Kansai Research Centre of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), in collaboration with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India, promoted awareness of JITMAP and its activities through an exhibition at the India-Japan Environment Week* on January 12-13, 2023
Various participants, including companies, consulting firms, universities and research institutes, business organisations, supporting organisations, and NGOs from Japan and India, visited the JITMAP exhibition booth. IGES and TERI representatives presented JITMAP activities to the visitors and responded to their questions and inquiries.
On January 13, Mr Akihiro Nishimura, Minister of the Environment, who visited India to attend the high-level policy dialogues between the Japanese and Indian Ministries of Environment during the " India-Japan Environment Week", kindly visited the JITMAP's booth. During his visit, representatives of IGES, TERI, and JITMAP support organisation welcomed Minister Nishimura. Dr. Satoshi Kojima, Program Director of IGES Kansai Research Centre, explained to the Minister the outline and activities of JITMAP, and the Minister raised a question about the outcomes of JITMAP's activities, providing a great opportunity for him to know about JITMAP's initiatives in a friendly atmosphere.
By participating in the exhibition, we were able no raise awareness of JITMAP among stakeholders in India and gain information that could lead to future collaboration and development of our activities through interaction with the participants, which proved to be a meaningful activity.
*The India-Japan Environment Week was held by the Ministry of Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) in India, together with related organisations from both countries, including IGES. This event consisted of a series of events, including high-level policy dialogues, exhibitions, and seminars by the MOEFCC and MOEJ, for promoting top sales of environmental infrastructures and creating efficient and effective business opportunities in the environmental sector for both India and Japan.
The Imperial New Delhi