G20 Presidency and its Global Impact” on the theme "Amrit Kaal Vimarsh: Viksit Bharat@2047
New Delhi : On 11th October 2023, the Department of English, Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi in association with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), organised a lecture titled “G20 Presidency and its Global Impact” on the theme "Amrit Kaal Vimarsh: Viksit Bharat@2047”. The event was graced by the presence of chief guest Prof. Heeraman Tiwari (Honorary Director ICSSR, Northern Regional Centre) and distinguished peaker Prof. Amitabh Mattoo. It witnessed the huge participation of students, researchers, and faculty members. The lecture highlighted the importance of academic discussions and aimed at encouraging the young minds towards achieving the goal of Viksit Bharat@2047.
The distinguished speaker Prof. Amitabh Mattoo is a Padma Shri awardee, recipient of the Qimpro Platinum Standard Award and a recognised National Statesman for his work in the field of education. He is currently a Professor of Disarmament Studies at the Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament (CIPOD), SIS and a Member of the National Knowledge Commission. Touching on a plethora of topics like policies, democracy and Indian bureaucracy, Prof. Mattoo enlightened the audience about India’s presidency of this year’s G20 Meet.
Countering the infamous comparison by Macauley, Prof. Mattoo elaborated on India’s knowledge system and its subsequent rise over the years. The event was a huge success tracing the terrains of developmental programmes, issues, policies and themes that have made a substantial impact in the lives of common people.