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G-20 Matters

A Steering Committee has been constituted in the Department of Agriculture & Cooperation under the Chairmanship of Secretary (A&C) to oversee the development, follow-up action on the initiative declared in Ministerial declaration endorsed at G-20 Agriculture Ministers meeting held in June, 2011. The Committee is comprised of representatives from different line Ministries. Deptt. of Food & P.D. has been made the Nodal Department for (i) Rapid Response Forum and (ii) Emergency Humanitarian Food Reserves. Besides, this Department has been included as a member of Agricultural Marketing Information System (AMIS) under the Nodal authority of Deptt. of Agriculture & Coop. to carry out different mandate as considered appropriate.

G20 Leaders Hamburg Summit was held on 7–8 July 2017, at Hamburg wherein inter-alia the matter relating to Food Security and Nutrition was discussed