Tripura: G20 Science Summit on Clean Energy for Greener Future begins

The two-day long Science-20 conference under India's G20 presidency began at the Hapania International Fair Ground at Agartala today. The Group of Twenty (G20) comprises 19 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Türkiye, United Kingdom, and United States) and European Union came to the state to attend G20 project in Tripura. The Group of Twenty (G20) is the premier forum for international economic cooperation. It plays an important role in shaping and strengthening global architecture and governance on all major international economic issues.

Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, Mr. Ajay Sood in his introductory address flagged that the world is faced with unprecedented issues which require immediate action to save the future. He said that these issues cannot be postponed ant further. He said that three sub themes will be discussed in the conference, the one about the green hydrogen that has been catching the attention of countries the world over. He said, how ocean based technologies can help mankind to harness the vast amount of energy through tidal currents and new generation energy storage tells that we need to tjhink beyond lithium electro- chemistry.

India holds the Presidency of the G20 from 1StDecember 2022 to 30 November 2023. The G20 Presidency is responsible for bringing together the G20 agenda in consultation with other members and in response to developments in the global economy.

About 75 delegates from different G-20 nations, International Organizations, NITI Ayog, Govt. of India etc. is participating in the event including special invitees from various organizations of India.


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