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ADB's support to India aims to accelerate economic transformation by building industrial competitiveness, creating jobs, accelerating growth of low-income states, and addressing environmental and climate change challenges.

29 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides $346 Million Loan for Rural Electricity in Maharashtra, India

ADB has approved a $346 million loan to India to help provide efficient and reliable power connection to rural agriculture customers in the state of Maharashtra.

28 Apr 2020 | News Release

ADB Approves $1.5 Billion Financing to Support India's COVID-19 Response

ADB today approved a $1.5 billion loan to the Government of India to help fund its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including support for immediate priorities such as disease containment and prevention, as well as social...

27 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Approves $177 Million Loan for Road Improvement in India's Maharashtra State

ADB has approved a $177 million loan to India to upgrade 450 kilometers (km) of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra State.

10 Apr 2020 | News Release

ADB President, India Finance Minister Discuss $2.2 Billion Support Package for Immediate COVID-19 Response

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa has assured Indian Finance Minister and ADB Governor Nirmala Sitharaman of ADB’s support to India in its fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.


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02 Aug 2019 | Op-Ed / Opinion

How South Asia can continue as world’s fastest growing subregion - Lei Lei Song

Since 2014, South Asia has been the fastest growing subregion in the world, with its eight economies collectively boasting average annual growth of 7.0%.

02 May 2019 | Speech

13th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers - Shixin Chen

Speech by Shixin Chen, ADB Vice President (Operations 1), at the 13th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Finance Ministers on 2 May 2019 in Nadi, Fiji

04 May 2018 | Speech

Speech at the 12th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Finance Ministers – Wencai Zhang

Speech by ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang at the 12th Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Finance Ministers at the 51st ADB Annual Meeting on 4 May 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

05 May 2017 | Speech

Speech at the Eleventh Informal Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Finance Ministers—Wencai Zhang

Speech by ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang at the Eleventh Information Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Finance Ministers on 5 May 2017 at Pacifico Center in Yokohama, Japan.


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