Touring exhibition featuring Indo-German Development Cooperation travels to Chennai
New Delhi, Feb 11 : Celebrating 60 years of Indo-German Development Cooperation, a Touring Exhibition was launched in Delhi in November 2018.
The exhibition will be inaugurated by Mr. Harmander Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department, Government of Tamil Nadu and Mr. Michael Wegener, Deputy German Consulate General, Chennai.
Indo-German Development Cooperation laid the roots of its long-standing relationship in 1958. The goal was to achieve sustainable global development and to foster a spirit of progressive partnership and trust. During the course, we've hit several milestones like the launch of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 1959, the launch and success of the Polio Immunisation Programme in 1996 and the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna in 2008 and setting up a 125-MW solar power plant in Sakri, Maharashtra, to name a few.
More recently, the Government of Germany has been closely working with the Indian Government on various flagship initiatives such as smart cities, rejuvenation of river Ganga, skill development, access to energy in rural areas, climate change adaptation and environment conservation and social security, among others. In course of these fruitful long-standing years of association, The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and other implementing agencies have constantly developed their approach to work towards sustainable global development with India and to foster a spirit of partnership and trust. This story is provided by NewsVoir.