Nagpur: The Civil 20 (C20) meetings across the country are set to begin after the inaugural event in Nagpur on March 20 and 21 and will end with the final summit in the month of July in Rajasthan.
The C20 is part of the engagement group under the G20, where civil society members and organizations discuss issues related to topics such as education, health care and give suggestions to the heads of states for final implementation.
Being a host for the inaugural season, apart from the regular seasons, Nagpur is also going to witness a star-studded VIP guest list and a host of events. The C20 Chair for India is spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi, popularly known as ‘Amma’. The C20 Chair is also responsible for facilitating the C20 process. The appointment of the president each year is the prerogative of civil society in the host country.
The non-profit organization Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) is serving as the ‘Secretariat’ of the C20. As well as the C20 Secretariat being solely responsible for the administrative, financial and logistical coordination of all work, And tell that its members are appointed by the steering committee of the G20 host country. Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is also the President of the RMP.
Total of 14 working groups have been formed in C20
RMP Vice President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said, “The official name of the Nagpur session is the Inception Conference, as it is a first for the C20. During the two-day session, we are also going to have representatives from Nagpur, Who will give their opinion on issues related to their area. There will be a total of 14 topics for the C20 and it is mainly a place of discussion.”
C20 sessions will be held in several cities and a final ‘policy pack’ on the issues discussed will be presented to the President. “As per the practice, the C20 Chair will hand it over to the heads of states for further implementation,” Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said.
Around 200 delegates from different countries are expected to attend the conference. Sahasrabuddhe said, “It is a matter of pride for all of us that Nagpur is hosting the inaugural conference. The delegates will also experience the culture of Nagpur and its surrounding areas through cuisine, cultural exchange, and even a jungle safari at Pench.”
A total of 14 working groups have been formed in C20 to focus on specific topics.