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IJF JOURNEY

1996
India Center Foundation
India Center's Foundation day in Tokyo on 2nd July 1996 with the mission of IJGP for ADM
1997
India Center
IC focused on culture as the first bridge towards forming a strong Relationship as part of RME ideology

Screening of Hindi film at the Japanese Parliament
1998
Japan

Japan declares severe
sanctions on India due to
Pokhran Nuclear Test.

1998
India Center
IC continued its work with fervor despite the sanctions with single minded focus in IJGP
First ever commercial Indian movie was screened at the Tokyo Film festival as part of IC’s cultural initiative towards IJGP

IJF LEGACY

2000
India Center
Post Pokhran-sanctions, IC countered the situation through Diplomatic gesture. IC formed a Goodwill Delegations from Japan to India- to bring to notice that the relationship supersedes anything else.
2020
India Center
IC managed to change the IndiaJapan relationship from old to new, based on trust, friendship,common values. The CII delegation from India to Japan received welcome commensurate with the power ofstrategic relationship
2000
India-japan Global Partnership
Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori was convinced to go to India and declare the India-japan Global Partnership (IJGP) The IC- proposed and defined IJGP took shape following the declaration of IJGP in August 2000 declare the India-japan Global Partnership (IJGP)
2001
PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited Japan.
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited Japan. IC followed through its strategic “Wardrobe Diplomacy” with Japanese PM Junichiro Koizumi during this visit.
2001
India Center
IC was involved in a number of highly strategic meetings. IC continually worked towards forming and nurturing strong relationship through culture.
2002
The Indian Parliament
Following the Indian Parliament attack in December 2001, Hon. Yukio Hatoyama visited the site to show a strong solidarity with India.
2002
Hon. PM Vajpayee with Hon. Hatoyama
Hon. Yukio Hatoyama visited Jammu and Kashmir at IC’s invitation, showing a strong Geopolitical stand with India. Hon. PM Vajpayee with Hon. Hatoyama
2002
MPs from Japan
Hon. Kan Naoto came to India with one of the largest delegation of MPs from Japan
2002
Hindi film

Hindi film was screened at
Japanese parliament

2003
Discuss DMIC and Bullet Train
Seminal initiatives like DMIC started taking shape, IC Director General Yoshimi Ishikawa met Indian leadership to discuss DMIC and Bullet train
2004
India-Japan Global Partnership Forum
India-Japan Global Partnership Forum 2004 formed the foundation of today’s Global Partnership Summit Hon. Toshihiro Nikai and Hon. Suresh Prabhu signing a cooperation framework authored by IC- DMIC and Bullet train was proposed here
2004
Top leadership of BJP
Leader of LDP Japan, Toshihiro Nikai presented a lotus to top leadership of BJP which was planted in their headquarters.
2004
Socio-economic initiatives.
IC worked closely with the business leaders from both the countries, especially as IC was creating large socio-economic initiatives. President and Co-CEO of Nikko Cordial Corporation visited India.
2004
Japanese Parliamentarians
Economic, Cultural, Tourism, Sports exchange delegation of Japanese Parliamentarians and Business leaders visited India.
2004
The CM of Maharashtra
IC continued organizing the Indian Cultural fest-Namaste India The CM of Maharashtra Shri Prithviraj Chavan visited Japan on IC’s invitation
2005
The Macro vision
The macro vision was socioeconomic empowerment of 1.3 billion people and 0.1 billion people of Japan Pic: IC led a delegation of JETRO invited business people from Japan to interact with the Prime Minister – Hon. Man Mohan Singh
2005
Hon. Abe Shinzo
Hon. Abe Shinzo, the Prime Minister of Japan’s India Visit proved formative to the India-Japan Global Partnership
2005
Fmr. PM of Japan, Hon. Yoshiro
Fmr. PM of Japan, Hon. Yoshiro Mori visited India on invitation of IC
2006
India Center celebrated 10th anniversary
IC celebrated 10th anniversary in the midst of an august crowd. Leadership from all political parties attended the function showing IC’s mission was supported by all.
2006
Shri ND Tiwari visited Japan on IC’s invitation
Shri ND Tiwari visited Japan on IC’s invitation
2007
Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi, CM of Gujarat, a key state of DMIC, met key leadership Japan, supported by IC. IJGP got strengthened by the visit towards success of DMIC
2007
The leadership of both India and Japan
The leadership of both India and Japan supported and encouraged the mission and initiatives of IC. PIC: Banquet in honour of Hon. PM - Shinzo Abe in India IC continued empowering business as part of holistic socio-economic development
2008
India Center championed
IC championed young leaders to further the mission of ADM and IJGP , across the party line, meeting Shinzo Abe, Yukio Hatoyama, Kan Naoto, Toshihiro Nikai
2009
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi and IC congratulates Japanese PM Yukio Hatoyama. Japan was the Strategic Partner to Vibrant Gujarat 2009 across the party line, meeting Shinzo Abe, Yukio Hatoyama, Kan Naoto,Toshihiro Nikai.
IC continued its work in Relationship building between people of India and Japan through Namaste India
2010
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi and IC congratulates Japanese PM Yukio Hatoyama. Japan was the Strategic Partner to Vibrant Gujarat 2009 across the party line, meeting Shinzo Abe, Yukio Hatoyama, Kan Naoto,Toshihiro Nikai.
IC continued its work in Relationship building between people of India and Japan through Namaste India
2010
DMIC
DMIC is a shining example of IJGP success Pic: DMIC-DC CEO Amitabh Kant speaks about the initiative
2010
Advisor to the PM of India

Advisor to the PM of India, Shri Sam Pitroda visited
Japan and met with key leadership

2010
IJGPS
The manifestation platform of India-Japan Global Partnership Summit (IJGPS) was formulated, paving the way for larger interaction
Long-time IC supporter Hon. Kan Naoto became the Prime Minister of Japan
2011
Co-Chairman of IJGPS 2011
Co-Chairman of IJGPS 2011- Yukio Hatoyama in India for announcement
Commerce Minister of India, Hon. Anand Sharma in Japan for announcement
2011
The India-Japan Global Partnership Summit
The India-Japan Global Partnership Summit (IJGPS) was a resounding success with unprecedented participation and support
2011
The India-Japan Global Partnership Summit
2012
Discussions pertaining to various initiatives
IC continued holding discussions pertaining to various initiatives including in agriculture, healthcare and energy
2013
Shri Narendra Modi , who visited Japan
IC supported leaders who understood responsible and ADM-centric development like Shri Narendra Modi who visited Japan
2013
Conferences
Roundtables, Seminars, conferences are the outreach tools IC has been using effectively to further its mission
2013
CM Akhilesh Yadav and Fmr. CM Mulayam Singh Yadav of UP
States of India are the biggest beneficiaries of the ADM model. Pic: CM Akhilesh Yadav and Fmr. CM Mulayam Singh Yadav of UP Japanese Pm, Yoshihiko Noda visited India
2013
The vision of ADM
The vision of ADM receives widespread appreciation in Mumbai and New York
2013
India, Japan, USA and UK in preparation for the 2013 IJGPS.
Various roadshows are held in India, Japan, USA and UK in preparation for the 2013 IJGPS. However, the summit had to postponed due to unavoidable circumstances.
2014
Hon. Modi’s first visit to Japan as the Prime Minister,
During Hon. Modi’s first visit to Japan as the Prime Minister, IC catalyzed the two governments signing the VAKYO agreement
2014
A conclave was held in Tokyo to further catalyze the strategic nature of relationship
A conclave was held in Tokyo to further catalyze the strategic nature of relationship
2016
IC led initiatives are in various phases of progress
IC led initiatives are in various phases of progress. As part of the ISP ideology, IC interacts with Governments as well the Executors towards adoption of ADM. Pic: Renewable Energy Initiative, Healthcare Initiative
2017
The rousing success of IJGP initiative leads to new Global Partners joining
The rousing success of IJGP initiative leads to new Global Partners joining. IJGPS became Global Partnership Summit (GPS) and roadshows were held all around the world.
2017
Strong relationships
Strong relationships nurtured over the years have thrived due to the strength of the vision
2017
Global Partnership Summit 2017 in Delhi,

Global Partnership Summit 2017 in Delhi, India was a successful event marking a new milestone in IJGP history

2017
Global Partnership Summit 2017 in Delhi,

Global Partnership Summit 2017 in Delhi, India was a successful event marking a new milestone in IJGP history

2018
With PM of Norway- Hon. Erna Solberg
IC includes Norway in its effort to create the global version of ADM Pic: With PM of Norway- Hon. Erna Solberg
2018
ADO becomes Research Partner
ADO becomes Research Partner to Nobel Foundation and participates in Nobel Awards
2019
ADO invites

ADO invites Shri Sam Pitroda to Norway for a seminar on Gandhian philosophy
2019
ADO officially launched
The Alternative Development Organization (ADO) is officially launched, dedicated to taking ADM forward
2019
Global Blockchain Organization
ADO initiative- Global Blockchain Organization (GBO) wins the ‘Blockchain Contributor of the Year’ award at Malta AIBC
2019
India-Japan-China dialogue was held successfully in Tokyo
India-Japan-China dialogue was held successfully in Tokyo
2020
India-Japan-Nordic interaction in Tokyo
India-Japan-Nordic interaction in Tokyo marks a new milestone in Global Partnership

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