IEP Chandigarh February 20
Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal directed the officers to send the action taken report for G-20 Summit to the Chief Secretary’s office within three days.While reviewing the preparations for organizing the G-20 Summit in Gurugram, the Chief Secretary informed that morning hours of G-20 Summit will begin with yoga sessions. For this, efficient Yoga Instructors have been engaged for yoga sessions.It was apprised in the meeting that AYUSH Department has made all arrangements like yoga mats and other required items in yoga sessions. The Chief Secretary directed the officers to get the benefits of yoga asanas displayed during the sessions. Besides this, the Yoga Instructor will also communicate the benefits of Yoga to members of G-20 Summit, he added.It was apprised in the meeting that Haryana Village Seen performance will welcome the delegates on their arrival to IGI Airport, New Delhi. The delegates would further enjoy the live performance of Haryanvi folk dance and culture on their way to Haryana.The Chief Secretary informed that special mementos depicting Haryanvi heritage will also be presented to the member delegation. Aadhaar Card stalls will also be set up in the Summit. He informed that along with the preparations for the grand welcome of the participating delegates of the summit, signages, welcome gates and hoardings are also being displayed to inform the general public about the importance of this Summit.In the meeting, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr Amit Agrawal, who is also the Director General of Information, Public Relations, Culture and Languages Department, Haryana informed that 400 auto rickshaws and as many taxi cabs in Gurugram and Faridabad are used to publicize the event. In addition, 100 bus queue shelters in the national capital Delhi and 200 bus queue shelters in Gurugram, 300 buses of Haryana State Transport, 200 departmental hoardings have been put up with publicity material related to the summit. Not only this, the G-20 logo is being broadcast on the screens in all the common service centers across the state. Publicity material related to the conference is being broadcast on 100 digital screens installed at railway stations of 6 districts including Gurugram. Not only this, eight inter-state Volvo buses plying from Gurugram have been completely wrapped (covered) with paraphernalia related to the summit. It was also informed that the delegates of the Summit will be given options for evening visit to Camera Museum, Transport Museum, Biodiversity Park and Cyber Hub located in Gurugram city. They can go to any of these places as per their wish. They will be briefed about these places through brochures and digital mode. The participants of the summit will also visit Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. The delegates will also be invited to plant saplings at the Sanctuary, so that the memory of the Summit remains in the future.Principal Secretary, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, Sh. Anurag Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority, Gurugram, Sh. Sudhir Rajpal, Director, Tourism, Sh. Pankaj, Director General, Foreign Cooperation, Sh. Ashok Kumar Meena, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Gurugram, Sh. P C Meena, Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav and other senior officers also attended the meeting.