India is a big country with a population of 1.2 billion and the world's fourth largest GNI. While its rapid economic growth, enormous amount of investment is still necessary for development of infrastructure such as roads, railways and other urban transportation systems, power, water supply and sewerage. India also must take measures to reduce poverty for huge population living under poverty line. JICA is actively providing assistance to construct infrastructure as well as poverty alleviation.
On August 1, 2011, a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and India went into effect, and 2012 is a memorable year of the 60th anniversary of Japan-India diplomatic relations. JICA is providing assistance to realize Japan-India cooperation such as the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and the Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC) in South India, as well as assistance to strengthen Japan-India academic-industry networks, and human resources development for industries such as manufacturing. JICA is extending its assistance to contribute to stronger relations between Japan and India.
|June 14, 2016||JICA extends ODA loan of 25,537 million Japanese Yen (approx. INR 1,548 crore) for Urban Healthcare Project in Tamil Nadu|
|May 10, 2016||Brochures and East-West Corridor (Purple Line) of Bangalore Metro Inaugurated with Comprehensive Assistance from JICA|
|April 8, 2016||Press Release|
|March 25, 2016||News Letter and Press Release|
|March 17, 2016||JICA extends ODA loan of 82.434 billion Japanese Yen (approx. INR 4870 crore) for the Ahmedabad Metro Project and JICA extends ODA loan of 19,981 million Japanese Yen (approx. INR 1180 crore) for the Chennai Metro Project|