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.
|February 21, 2017||JICA Promoted Intensive Discussions on the Issue of Air Pollution: Effects and Challenges for Better Air|
|February 1, 2017||JICA's new assistance for Comprehensive Traffic and Transportation in the new Capital Region of Andhra Pradesh is launched|
|January 23, 2017||Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Organized a Two-Day Seminar on Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction in Jaipur|
|January 18, 2017||9th Annual Workshop on Forestry and Natural Resource Management Projects was organized in Kolkata for JICA assisted projects and JICA President Holds Talks with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Other Key Leaders|
|December 22, 2016||JICA promotes smooth implementation of The Mumbai - Ahmedabad High Speed Railway Project - Signing the Memorandum for General Consultancy|