Webinar on Diversity, Inclusion, Mutual Respect


The Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture as its first initiative organised a Webinar on 7 march 2023 from 5.00 to 7.30 PM on the Cisco Webex platform. The webinar was participated by 262 participants from across the country as well as a few from abroad and also many through the VKIC Youtube channel. The webinar started with Mangalacharan, after which Shri Dipankar Mahanta, Joint Secretary, VKIC welcomed all the participants from across the country and abroad, the invited speakers for the webinar and Pujya Swami Paramatmananda Maharaj, the Chief Guest of the webinar. This was followed by a power point presentation made by Shri Vinayak Ji on the Working Group (WG), the salient features of the concept note made on the theme, the various sub-themes, the progress made by the WG in organising the consultations amongst CSO’s thus far and how the WG has planned to take the various consultations forward across the country to finally arrive at the recommendations which will finally go to frame the policy pack of the C20.

After the brief background on the theme and the WG, the speakers were invited to share their views on the webinar. The speakers who spoke on the occasion were

Nivedita R. Bhide

Shashi Bala

Dr. Joram Begi

R. Ramakrishnan

Prof. Bhagat Oinam

Swami Paramatmanandaji