Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Prime Minister Modi

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Today Secretary Pompeo, jointly with Secretary Mattis, met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Secretary Pompeo conveyed the importance attached by President Trump to the deepening strategic partnership between the United States and India, and U.S. support for India’s role as a leading global power and regional ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Indian Independence Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the people and government of India on their Independence Day. Since gaining its independence 71 years ago today, India has set an example for South Asia and the world by supporting democracy, diversity, and the rule of law—values ...
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Remarks by Kenneth I. Juster, U.S. Ambassador to India, at Independence Day Celebration

Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi, India August 2, 2018 Thank you Minister Puri for those most gracious remarks, and good evening everyone.  I would like to welcome representatives of the Government of India; members of the diplomatic corps; our distinguished guests; and, especially, our Chief Guest – who is a great friend of the United ...
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USAID & AMCHAM India Sign MOU to Partner for India’s Development

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM India) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the growing partnership between the U.S. Government and U.S. private sector to address India’s development needs. The announcement comes the same day as the launch of ...
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United States and India to Hold 2+2 Dialogue on September 6

The United States is pleased to announce that the inaugural U.S.-India “2+2” Dialogue will be held in New Delhi, India, on September 6. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis look forward to meeting with their Indian counterparts, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Defense Nirmala Sitharaman, ...
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American Center Marks 70 Years of U.S.-India Relations

This evening, the American Center launched its newest exhibition: “Celebrating 70 Years of U.S.-India Relations.” The event also featured a dance performance, “Dancing Stories from the East and West,” by Nyama McCarthy-Brown, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Dance at Indiana University, and Tanya Saxena, a Bharatanatyam dancer. The art exhibition, which runs through August 14, features ...
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Postponement of 2+2 Talks

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke last night with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to convey his regret for having to postpone the 2+2 dialogue, which had been scheduled for July 6. This scheduling change was prompted by reasons entirely unrelated to the bilateral relationship. Secretary Pompeo and Minister Swaraj agreed to reschedule the ...
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Ambassador Nikki Haley Travels to India

Media Advisory: Ambassador Nikki Haley Travels to India June 25, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ambassador Nikki Haley will travel to New Delhi, India, June 26-28. She will meet with senior Indian government officials, NGO leaders, and the interfaith community to underscore the United States’ shared values and strong alliance with the people of India. Ambassador ...
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Visiting State Department Official Sees Impact of Educational Exchanges

Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, visited the U.S.-India Education Foundation (USIEF) this weekend to underline the importance the U.S. government places on promoting educational exchanges between the world’s two largest democracies. The meeting came at the start of Ambassador Galt’s week-long ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster at the U.S.-India Peacekeeping Cooperation in Africa Welcome Reception

Remarks by Kenneth I. Juster U.S. Ambassador to India Introduction Director General Sharma, Secretary Ghanashyam, Distinguished Guests:  It is a great honor to be here this morning and have the opportunity to reflect on the important work that all of the nations represented in this room are doing to advance United Nations peacekeeping, and expand ...
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Registration Now Open for SelectUSA Investment Summit 2018

Registration is open for the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit.  U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster will be leading the Indian delegation to this year’s Summit, which will be held from June 20 to 22, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington, D.C.  The Summit will connect global business leaders with all ...
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Senior U.S. Officials Join Government of India to Welcome First Shipment of LNG

United States Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs Patrick Santillo and Consul General to Kolkata Craig Hall joined Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan to welcome the first shipment of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) through a 20-year contract with Cheniere. GAIL signed two, 20-year LNG supply agreements potentially worth $32 billion for U.S. ...
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United States and India Renew Commitment to End TB in Honor of World TB Day

India and the United States are natural partners with a long history of collaboration on the fight against tuberculosis. At U.S. Mission India, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the National Institutes of Health have invested more than $150 million with in-country partners since ...
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Indo-U.S. Delegation Meets on February 26, 2018 for Defense Cooperation

As part of Indo-U.S. Bilateral Defense Cooperation, the 8th Defense Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) Inter Agency Task Force Meeting was held on 26th  February 2018 in New Delhi. The meeting was Co-chaired by Vice Admiral AK Jain, Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff and Mr Matthew Warren Acting Director, International Cooperation. DTTI was initiated ...
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Full Transcript: Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster’s Inaugural Policy Address

U.S.-India Relations: Building a Durable Partnership for the 21st Century Dr. Mohan:  Good afternoon.  I’m Raja Mohan, the Director for Carnegie India.  I’d like to welcome you all for this very special session with the new U.S. Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster.  He’s the new Ambassador, but I think he’s an old friend of India’s, ...
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Inaugural Speech by Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster – U.S.-India Relations: Building a Durable Partnership for the 21st Century

U.S.-India Relations: Building a Durable Partnership for the 21st Century Thank you very much, Raja, for that kind and generous introduction.  Thanks as well to your colleagues at Carnegie India and my colleagues at the U.S. Embassy for their hard work in putting this event together.  And, of course, thank you everyone for being here ...
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U.S. Navy Secretary Visits India

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer arrived in New Delhi yesterday for meetings with his counterparts in the Government of India. This is his first visit to India as Secretary of the Navy. Secretary Spencer met with Foreign Secretary Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba to discuss the ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at the Global Entrepeneurship Summit Press Conference

International Convention Center Hyderabad, India SPOKESPERSON MCCLESKEY:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I’m Clayton McCleskey.  I’m the spokesperson for USAID.  Thank you so much for being here today and for coming to GES for the week, and for joining for our concluding press conference here.  We’ve got three speakers this afternoon.  First, we’ll have Jennifer Arangio, who is the ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit Closing Reception

Novotel Hotel Gardens Hyderabad, India ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Welcome, everyone. And what a great GES. First, on behalf of the U.S. government, thank you. Over the last few days we’ve met entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders from over 150 countries. Some have traveled here from quite literally the other side of the world. Now, there’s an old ...
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U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster Presents Credentials

United States Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster presented his credentials to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday during an official ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan. “It was an honor to present my credentials to President Kovind,” Ambassador Juster remarked. “I thank the President for a very warm and gracious welcome, and am looking forward to ...
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Entrepreneurs and Investors Selected for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson The United States and India are proud to announce the selection of the 1,500 individuals who will participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will be co-hosted by the United States and India in Hyderabad, India, November 28-30. Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump will lead ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India

The White House Office of the Press Secretary President Donald J. Trump met today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India in Manila, Philippines. The two leaders discussed the comprehensive strategic partnership between the United States and India and their shared commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific region. They pledged to enhance their cooperation ...
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Joint Statement from Secretary Ross and Minister Prabhu on the U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue

International Trade Administration Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov On October 27, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu met to discuss the U.S.-India commercial relationship and launch their first session of the U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue. Upon noting the impressive three-fold increase in total U.S.-India trade ...
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Press Availability With Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Ministry of External Affairs Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan New Delhi, India October 25, 2017 MODERATOR: Good afternoon, friends, and thank you for joining us for this media interaction. To begin the proceedings, may I request The Honorable External Affairs Minister of India to deliver her statement to the media.EXTERNAL AFFAIRS ...
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Remarks by Chargé Carlson at GE’s Diesel Locomotive Launch Event International Railway Equipment Exhibition 2017 (IREE)

Pragati Maidan, New Delhi I’m delighted to be here with Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, Member Traction, as our countries unveil what we can do together.  We’re here with two iconic names that represent the best of the United States and India, and a symbolic example of how we collaborate with state-of-the-art manufacturing.  General Electric is one ...
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Passage to Prosperity Opening Plenary Remarks by Chargé Carlson

ITC Maurya Hotel | September 28, 2017 (As Prepared for Delivery) Good Morning. On behalf of the United States Embassy in New Delhi, I am honored to welcome you to Passage to Prosperity, the India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show.  It is a privilege to share the dais with this esteemed group.  That you have taken the ...
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Chargé Carlson’s Remarks at the Passage to Prosperity India-Afghanistan Trade Event Ministerial Dinner

ITC Maurya Hotel | September 27, 2017 (As Prepared for Delivery) On behalf of the Embassy of the United States in New Delhi, India, I am honored to welcome you to the Passage to Prosperity, the India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show.  I also want to give a very special welcome to our esteemed guests from ...
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India and United States Renew Commitment to Joint Collaboration on Health

Collaboration on research, global health security and access to medicines will benefit both countries The second India-U.S. Health Dialogue (September 26-27, 2017) concluded in New Delhi today. The bilateral Dialogue was jointly inaugurated by Secretary CK Mishra, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Secretary Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Department of Health Research (DHR), MOHFW, Mr. ...
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USAID & GIZ Launch India’s First International Conference on Large-Scale Grid Integration of Renewable Energy

More than 300 International Energy Experts Converge to Develop India-Specific Solutions Wednesday, September 6, 2017:  The U.S. Agency for International Development and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), under the bilateral cooperation with the Ministry of Power (MOP) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), jointly hosted today India’s first international conference on ...
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Pearl Harbor Departs Goa, India

America Amphibious Ready Group Commander, Amphibious Squadron 3 Commander, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Release Number: AMAARG#21 Written by USS Pearl Harbor (LHS 52) Public Affairs GOA, India – The Whidbey Island-class (cargo variant) amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed Goa, India, after a scheduled ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on Indian Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, best wishes to the people of India as they celebrate their independence day and continue the journey we began together 70 years ago. The United States is proud to stand with the people of India, the ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be held in Hyderabad, November 28-30

Joint Statement by Telangana IT and Industries Minister, K. T. Rama Rao and U.S. Consul General Katherine Hadda Hyderabad: We are delighted that Hyderabad will be the site of the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). As NITI Aayog CEO Kant and Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Carlson noted in their announcement , the GES is the preeminent annual ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be Held in Hyderabad, November 28-30

Following the announcement by President Trump and Prime Minister Modi in Washington that the United States and India will co-host the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), we are pleased to announce the event will be held November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India.  The theme of the Summit will be Women First, Prosperity for All, highlighting the ...
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Deputy Assistant to the President Lisa Curtis and Acting A/S of State Alice Wells Travel to India

Deputy Assistant to the President Lisa Curtis and Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells Travel to India Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for South and Central Asia Lisa Curtis traveled to New Delhi July 31 to August 1. She was joined by Acting Assistant Secretary of State for ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells travel to South Asia

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Alice Wells will travel to New Delhi, India and Islamabad, Pakistan on her introductory trip to the region, July 30–August 8.  She will meet with government officials, ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Carlson at the DST Lockheed Martin Tata Trust Awards Ceremony

(As Prepared) Good afternoon.  Thank you all for the warm welcome and the invitation to join this wonderful event.  I’m grateful to be able to speak to you today alongside Minister Vardhan and other senior government officials. I particularly want to thank Lockheed Martin and Tata, both of whom are partnering to promote innovation and ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary Condemning the Terrorist Attack on Religious Pilgrims in India

The White House Office of the Press Secretary The United States strongly condemns the cowardly terrorist attack on religious pilgrims in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on July 10.  We extend condolences to the victims’ families and the people of India.  An attack on religious freedom is an attack on the most fundamental right ...
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Malabar exercise helps ensure that India, Japan, US are ready to protect shared interests in the Indo-Pacific

July 11, 2017 | Op-Ed by Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Carlson in the Times of India Billions of dollars’ worth of commerce and millions of tons of cargo move through the Bay of Bengal each year, but this week the Bay is especially active as vessels from the US Navy, Indian Navy, and the Japanese Maritime ...
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U.S., Indian and Japanese maritime forces to participate in Malabar 2017

By CTF 70 Public Affairs CHENNAI, India – Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2017, July 7-17, 2017. Malabar 2017 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises that has grown in scope and complexity over the years to address the variety of ...
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Remarks by the Vice President to the US-India Business Council

The White House Office of the Vice President Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Washington, D.C. 11:00 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Chairman Chambers, President Aghi, Ambassador Sarna, Ambassador Roemer, distinguished Members of Congress who joint us here today.  It is an honor to join you for the 42nd Annual Leadership Summit of the U.S.-India ...
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United States and India: Prosperity Through Partnership

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary President Donald J. Trump hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India at the White House on June 26 for an official visit to Washington, D.C. In marking 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and the United States, the leaders resolved to expand and deepen the strategic ...
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Fact Sheet: The United States and India — Prosperity Through Partnership

The White House Office of the Press Secretary President Donald Trump hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 26, 2017. The visit reinforced the close ties between the United States and India that have strengthened both great democracies. Highlights of this cooperation include: Global Partners on Defense and Security Major Defense ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India

President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to the White House on June 26, 2017.  The President looks forward to discussing ways to strengthen ties between the United States and India and to advance our common priorities:  fighting terrorism, promoting economic growth and reforms, and expanding security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. ...
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Carlson on Student Visa Day

(As Prepared) Introduction Good morning and welcome to the U.S. Embassy.  I am pleased to have you here for our Student Visa Day celebration.  Today, all five of our posts throughout India – Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai – are hosting special events dedicated to Indian students who plan to study in the United ...
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Student Visa Day 2017: Celebrating Higher-Education Ties between the United States and India

Today, the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, and Consulates General in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai, opened their doors to more than 4,000 Indian students applying for visas to pursue higher education in the United States. Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Carlson ( remarks here ) in New Delhi and Consuls General throughout India congratulated applicants as they joined ...
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Ambassador Nikki Haley Meets with Indian Ambassador to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy Ambassador Nikki Haley met with Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. They discussed peacekeeping reform and India’s economic and anticorruption reforms that have helped businesses and spurred growth. They also discussed the close ties between the two countries ...
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When You Learn With US

Op-ed by Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Loss Carlson I want to congratulate all the Indian students who have received offers of admission from one of the over 4,500 accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States. Graduates of US universities have gone on to become leaders and innovators in many fields around the world, and ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with the Prime Minister of India

The White House Office of the Press Secretary President Donald J. Trump spoke with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to congratulate him on the outcome of India’s recent state-level elections. President Trump expressed support for the Prime Minister’s economic reform agenda and emphasized his great respect for the people of India. President Trump also ...
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Mark A. White Sworn in as Mission Director to USAID/India

Mark A. White, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, has joined the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in India as the new Mission Director. Mr. White assumes leadership as USAID leverages India’s growing human and financial resources through partnerships that catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship to solve critical ...
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CDA Carlson’s Remarks Honoring World Wildlife Day at National Zoological Park

(As Prepared) Mr. Minister, thank you for inviting me to join you today at this memorable event.  I’d also like to thank Mr. Amitabh Agnihotri, the Director of the National Zoological Park, and Mr. S. Dasgupta, the Inspector-General of Forests, for organizing this event.  Finally, I want to thank everyone here today who is taking ...
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Speaker Ryan’s Statement on Meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar: “The relationship between the United States and India is rooted in shared values of democracy and freedom. We had a great opportunity today to build on this critical partnership by discussing ways to enhance our economic and defense ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Modi of India

The White House Office of the Press Secretary January 18, 2017 President Obama spoke by phone today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to thank the Prime Minister for his partnership and to review joint efforts of cooperation including defense, civil nuclear energy, and enhanced people-to-people ties.  Recalling his visit as Chief Guest at ...
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Amitabh Bachchan & Ambassador Richard Verma Go Live to Talk TB

Mumbai, January 8:  U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma and legendary Indian actor Mr. Amitabh Bachchan came together for a Live Video Chat on Facebook, dedicating their Sunday evening to talk about the important issue of tuberculosis (TB) with their fans and followers.  Going live from Mumbai, the two talked about the U.S. Embassy’s ...
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U.S. and India Search for WWII American Airmen

  The U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently completed a mission in India to locate the remains of servicemen missing since World War II.  The DPAA team concentrated their efforts on sites where U.S. aircraft are believed to have crashed in the Himalayas with still unaccounted-for U.S. servicemen.  The DPAA team visited several locations in Arunachal Pradesh to determine ...
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India-United States Joint Statement on the visit of Secretary of Defense Carter to India, December 8, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter made an official visit to India at the invitation of Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar today, marking the seventh interaction between the two leaders.  Raksha Mantri Parrikar and Secretary Carter reviewed the tremendous progress made in bilateral defense ties and discussed the immense promise for the future of India-U.S. ...
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Remarks by DCM MaryKay Carlson at the Smart Cities Workshop, December 8, 2016

Good morning.  Thank you to the organizers of this impressive workshop.  I know a lot of hard work went into putting together such a great lineup of events and speakers and I would like to particularly recognize U.S. Trade and Development Agency U.S. Department of Commerce U.S.-India CEO Forum U.S.-India Business Council Confederation of Indian ...
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Readout of Secretary Carter’s Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout Today Secretary Carter met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his final trip to India as U.S. secretary of defense. The two discussed the tremendous progress in bilateral defense ties between the United States and India and the irreversible progress the strategic partnership has enjoyed ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Verma at Open Doors Press Conference

(As Prepared for Delivery) Good Afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here today to launch the 2016 Open Doors report in India. One of our Mission’s highest priorities is to promote increased educational ties between the United States and India. That includes promoting studies in the United States, facilitating partnerships between U.S. and Indian ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Introductory Remarks by Ambassador Verma

(As Prepared for Delivery) Good Afternoon.  I am very pleased to see so many of you here at the American Center for this Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 gathering.  We are deeply grateful to Special Secretary Y.S. Malik for having taken time out of his extremely hectic schedule to join us. Entrepreneurship is a major feature ...
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20 U.S. Higher Education Institutions participating in U.S. Education Fairs in India and Nepal from November 14-19, 2016

The U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) and ELS Educational Services, Inc. (ELS), of Princeton, NJ will organize U.S. Education Fairs for twenty U.S. institutions of higher education in four cities in Nepal and India between November 14 and 19, 2016. The U.S. Education Fairs will take place during International Education Week during which the U.S. government ...
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Open Doors Report Shows Trends in Student Mobility between India and the United States

International student enrollment in the U.S. tops one million for the first time Students from India increased by 25% to 165,918 – Record Number of Students, Record Increase An increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and life in a global society. ...
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Ambassador Verma at the United States Marine Corps 241st Anniversary Ball

Ladies and gentleman, on behalf of Embassy New Delhi, I’d like to welcome everyone to this year’s Marine Corps Ball.  It’s an immense honor to be here this evening to celebrate the 241st anniversary of the United States Marine Corps .  There’s a common saying that the life of a Marine is to defend the American way of life.  ...
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Air Quality and Health Workshop Explores Bilateral Research Opportunities

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum , the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sponsored the Indo-US Workshop to Explore Bilateral Research Opportunities to Address Air Quality and Health Issues from November 8-10 at the Indian Habitat Centre.  Research Triangle International and the Embassy of the United States of America in ...
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U.S. Embassy and Consulates Launch New Mission-Wide Website

Today the U.S. Mission to India launched a new website for the Embassy in New Delhi and the four Consulates General in Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Mumbai.  The new website address for the entire U.S. Mission is https://in.usembassy.gov .  This website is in English, Hindi and Urdu and is built on WordPress, a popular web and ...
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Partnership, Progress, and the Trajectory for growth in the U.S.-India Trade Relationship

Remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi Nearly seventy years ago, Prime Minister Nehru stood before the Constituent Assembly on the occasion of India’s independence to describe his vision of the future: a nation whose freedom, forged in its “suffering and sacrifice,” would serve as a ...
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India and United States Joint Statement on the Trade Policy Forum, Delhi

Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman met in Delhi on October 20, 2016, for the tenth ministerial-level meeting of the India and United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF). The Ministers agreed that the TPF has greatly strengthened U.S. – India engagement on bilateral trade ...
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Joint Statement from the U.S.-India Information Communications Technology Working Group

The United States-India Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Working Group, which promotes development of the ICT sector, met in New Delhi, on September 27th, 2016. The Participants noted that the Working Group aims to strengthen collaboration between the governments and private sector of the two countries in the field of ICT. Marking the occasion, the ...
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Joint Statement: 2016 United States-India Cyber Dialogue

The Governments of the United States and India held the Fifth U.S.-India Cyber Dialogue in New Delhi on September 28, 2016. The U.S.-India Cyber Dialogue reflects our nations’ broad engagement and long-standing cooperation on important bilateral and global issues. The Cyber Dialogue is a forum for implementing the Framework for the India–U.S. Cyber relationship, in ...
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Framework for the U.S.-India Cyber Relationship

1.    Shared Principles          Cooperation on cyber issues is a key component of the bilateral relationship between India and the United States. The two countries have created a wide-ranging strategic partnership that reflects their shared values, democratic traditions, national security and economic interests, and common vision and principles for cyberspace. Consistent with their ...
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Joint Statement: Second India-U.S. Strategic and Commercial Dialogue

1.         India and the United States held the second India-U.S. Strategic and Commercial Dialogue in New Delhi today. External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State for Commerce and Industry of India Nirmala Sitharaman co-chaired the dialogue with U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. ...
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Ambassador’s Message to the 2016 Cyber Range Summit

Thank you for this opportunity to address the 2016 Cyber Range Summit. The U.S. Mission greatly values the partnerships we have with the business community, and I commend the Indian Chamber of Commerce, The Chatterjee Group and Ixia for their leadership in organizing this event. It’s a privilege to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to ...
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Creation of the North India Office at Embassy New Delhi

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the creation of a North India Office that will manage U.S. Government outreach to the more than 355 million Indian citizens that live in the Embassy’s New Delhi Consular District. As the U.S. relationship with India strengthens, the extent of our partnership becomes more diverse and deeper.   ...
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Obama and Modi: Partners in climate

By Michael Buchanan – Jun 7, 2016 President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have forged a special relationship since their first meeting in 2014 — one that includes a particular interest in clean energy and climate change .That bond was on display when Obama hosted the prime minister of the world’s largest democracy at the White House on June 7. ...
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U.S., Indian and Japanese Maritime Forces to Participate in Malabar 2016

Sasebo, Japan | June 9, 2016 By Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 Public Affairs SASEBO, JAPAN (June 9, 2016) – Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States will participate in the annual exercise Malabar 2016, June 9-17, 2016. Malabar 2016 is the latest in a continuing series of complex, high-end ...
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North India Office at Embassy New Delhi

During 2016, the North India Office’s first full year of operation, the office will focus on programs on skills development, smart cities, improving air quality, promoting multicultural societies, boosting economic growth, and combating gender-based violence with partners throughout the region. The North India Office has already helped the Embassy expand this outreach to every state in ...
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Grants Awarded for Clean Off-the-Grid Energy Projects

Today the Embassy of the United States of America and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy announced grants to nine of India’s top clean energy innovators. The awards were funded through the PACEsetter Fund , a ₹50 crore (US$7.9 million) account maintained jointly between the two governments. PACEsetter Fund awards were given to projects focused on ...
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U.S. Embassy hosts American Actor Kal Penn

The U.S. Embassy on May 9 welcomed Indian-American actor and former White House official, Kal Penn. U.S. Ambassador Richard R. Verma and Mr. Penn together visited the Shastri Market Camp near Moti Bagh and Tata’s Smart Grid Lab in Rohini, to see how projects like these symbolize the strength of the U.S-India partnership.  At Shastri ...
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Ek Aur Ekh Gyaraah: As Development Partners, India and the United States Can Together Help Move the World Toward a Better Place

USAID/India Mission Director Jonathan Addleton | Published in Urdu in Roznama Rashtriya Sahara, April 2, 2016 The development partnership between India and the United States goes back several decades, contributing to a legacy that lives on in areas ranging from the network of Indian Institutes of Technology to India’s capital markets. Prior partnerships also supported ...
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