The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an enterprise owned by the German Government. GIZ implements sustainable development through international cooperation, on behalf of Germany and other partners. With a global footprint in over 120 countries, GIZ leverages its regional and technical expertise for local innovation.
In India GIZ has been working for over 60 years, jointly with partners in India for sustainable economic, ecological, and social development. The focal areas of Indo-German cooperation currently are Energy, Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity, Sustainable Urban and Industrial Development and Sustainable Economic Development. The Indian Government has launched numerous important initiatives to address the country’s economic, environmental and social challenges, and GIZ is contributing to some of the most significant ones including Smart Cities, Clean India Mission and Skill India.