PM Modi unveils Indian G20 Presidency logo, theme and website

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the logo, theme and website for India’s G20 Presidency.

The G20 logo is inspired by the bright colors of India’s national flag – saffron, white and green, and also includes blue. It juxtaposes planet Earth with the lotus, India’s national flower that reflects growth amidst challenges. Earth reflects India’s pro-planet approach to living, in perfect harmony with nature. Below the G20 logo is “Bharat”, written in Devanagari script, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

The logo is based on elements contained in various entries received during an open competition for the design of the logo. The competition held on the MyGov portal received an enthusiastic response with over 2000 submissions. This is in line with the Prime Minister’s view of Jan Bhagidari during India’s G20 Presidency, the statement said.

The theme of India’s G20 Presidency – “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Land, One Family, One Future” – is taken from the ancient Sanskrit text of the Maha Upanishad. Essentially, the theme affirms the value of all life – human, animal, plant and micro-organisms – and their interconnectedness on planet Earth and in the universe at large.

The theme also highlights LiFE (Lifestyle for the Environment), with its associated environmentally sustainable and responsible choices, both at the level of individual lifestyles and at the level of national development, leading to transformative actions at the national level. scale leading to a cleaner, greener and bluer future.

The logo and theme together convey a powerful message from India’s G20 Presidency to strive for fair and equitable growth for all around the world as we navigate these turbulent times in a sustainable, holistic way. , responsible and inclusive. They represent a uniquely Indian approach to our G20 Presidency of living in harmony with the surrounding ecosystem.

For India, the G20 Presidency also marks the start of “Amritkaal”, the 25-year period beginning from the 75th anniversary of its independence on August 15, 2022, leading to the centenary of its independence, towards a futuristic, prosperous, inclusive and developed society, characterized by a human-centered approach at its core, the statement added.

G20 website

India’s G20 Presidency website was also launched by the Prime Minister. The website will seamlessly migrate to the G20 Presidency website December 1, 2022, the day India takes over the presidency of the G20. In addition to background information on the G20 and logistical arrangements, the website would also be used to create and serve as a repository of G20 information. The website includes a section where citizens can submit their suggestions.

G20 app

In addition to the website, a “G20 India” mobile app has been released on Android and iOS platforms.

Daniel L. Vasquez