G20 Digital Economy Working Group & Digital Economy Ministerial meetings to begin in Bengaluru
The G20 Digital Economy Working Group and Digital Economy Ministerial meetings will be held in Bengaluru from August 16th to 19th. Alkesh Kumar Sharma, the Secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will formally open the Working Group Meeting today, August 16.
During the deliberations under the G20 India Presidency, various issues relating to digital information, service delivery to citizens and growth of the digital economy will be discussed. Running parallel to these meetings will be the Digital Innovation Alliance summit on August 17 and 18th. This will be an effort to recognise and support innovators from various G20 member countries and Guest countries.
At the conclusion of the Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting, a joint statement on the outcome that will summarise the agreement on the challenges and opportunities of digital economies will be issued. Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw,
Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar and the Secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Alkesh Kumar Sharma will be present during the G20 meetings in Bengaluru.