Asian Development Bank and India: Fact Sheet

Publication | February 2024

India is a founding member of ADB and the bank’s fourth largest shareholder. Since commencing operations in 1986, ADB has aligned its operations in the country to the government’s developing priorities.

ADB remains committed to reinvigorating India’s economy to generate more formal jobs, help address climate challenges, and assist lower-income states.

To help achieve greater inclusiveness, ADB will support India in strengthening its health care and social protection systems, and assist small- and medium-sized enterprises to bounce back from the pandemic. Other areas of support will include promoting gender equity, strengthening governance and institutions, increasing digitalization, and promoting regional cooperation and integration.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

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