A one-day G20 seminar on ethics, education, and ecology was held in Agartala, Tripura, with a focus on the state’s input to the G20 and its contribution to India’s G20 Presidency theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.” Former Deputy Chief Minister and Science and Technology Minister, Jishnu Dev Verma, inaugurated the seminar and emphasized the significance of discussions on these important topics in making Tripura a better place.
Highlighting the concept of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, which originated from India, Jishnu Dev Verma expressed pride in the G20 taking place in the country under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership. He emphasized the importance of ethics, education, and ecology in shaping Tripura’s future and contributing to the global development agenda.
The seminar witnessed enthusiastic participation from government officials, academics, experts, and civil society representatives. Discussions revolved around the relevance of ethics, education, and ecology to Tripura, considering its unique challenges and opportunities as a northeastern state of India.
Speakers emphasized the need for promoting ethical practices in governance, business, and society to ensure sustainable development and social well-being. The role of education in equipping Tripura’s youth with skills and knowledge for the future was highlighted, along with the importance of ecological sustainability and natural resource conservation.
Collaborative efforts among stakeholders, including government, academia, civil society, and local communities, were emphasized in addressing these issues. The seminar highlighted the state’s commitment to inclusive and sustainable development and its approach to the G20 theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.”
Jishnu Dev Verma expressed gratitude to participants for their contributions and called for continued efforts towards building a better Tripura based on the principles of ethics, education, and ecology. The seminar concluded on a positive note, with a renewed commitment towards fostering sustainable development and ethical practices in Tripura, with the insights and recommendations generated expected to inform policy decisions and actions for a better future.