Inside JGU 2019 - Issue 4 (April)

Jindal Centre for Japan Studies hosts public lecture on Indo-Japan relationship and Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Support to Indian Development

The Jindal Centre for Japan Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs hosted a public lecture on Indo-Japan relationship and Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Support to Indian Development by Mr. Yoshiki Ehara, Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), India on 17 April 2019 at JGU.

About the Speaker

Mr. Ehara joined JICA in 2000. He was holding JICA’s Kenya Office from 2004-2007 JICA Kenya Office and the South Asia Department of JICA from 2011-2013. He has been representing JICA’s India Office from the year 2015. Currently, he is the In-charged of Social Sector, Human Resources Development, and Regional Connectivity of JICA’s India Office.

Abstract

“JICA, a Japanese governmental development agency, has been assisting growth of developing countries across the world, as well as promoting the country’s overall international cooperation. This public lecture focused on the current bilateral relationship between India and Japan, and its future prospect. India has become the largest bilateral development aid partner for Japan ever since the country started providing ODA to India in 1958. The two countries’ link as development partners has been unique, especially regarding its strong emphasis on ”Partnership for Quality Infrastructure.”