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G-20 Research and Innovation Initiative Gathering (RIIG) Summit and Research Ministers’ Meeting started in Mumbai on July 4, 2023.

The Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Dr Srivari Chandrasekhar, welcomed delegates at the G-20 Research and Innovation Initiative (RIIG) Summit, which started in Mumbai on 4th July 2023.

* Recognising the significant role of research, development and innovation in growth and development, Dr Chandrasekhar highlighted the constructive participation of all G-20 member countries in drafting the Ministerial Declaration of the G-20 science engagements.

* The meeting discussed and negotiated the draft Outcome document. It marks the culmination of the G-20 science engagements that took place through a series of meetings in different parts of India during India’s G-20 Presidency in 2023.

* India has taken forward the RIIG during its Presidency in 2023 under the theme ‘Research and Innovation for Equitable Society’..

Source : AIR

Published On : July 4, 2023
Category : National