The State of Indian Development Cooperation: A Report

The State of Indian Development Cooperation: A Report

By Rani Mullen, Hemant Shivakumar, Kailash Prasad, Sanjana Haribhakti, and Sanskriti Jain
28 March 2014

Indian development cooperation has changed remarkably since its inception, shortly after its independence.The size and diversity of India’s development partnerships have grown, particularly over the past decade, nearly quadrupling in volume. Today, Indian development assistance is comparable to the foreign aid budgets of smaller, high-income European countries with one underlying difference: the Indian development cooperation budget is growing at a higher rate. With IDCR's Spring 2014 report 'The State of Indian Development Cooperation,' we share our insights on India's growing development assistance program.