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G20 Research and Innovation Initiative conference held in Dharamshala

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News Desk, News Nation 360:  The Research and Innovation Initiative Gathering (RIIG) on 'Eco-Innovation for Energy Transition' was organized under the G20 Presidency of India in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. The two-day conference was attended by representatives of G20 member states, and international organizations and invited experts from the scientific community. A total of four sessions were held on the first day. The meeting was presided over by Srivari

Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology of the Centre. On this occasion, DP Srivastava, a representative of Vivekananda International Foundation, gave his speech on the energy transition in India. This was followed by a statement on the G20 Education Working Group by Professor Raghunathan Rangaswamy, Dean of International Relations, IIT Madras. Areas focused on during the conference include challenges and opportunities in research and innovation collaboration between member countries on topics such as smart energy transition, storage and management. About 60 foreign delegates got an opportunity to know about the symbols associated with the identity of Himachal Pradesh at this meeting which is being held in Dharamshala. During this, folk artists enthralled the guests with cultural presentations of Himachali folk culture at the airport. In this session of about a quarter of an hour, the trainers of the AYUSH department will make the delegates practice yoga. After participating in the yoga session on 20th April, the delegates will be on a tour of Dharamshala and nearby places. Apart from knowing the processing of tea at Maan Tea Factory, they will also taste different flavours of tea. After that, they will visit Kangra Art Museum. Earlier the RIIG Conference on Sustainable Energy and Circular Bioeconomy was held in Ranchi and Dibrugarh.

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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