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The Science 20 Conference, part of the G20 Conference, is currently taking place in Puducherry. Over 75 participants from G20 member nations as well as friendly countries such as India, China, and the United States are in attendance. The conference revolves around three major topics, including global comprehensive health, the promotion of clean energy for a more sustainable future, and the fusion of science and society/culture to execute science-driven solutions.

The Science 20 conference is a part of the two-day G20 gathering taking place in Puducherry, starting on Monday. It has brought together a delegation of 75 representatives from G20 member countries and friendly nations, including India, China, the US, Turkey, Sweden, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, France, Indonesia, the European Union, and England.

The conference has kicked off with speeches from Indonesia, last year's host of the G20 conference, India, this year's chair, and Brazil, which will assume the chairmanship next year. The event focuses on three central themes, such as global health and wellness, embracing clean energy for a greener future, and the integration of science, society, and culture to drive science-based solutions.

A Prohibitory Order under section 144 has been issued in the vicinity of the hotels, airports, and conference facilities used by foreign delegations. The conference site is surrounded by five levels of police security.

Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, announced on Monday that the G20 Presidency of India would host more than 200 meetings.

The BJP leader made the proclamation in Chandigarh at the first meeting of the International Financial Architecture Working Group (IFAWG).

During the event, Agriculture Minister Tomar expressed his pride and joy in the fact that India is hosting events as part of its G20 presidency. He stated that over 200 meetings will take place at more than 50 locations across the country, and around 200,000 representatives are expected to attend.

(With inputs from ANI)

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