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ADB is supporting India’s fast, green, and inclusive recovery from COVID-19 with investments in infrastructure, small-enterprise development, and the social sector.

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ADB's Work in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) supports India’s economic recovery and its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response. A vigorous COVID-19 vaccination drive and public investments to boost infrastructure and health services helped India’s economy rebound in 2021 with projected 8.9% growth of gross domestic product. India’s economy had contracted 6.6% in 2020 due to the pandemic following a steady 6.7% average annual growth achieved during 2010-2019.


Data: India

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for India, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

Contact: India Resident Mission (INRM)

4 San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021 India

  Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +91 11 24107200
  Fax +91 11 26870945

Takeo KONISHI (Mr)
Country Director
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Hoe Yun JEONG (Mr)
Deputy Country Director
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Rajesh Kumar DEOL (Mr)
External Relations/NGO Focal Point
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Venkateswara Rao PENTA (Mr)
Unit Head, Finance and Administration
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Mayank CHOUDHARY (Mr)
Principal Investment Specialist (Office of Private Sector)
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ADB’s lending operations to India started in 1986, and the India Resident Mission was opened in 1992. The resident mission provides the primary operational link for activities between ADB and the government, the private sector, civil society stakeholders, and development partners. It engages in policy dialogue, country partnership strategy development and programming, and portfolio management, while also acting as a knowledge base on development issues in India.

The India government agency handling ADB affairs is the Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance.

INRM will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 23 December 2021