60 Years of Indo-German Development Cooperation (2018 | Issue 2)

Download print version

Did You Know? - Indo-German Development Cooperation

Germany is India’s second-largest bilateral development partner. Since 2013, it has committed €1 billion every year.
(D+C Development and Cooperation)

Today, India is a global leader in the fields of information technology, pharmaceutics and space flight.
(Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ))

Germany is India’s biggest trading partner in Europe and the second most important partner in terms of technological collaborations.
(Ministry of External Affairs)

India is now the sixth-largest economy in the world and one of the fastest growing.

Did You Know? - Indo-German Development Cooperation

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras was founded in 1959 with technical assistance from Germany.
(Indian Institute of Technology Madras)

India has set an ambitious renewable energy target of 175GW by 2022, with solar energy playing a leading role in this transition to clean energy.
(World Resources Institute)

More than 600 million Indians depend on agriculture for their living and nearly two-thirds of the land under cultivation has no irrigation and relies on rain!
(The Economist)

Since 1958, the total bilateral technical and financial cooperation between India and Germany amounts to around €16 billion!
(Ministry of External Affairs)

By 2030, 50% of India’s population will be living in urban areas, placing an even greater load on its already strained infrastructure.
(The Hindu BusinessLine)

With Germany’s help, the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru became the words’s first cricket stadium to be powered by solar energy.
(The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ))