The G20 conference on April 19-20 in this Himachal Pradesh hill station, home of the Dalai Lama, will discuss how to build a sustainable eco-innovative energy transition system.
Srivari Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, and G20 RIIG chair, will lead the meeting.
The Science and Engineering Research Board, a Ministry of Science and Technology governmental authority, is organizing the summit.
The conference will include 27 international and 35 Indian specialists, delegates, and invitees.
“Research and Innovation for Equitable Society” is RIIG’s theme during India’s 2023 G-20 Presidency. Under India’s G20 Presidency, RIIG prioritizes materials for sustainable energy, circular bioeconomy, eco-innovations for energy transition, and scientific challenges and possibilities for a sustainable blue economy.
The Ranchi and Dibrugarh RIIG conferences on materials for sustainable energy and circular bioeconomy have finished.
At the RIIG meeting in Dharamsala, national authorities and G20 specialists will create, launch, and manage initiatives.
The conference focused on challenges and opportunities in research and innovation cooperation among member countries on topics like smart energy transformation, storage, and management; mission-driven research in sustainable energy transitions; policy frameworks for research and innovation in carbon-neutral energy sources and green hydrogen; and G20 cooperation on specific thematic areas.
State Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu said hosting the G20 meeting has helped the administration market Kangra as a top tourism destination.
Srivari Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, and G20 RIIG chair, will preside.
The Chief Minister has ordered the district administration to prepare for the delegates’ arrival so they may experience Himachal Pradesh’s hospitality.
This would also provide delegates a glimpse into Himachal and Kangra’s rich historic customs, cultural history, food, art, and handicrafts, as well as boost tourism in the state.
The Chief Minister will honor visitors. Cultural events will display the state’s rich folk culture.
Science, technology, and handicrafts will be shown during the conference.
Delegates will enjoy Himachali Siddu and other delicacies.