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, Industry – 4.0’ to be chaired by Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Director, IIT Ropar, and second one on, ‘Research in Sustainable Development Goals’ to be chaired by Dr. Shalini Bharat, Director TISS Mumbai. The panel discussion consisted of participation from France, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Oman, South Africa, UNICEF, China and UAE.

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