The University, in anticipation of the upcoming G20 meet where India takes the lead with the presidency of the event, has conducted several events resonating with the theme. The events have touched upon a few of the UN SDGs in their enactment and execution.
G20 Model UN:
GD Goenka University has always been at the forefront of the Government of India led programs for the continued progress and growth of the country. The university organized the Model UN, on the theme G20 Summit Anti-Corruption Working Group where 15 universities from across Delhi-NCR represented 28 countries. The event was graced by the Deputy Commissioner Gurugram, Shri Nishant Yadav and the Joint Commissioner Mr. Akhilesh Yadav. A spirited discussion saw winners being awarded in the categories of Best Delegate, High Commendation and Special Mention.
The Best Delegate Award went to Ansh Mishra and Chandraprava from Sushant University representing Indonesia. The High Commendation Award went to Shweta Rapria and Simran Yadav from Gurugram University representing the United Kingdom & Dhairya Kapur and Raunak Jha from Apeejay Stya University representing Italy. The special mention award went to Samaara Harihar and Prattipati Naga Avinash from Amity University, Haryana representing the Netherlands & Mir Areiba and Tanisha Gaurav from GD Goenka University representing India. The event saw Adarsh Kumar Singh, GD Goenka University as the Chairperson; Bhavika Dabur, Delhi University & Arjun Arora, GD Goenka University as Co- Chairperson and Tanvi Aggarwal, OP Jindal University as Vice-Chairperson. This MUN was one among the series of events being organized across the various schools and centres of the university in support of the upcoming G20 Summit. The MUN has touched on the goals of No Poverty, Quality Education and of Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
Students from GD Goenka University participated with great enthusiasm in the G20 Run organized at the Leisure Valley Ground, Gurugram on 26 February 2023. The G20 Run was flagged by Shri Dushyant Chautala, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Haryana from the Leisure Valley Ground and continued on the Vyapar Kendra Road, Gurugram. The enthusiasm and support of the students was commendable. The Run has touched on all sustainability goals in its symbolic representation of the upcoming G20 meet.
As India prepares with great enthusiasm for the upcoming G20 Summit 2023, GD Goenka University, as equal partners in the progress of the country, has been at the forefront of the initiatives being taken by the Hon’ble Government of India, to bring the country forward as one of the emerging leaders of the world. The University has worked continually to implement and work on government initiatives. The various schools and centres of the university have shown their commitment and enthusiasm for the upcoming G20 meet through several events themed around the same.
The Centre of Innovation & Entrepreneurship & NSS unit held a workshop on 22 February 2023. The workshop worked itself around the upcoming G20 summit and the themes of E- overnance and digitization of economy and governance. The resource persons for the day were Ms. Renu Singh, Deputy Manager, and Ms. Soumi Banerjee, Head of Public Policy from MyGov India, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. The event touched on the goals of Sustainable Cities and Communities & Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure.
The School of Law conducted Legal Literacy Awareness Camps at Villages Damdama, Abharpur, Pipaka and Bhondsi on the theme of Good Governance, Sustainability & Corruption Free India. The School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Education held a one day extempore and poster presentation on the topic of “Transforming Governance for A Better Future”. The school also conducted a themed nukkad natak, titled Corruption and Good Governance. The events touched on the goals of No Poverty, Quality Education, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
The School of Engineering & Sciences explored the G20 summit themes by performing a skit on the theme, “Prevalent corruption in the country and e-governance: An efficient accountable and citizen centric tool”. The School also held a debate and a poster making competition. The School of Medical & Allied Sciences too held a poster making competition themed on the G20 summit. The UID conducted an interactive workshop with local artisans to focus on conservation and boosting the local economy while the School of Agricultural Sciences had a nukkad natak themed on environmental conservation. The events touched on the themes of Quality Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, Climate Action & Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure.
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