Fast Track Reform to Boost Indian Growth

Spurred in part by a new government's strong mandate and wide-ranging reform agenda, the Indian economy is set to benefit from a revival of investment and improved growth in advanced economies, says ADB report. Read More

Developing Asia Fastest Growing Region

Developing Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies move ahead with structural reforms, says a new ADB report. Read More

Asia Positioned to Lead Global Knowledge Economy

Asian countries have a unique opportunity to lead the global knowledge-based economy of the future, says a new ADB report. Read More

Innovative Asia: Advancing the Knowledge-Based Economy

Case studies of the People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, and Kazakhstan identify a range of policies and initiatives that can strengthen innovation-led growth and help them transition from a middle-income to a high-income economy.   Read More

Overview

While continuing to support India’s endeavors to reduce poverty through infrastructure-led growth, ADB’s India program has developed and matured over the years in terms of its sector, geographic, and thematic coverage, in line with the government's evolving priorities and increasing focus on inclusive and sustainable growth.

Besides continuing its support for core infrastructure sectors, such as energy, transport, and urban services, ADB is now engaged in innovations in infrastructure finance and improving water resources management, agribusiness infrastructure development, and skills development.

Fast Facts

1,233.00 (2013)
Population in millions

1.3% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

21.9% (2012)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
281.36 / 0.89
Agriculture (7)
 
100.00 / 0.32
Education (1)
 
10,771.29 / 34.04
Energy (73)
 
2,620.00 / 8.28
Finance (19)
 
20.00 / 0.06
Health (1)
 
275.90 / 0.87
Industry and Trade (5)
 
1,450.00 / 4.58
Public Sector (9)
 
10,142.05 / 32.05
Transport and ICT (49)
 
2,805.96 / 8.87
Water Supply (30)
 
3,179.00 / 10.05
Multisector (17)
 
31,645.57 / 100.00
TOTAL (211)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013