Dehradun. All necessary arrangements should be expedited for the proposed G-20 meetings in Uttarakhand from 25 to 28 May and 26 to 28 June 2023. The concerned departmental secretaries should regularly review the responsibility assigned to the department for the G-20 meetings to be held in Uttarakhand. The Chief Minister himself will review every 15 days regarding the preparations for the G-20 meetings to be held in Uttarakhand. This was stated by the Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami during the meeting of preparations for the G-20 Summit at the Secretariat. The Chief Minister said that Uttarakhand will get a new identity on the global stage through this event. Representatives of G-20 countries will also participate in Ganga Aarti in Rishikesh. With this, the participants of the conference will also be able to get acquainted with the religious and cultural importance of Maa Ganga.
The Chief Minister said that the representatives of G-20 and invited countries will participate in both the G-20 meetings to be held in Uttarakhand in May and June. Whatever presentation has to be given in front of them, complete preparations should be done on time. He said that this is a good opportunity for us to give recognition to the local products of Uttarakhand at the national and international level. It should be ensured that the uniqueness of the products that we can get global recognition on a large scale is identified. The Chief Minister said that in the two meetings of G-20 which will be held in Uttarakhand, efforts will be made that one meeting should be held in Garhwal division and one in Kumaon division. He said that education department, higher education department, information department and police should run a massive public awareness campaign for public awareness regarding the G-20 to be held in Uttarakhand. People should also be made aware about this through multipurpose camps in the districts.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has instructed the officials that stalls based on local products of Uttarakhand should be set up at the venue of the G-20 meetings. Cultural programs should be organized to promote the rich cultural heritage of Uttarakhand. Arrangements for yoga and panchakarma should be made at the venue. He said that Uttarakhand is the land of Yoga, the work being done to promote Yoga and Ayurveda should also be presented in the summit. He said that representatives from many countries would come to the G-20 meetings, for this the services of experts in foreign languages should also be taken. He said that suggestions of political and social organizations would also be taken for better organization of G-20 meeting to be held in the state. In the meeting, Chief Secretary Dr. S.S. Sandhu, Additional Chief Secretary Radha Raturi, Anand Bardhan, Principal Secretary R.K. K. Sudhanshu, Additional Director General of Police V. Murugesan, A.P. Anshuman, Secretaries R. Meenakshi Sundaram, Arvind Singh Hyanaki, Sachin Kurve, B.V.R.C. Purushottam, Dr. Pankaj Kumar Pandey, Dr. R.K. Rajesh Kumar, Vinod Kumar Suman, Director General of Information Banshidhar Tiwari, District Magistrate Tehri Dr. Saurabh Gaharwar, Garhwal Commissioner Sushil Kumar, District Magistrate Dehradun Sonika, District Magistrate Pauri Ashish Chauhan and concerned officers were present through virtual medium.