The 2023 G20 summit will be officially chaired by India. Ahead of the G20 summit, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan conducted a high-level meeting on the preparations and initiatives to be taken up. MoS for Skill Development and MEITY, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar; MoS for Education, Smt Annapurna Devi, MoS Rajkumar Ranjan Singh and senior officials of the Education and Skill Development Ministry were present in the meeting.
The Education Minister had called for involving students, educational and skilling institutes in G20 Education Working Group Activities. He said that the G20 meet under India's presidency is also an opportunity to share what India has achieved in the education sector particularly after the launch of National Education Policy 2020. India is going to assume the G20 Presidency from December 1 and the events will be held across the country.
“India will present a new template of education which can be a global model for all emerging economies,” said the education minister.
According to official sources, "The minister also suggested showcasing the rich heritage of Indian knowledge systems and making participants aware of the contribution of India to the world."
The education working group will be preparing a G20 EdWG report. Institutions like NCERT, IISC, NSDC, IIT Madras, IIT Hyderabad, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, UNESCO, UNICEF, OECD, etc are the knowledge partners under various priority areas.