New Delhi: The Founder of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi has released the official logo of Civil20. Parallel to the G20, many groups working on topics related to business and social issues are active. Civil20 is one of them which is an engagement group of G20. Civil20 takes up issues related to civil society organisations and development. The group released its logo on December 19 with the tagline #YouAreTheLight.
In view of the G20 conference to be held in India, many such programmes are being organised across the country, through which steps can be taken toward fulfilling the G20 objectives.
What does the Civil20 logo signify?
In the logo of Civil20, the number 20 appears to be formed from the flame of a lamp, which signifies the transition from darkness to light. 'Tamso Ma Jyotirgamaya', which means "may the light of knowledge remove the darkness of ignorance", has been proclaimed in the oldest prayers of India. The purpose of the logo of Civil20 is to generate a light of awareness towards the social problems prevailing in society.
Civil20 is set to organise discussions and seminars at different places across the country in the coming months which will culminate in a summit. In this summit, a policy document will be released on the issues of the status and development of citizens' organisations. Civil organisations from India and all G20 countries to participate in Civil20 summits in India
Importance of doing more than saying: Mata Amritanandamayi
"I pray that this organisation brings a change in the human mind", Mata Amritanandamayi Devi said on the occasion of releasing the logo. It can create a wave of love, compassion, and respect. She said that what we do is more important than what we say. "As it is in the people, this lamp should light up your hearts, May it light up the whole world", she added.