Consider the following statements about G-20:

1. The G-20 group was originally established as a platform for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to discuss the international economic and financial issues.
2. Digital public infrastructure is one of India’s G-20 priorities.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

The correct answer is (c), both 1 and 2.

  • The G20 was established in 1999 as a forum for finance ministers and central bank governors to discuss international economic and financial issues. The G20’s membership includes 19 countries and the European Union.
  • India assumed the G20 presidency on December 1, 2022. India’s G20 priorities include:
    • Digital public infrastructure
    • Sustainable energy transitions
    • Global health architecture
    • Digital transformations
    • Sustainable food systems
    • Inclusive growth
    • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
    • International financial architecture
    • Anti-corruption
    • Terrorism and transnational crime
    • Migration and refugees
Inputs from IAS EXPRESS Current Affairs Notes

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