G20 Current Affairs, GK & News

Piyush Goyal appointed as India’s Sherpa for G20

Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal, has been appointed as India’s Sherpa for G20. Highlights G20 is an influential grouping which brings together the major economies of world. Next G20 Summit is scheduled to take place from October 30 to 31, 2021 under Italian Presidency. India will hold the G20 Presidency from December 1, 2022 ..

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First G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment

The Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smriti Irani addressed the First ever G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment on August 26, 2021. Key Points Conference was held at Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy in a hybrid format. During the conference, union minister highlighted India’s commitment of addressing gender and women centric issues by means ..

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G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

G20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meeting was hosted in blended mode by Italy. Highlights During the virtual meeting, G-20 Ministers exchanged their views on transitions from school to work. Ministry of labour & employment, India was represented by MoS (I/C) Shri Santosh Gangwar along with minister of state for education, Sanjay Dhotre. Ministers reiterated to ..

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G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting

G20 education ministers’ meeting was held on recently in which ministers reiterated commitment to ensure continuity of quality education amid the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. Key Points During the meeting, ministers reaffirmed their commitment to eliminate education and workspace inequalities. Sanjay Dhotre, minister of state for education, represented India. He reiterated India’s commitment towards reducing and ..

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OECD estimate growth cut of India to 9.9%

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has cut India’s growth projection to 9.9 % for Financial Year 2022. In March, it estimated growth to 12.6%. Rate was cut witnessing covid cases lockdowns which have threatened to stall nascent economic recovery of India. Key Points As per OECD, “pandemic can be contained quickly but GDP ..

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