Donors Ready to Back India Urban Development

The Indian government is in talks with various multilateral organizations to find possible areas of cooperation on the country’s urban development programs. “We have recently signed a joint statement with GTZ for collaborating in sustainable urban management,” said M Ramachandran, India’s urban development secretary. “The JBIC and ADB have extended loans for many of our projects.” (“Global agencies keen to join India’s urban upswing” - Economic Times, Sept. 14, 2008)

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