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Science 20 Conference on Clean Energy for a Green Future Began in Agartala


News Desk, News Nation 360 : Tripura played host to the second meeting of the Science 20 engagement group for a two-day conference from 3 rd to 4 th of April. The theme of this Science 20 meeting is Clean Energy for a Green Future in which 70 Representatives from across the world are taking part. Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, 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 any further. Ajay Sood said that three sub-themes will be discussed in the conference, namely, 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 it is needed to be thought beyond lithium electro-chemistry. After the arrival of the delegates, they witnessed various cultural paintings, art, and crafts on the way from the airport

to the hotel. The delegates were welcomed by cultural troupes at the venue giving them a glimpse of Tripura’s culture and heritage. Afterwards, they visited the Albert Ekka War Memorial where they paid tribute to the martyrs and took part in planting saplings. Further, they then went to Kumari Tila where they were mesmerized by the musical fountain show. Additionally, all the G20 representatives are Scheduled to meet the Chief Minister of Tripura, Dr Manik Saha. On the first day of the conference, India emphasised that efficient clean energy can be accessed only through scientific progress. Therefore, to achieve success in this direction, India gave the message that new developments in clean energy, science, and technology are required. They all need to build a just, sustainable future with innovations and have to work together.

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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