While holding the G-20 Presidency from December 1 to November 30, 2023, India will host the G-20 Summit next year

The Ministry of External Affairs has launched a logo design contest for India’s forthcoming Presidency of G-20, a premier forum for international economic cooperation that plays an important role in global economic governance.

“Delighted to announce the launch of a Logo Design Contest for India’s forthcoming G20 Presidency. Share with us your idea of what represents a uniquely Indian G20. We are open for entries till 07 June 2022,” MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.

Joining the MEA’s announcement for the contest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked people to participate in the logo design contest for India’s forthcoming G-20 Presidency.

Replying to a tweet by the official spokesperson of MEA, the Prime Minister tweeted: “A special competition that celebrates the creativity of our youth. Do take part in this contest!”

“During its Presidency, India will set the agenda for the year, and have an opportunity to shape discussions and outcomes in a range of global issues ranging from climate and environment, trade and investment, health, agriculture, digital economy, energy, anti-corruption, employment, education, tourism and culture,” noted the MEA.

Criteria for designing logo:

The MEA explained that the logo should reflect, nationwide and internationally, a uniquely “Indian” G20. It should have the following elements:

I)One or more of India's G20 thematic priorities such as sustainable development for all, a human-centric approach, equitable and resilient growth, a lifestyle for the environment, the world as one family and multilateral partnerships

II) Amritkaal - India's next 25 years journey from 75 to 100, which is both futuristic and inclusive

(III) The logo design should include artistic expressions of colour combination/arrangements in the National Tricolour;

(IV) 'G20' should be reflected prominently in the logo.

Must for logo:

I) The Indian symbols derived from or reflect the Indian culture, heritage, philosophy, architecture, national symbols, economic progress, scientific achievement, unity in diversity etc.

II) India's G20 Presidency as a guiding voice for the world, navigating through contemporary global challenges.

III) Texts used in the logo design should be in English.

Prizes for contestants:

The first winner shall get Rs 150,000. The next five best entries shall receive Rs 15,000 each. Following that, the next five shortlisted entries shall get Rs 10,000 each. The prize money will be payable after the deduction of TDS.