Government of Uttar Pradesh and USAID Launch New Initiative to Increase Tree Coverage in Uttar Pradesh

February 1, 2023 Lucknow — The Government of Uttar Pradesh’s Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on January 31, 2023, announced the launch of the “Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)” program in Uttar Pradesh, which will bring together farmers, companies, and other private institutions to rapidly ...
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U.S. Mission and Program Partners Celebrate 20th Anniversary of U.S. AFCP Projects in India

November 29, 2022 New Delhi:  On November 29, the United States Mission in India commemorated 20 years of cultural collaboration with India through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation by welcoming guests from the Ministry of Culture, the private sector, and civil society to a special celebration. “India’s rich cultural heritage has had a profound ...
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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Patricia A. Lacina Visits Bhutan to Commemorate U.S.-Bhutan COVID-19 Partnership

New Delhi:  During her visit to Bhutan, from September 26-October 1, 2022, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires joined Minister of Agriculture and Forests Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor in a ceremonial event to commemorate years of successful U.S.- Bhutan partnership in health leading up to and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. CDA Lacina also met Health Minister Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo ...
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U.S. Mission in India Issues Highest-Ever Number of Student Visas in 2022

New Delhi, September 6, 2022 – The U.S. Mission in India has issued a record-breaking 82,000 student visas in 2022 to date.  Indian students received more U.S. student visas than any other country. The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi and four Consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai prioritized the processing of student visa applications from ...
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Celebrating the 246th American Independence Day

Remarks by Chargè D’Affaires Patricia Lacina Honorable Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra, distinguished guests, and honored friends, on behalf of the U.S. Embassy community in New Delhi and the American people, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Roosevelt House to celebrate 246 years of U.S. independence and 75 years of official diplomatic relations between ...
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