- March 5-6, 2016: Inspired by Uttarakhand
In Uttarakhand Ambassador Verma was pleased to meet with the members of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance . He met the co-chair of the WASH Alliance, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji. They discussed the continuing #USIndia cooperation on sanitation and cleaning Ganga. Ambassador Verma participated in the evening Aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganga, as well as the annual Yoga festival at the Parmarth Ashram. (Press Release)
- March 6, 2016: Ambassador Verma focuses on health projects
Ambassador Verma visited the sub-district hospital in Narendra Nagar where he met and spoke with families and healthcare providers. USAID, through its Scaling up Reproductive Maternal Newborn,Child, and Adolescent Health project is providing technical assistance to this facility. #USIndiaDosti
- March 5, 2016: Ambassador Verma concentrates on economic and spiritual health
During his first official visit to Uttarakhand, Ambassador Verma discussed the state’s successful experience attracting investment in diverse areas, as well as opportunities to cooperate on energy, disaster management and smart cities in his meeting with Uttarakhand’s Cabinet Minister Dinesh Agarwal and Chief Secretary Shatrughna Singh.
- November 24, 2015: Ambassador Verma in Rishikesh
Great to see wonderful work on water & sanitation taken up by @parmarthniketan @wash_alliance.