United States and Republic of Korea Expand Cooperation in India to Advance Shared Development Goals

New Delhi:  On February 20, 2024, the United States and the Republic of Korea formalized their commitment to strengthening collaboration in India through the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  This partnership, facilitated by their respective international development agencies, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), aims ... Read More»

11th India-US Consular Dialogue

On February 23, 2024, Indian and U.S. officials met in New Delhi for the 11th bilateral Consular Dialogue. The Indian delegation, led by Dr. K.J. Srinivasa, Joint Secretary (CPV) in the Ministry of External Affairs, hosted the U.S. delegation led by Ambassador Rena Bitter, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State. The ... Read More»

PHOTO-EXHIBIT TO MARK THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF RUSSIA’S FULL-SCALE INVASION OF UKRAINE

To mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. Embassy in India, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ukraine and Embassy of Poland, showcase the devastating impact that Russia’s unprovoked invasion has had on the children of Ukraine with the “I Still Dream” photo exhibition. New Delhi – The U.S. Embassy in India, ... Read More»

U.S. Mission in India Hosts Dialogue on Wildlife conservation via screening of Amazon Original Series, Poacher

New Delhi- The U.S. Embassy organized a preview screening of the first episode of the Amazon Original series Poacher, an investigative crime series that unearths the largest ivory poaching ring in Indian history; followed by a panel discussion. The series is based on a real investigation led by Indian forest officials, the Indian Wildlife Crime ... Read More»

U.S. Sets Visa Records in India in 2023 through Staffing Increases, Innovations, and Increased Efficiency

January 29, 2024, New Delhi – The U.S. Consular Team in India processed more visas than ever before in 2023, bringing down visitor visa appointment wait times by 75%. In 2023, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in India processed a record-smashing 1.4 million U.S. visas.  Demand across all visa classes was unprecedented, with a 60% ... Read More»

Jazz Legends Herbie Hancock and Dianne Reeves to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Concerts and Master Classes in New Delhi and Mumbai

New Delhi, January 11, 2024 – Herbie Hancock and Dianne Reeves, iconic figures in the world of jazz, accompanied by the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA Ensemble, will visit New Delhi and Mumbai from January 14-25.  Their performances and master classes with students will be dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy ... Read More»

REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE UNITED STATES, INDIA, AND TAIWAN COLLABORATE ON CYBERSECURITY UNDER THE GLOBAL COOPERATION AND TRAINING FRAMEWORK

December 11, 2023 New Delhi – Representatives from the United States, India, and Taiwan are meeting on December 11-12 to deepen operational expertise and shared best practices on cybersecurity issues during a joint workshop convened under the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF). U.S. Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti, Taiwan’s Representative to India Baushuan Ger, ... Read More»

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Anjali Kaur Visits India

November 20, 2023 New Delhi — From November 20-26, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of the Bureau for Asia Anjali Kaur is visiting India to advance the U.S.-India development partnership and to meet with government officials, development partners, and visit USAID-supported sites in Dharamshala and New Delhi. While in Dharamshala, ... Read More»

U.S. Mission to India Surpasses One Million Visas Processed in 2023 Indians made over 1 in 10 visa applications worldwide

September 28, 2023  New Delhi – The U.S. Mission to India has reached and surpassed its goal to process one million nonimmigrant visa applications in 2023.  The Mission has already surpassed the total number of cases processed in 2022 and is processing almost 20% more applications than in pre-pandemic 2019. U.S. Ambassador to India Eric ... Read More»

The United States and India Collaborate to Expand Availability of Electric Public Transportation in India

September 20, 2023 New Delhi — Today the United States and India launched a mechanism that will facilitate deployment of 10,000 made-in-India electric buses in cities across the country, bringing into reality a joint vision first announced during Prime Minister Modi’s official state visit to the White House.  The United States is proud to partner ... Read More»

2023 EducationUSA University Fairs 

INDIA/New Delhi, August 21, 2023 – Students and parents interested in learning about opportunities to pursue higher education in the United States are invited to participate in an in-person fair with U.S. university representatives. EducationUSA at the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), New Delhi, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy, will host a university fair ... Read More»

U.S. and India Cooperate on “Operation Broader Sword” to Stop International Shipments of Illegal and Dangerous Drugs, Medical Devices

July 7, 2023  Bilateral Multi-Agency Enforcement Operation Identifies Illicit and Illegal Medical Products Shipped Using the International Mail System New Delhi: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), in collaboration with the Government of India’s ... Read More»

Joint Statement from the United States and India

The White House Press Release June 22, 2023 1.        President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today affirmed a vision of the United States and India as among the closest partners in the world – a partnership of democracies looking into the 21st century with hope, ambition, and confidence.  The U.S.-India Comprehensive Global ... Read More»

U.S. and India Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Climate and Clean Energy Cooperation

On June 22, 2023, the United States government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Indian Railways announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to combat climate change and achieve Indian Railways’ target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2030. Under this MOU, the collective expertise, resources, and innovation of the two partners will ... Read More»

U.S. Mission in India gears up for record number of student visa applications during summer of 2023

June 7, 2023, New Delhi – The U.S. Mission in India held its seventh annual Student Visa Day countrywide today with Consular Officers from New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai interviewing almost 3,500 Indian student visa applicants. Ambassador Eric Garcetti and Consuls General throughout India congratulated visa recipients as they prepared to join the ... Read More»

Secretary Austin Concludes India Visit

June 5, 2023 Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III traveled to India, June 4-5, to reinforce the major defense partnership, and advance cooperation in critical domains ahead of Prime Minister Modi’s official state visit to Washington.  The Secretary met with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh.  During his meetings, ... Read More»

Statement from President Joe Biden on the Deadly Train Crash in India

June 03, 2023 The White House Jill and I are heartbroken by the tragic news of the deadly train crash in India. Our prayers go out to those who have lost loved ones and the many who suffered injuries in this terrible incident. The United States and India share deep bonds rooted in the ties of ... Read More»

U.S. and India Collaborate to Address Air Pollution and Climate Change

June 1, 2023, New Delhi:  Cementing robust bilateral collaboration, the United States together with Delhi-based nonprofit Lung Care Foundation sponsored “Conversations on U.S. & India:  Actions for Clean Air and Better Health” today at the India International Center.  U.S. Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti kicked off a half-day workshop which included more than 75 civil ... Read More»

Decorated American Officer’s Last Remains to Head Home After 58 Years

U.S. Consulate General Kolkata Press Release May 29, 2023 Kolkata: The last remains of one of America’s most decorated officers, Major General Harry Kleinbeck Pickett, who fought in both World War I and World War II, is being returned  home to the United States for re-burial at Arlington National Cemetery. Major General Pickett died in ... Read More»

Secretary of Defense Travel to Japan, Singapore, India, France

U.S. Department of Defense May 25, 2023 Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will depart next week for a trip to Japan, Singapore, India, and France. As part of his seventh official visit to the Indo-Pacific region, Secretary Austin will travel to Tokyo to meet with Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada and other senior ... Read More»

USTDA Workshop to Promote 5G & Next Generation Networks Advances U.S.-India Technology Collaboration

May 23, 2023 USTDA Workshop to Promote 5G & Next Generation Networks Advances U.S.-India Technology Collaboration New Delhi, India – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) hosted a workshop today on U.S.-India 5G & Next Generation Networks. U.S. Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti and Department of Telecommunications Secretary K. Rajaraman kicked off the workshop ... Read More»

Quad Leaders’ Joint Statement

20 May 2023, Hiroshima Today, we — Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan, and President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. of the United States — met for the third in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit, hosted by Prime Minister Albanese. Together, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment ... Read More»

U.S. and India Promote Health Collaboration in the Indo-Pacific Region

May 5, 2023, New Delhi, India: The United States and India are partnering to address global development challenges, leveraging their respective experiences and areas of expertise for the global good. Under the India-U.S. Triangular Development Partnership, jointly implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and India’s Ministry of External Affairs Development Partnership Administration II (MEA-DPA-II), from May ... Read More»

USAID Convenes the South Asia Clean Energy Forum 2023

May 5, 2023 New Delhi: From May 2-4, 2023, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) convened the first South Asia Clean Energy Forum (SACEF) to foster regional cooperation and advance clean energy initiatives in South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Nepal. As the South Asia region faces ... Read More»

Joint Press Release: Tenth U.S.-India Consular Dialogue – April 27

On April 27, 2023, U.S. and Indian delegations met in Washington, D.C. for the tenth bilateral Consular Dialogue.  The U.S. delegation, led by Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter, met with counterparts from the Indian delegation, led by Joint Secretary Devesh Uttam from the Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division in the ... Read More»

Pacific Air Forces follow Aero India 23 with Air Force training exercise in India

April 13, 2023 Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii —   Airmen from the U.S. are participating in the exercise Cope India 2023–or CI23– with the Indian Air Force, April 10-21, 2023. The exercise will take place across Indian Air Force stations in Panagarh and Kalaikunda in West Bengal as well ... Read More»

U.S. Nominee for World Bank President Heads to India for Final Stop on Global Tour

March 22, 2023 Washington — The U.S. nominee for World Bank President Ajay Banga will visit New Delhi, India on March 23 and 24, capping a three-week global listening tour that began in Africa before progressing to Europe, Latin America, and Asia. While in India, Banga will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate in Hyderabad Opens for Business in Nanakramguda

March 20 (Hyderabad) – The U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad has opened operations at its new facility in Nanakramguda. “Today marks a milestone in the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership,” said Jennifer Larson, U.S. Consul General, Hyderabad. “At a cost of $340 million, our new consulate facility in Hyderabad is an investment in the U.S. relationship with ... Read More»

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Änjali Kaur Visits India

For Immediate Release Office of the Spokesperson U.S. Embassy, India March 13, 2023:  The United States and India are partnering together to solve some of the world’s toughest development challenges, including climate change, health access and equity, and inclusive economic growth. From March 11-15, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of ... Read More»

Secretary Raimondo to Travel to New Delhi to Deepen U.S.-India Commercial Ties, Participate in U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum

March 6, 2023 Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will travel to New Delhi, India to meet with Indian public and private sector leaders and participate in the U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum. The Secretary will convey the importance that the Biden Administration places on U.S.-India relations and emphasize the significant opportunity to ... Read More»

Joint Statement of the Quad Ministerial Meeting in New Delhi

Media Note Office Of The Spokesperson March 3, 2023 The following is the joint statement released by the Secretary of State of the United States and the Foreign Ministers of the Governments of Australia, India, and Japan on the occasion of the Quad Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. Begin Text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, India ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

Readout Office of the spokesperson March 2, 2023 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and External Affairs Minister Jaishankar met in New Delhi today to discuss strengthening the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership. They spoke about shared efforts to elevate and expand strategic technology and defense industrial cooperation, promote ... Read More»

U.S. Consul General Melinda Pavek’s Remarks at the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Event in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

As prepared for delivery  February 24, 2023  A very good afternoon to distinguished guests, friends, partners, and colleagues on behalf of the U.S. Consulate General Kolkata.  We are excited to join this event and honored to share the rich story of Arunachal Pradesh. It is my privilege to welcome you and introduce the incredible results ... Read More»

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Project Releases a Book in Itanagar

Press Release U.S. Consulate General Kolkata February 24, 2023 The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Project Releases a Book in Itanagar documenting the Rich Cultural Heritage of the Indigenous Communities of Arunachal Pradesh    Itanagar: The U.S. Consulate General Kolkata, in association with non-profit Contact Base and the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, released ... Read More»

U.S. Mission in India provides support to train ‘Disease Detectives’ at FETPICON2023

February 24, 2023 New Delhi:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) was pleased to support the Indian National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) as they hosted the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) – India Conference 2023 (South East Asia Region), at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and India

February 23, 2023 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and India February 28-March 3, 2023.  On February 28, he will visit Astana, Kazakhstan, where he will meet with senior Kazakh officials to deepen our bilateral cooperation.  He then will participate in a C5+1 Ministerial with representatives of each of the ... Read More»

Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with Finance Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman

February 23, 2023 Bengaluru – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Finance Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman. Secretary Yellen stressed the United States’ support for India’s G20 presidency and thanked Minister Sitharaman for her hospitality. The Secretary discussed cooperation on the evolution of multilateral development banks, encouraged strengthened health-finance coordination, ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Promotes Climate Action Champions Across South Asia

February 14, 2023 New Delhi: The U.S. Embassy in partnership with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), organized the second Climate Action Champions Network (CACN) conference in New Delhi on February 13-14, 2023. Over 100 young and established leaders working on issues related to climate change in five countries in South Asia — India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, ... Read More»

Announcement of 2024-2025 Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright Fellowships

February 8, 2022 New Delhi — The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announces the opening of its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships.  Funded by the U.S. Department of State and India’s Ministry of External Affairs, such exchanges have helped bring the people of India and the United States closer together through opportunities ... Read More»

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

February 7, 2023 Jaipur (Rajasthan) — The Government of Rajasthan’s Forest Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on February 6 announced the launch of the “Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)” program in Rajasthan, which will bring together farmers, companies, and other private institutions to rapidly expand tree coverage outside of traditional ... Read More»

Graduation Ceremony of English Access Micro Scholarship Program

February 3, 2023 Amritsar — In partnership with the Regional English Language Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, the Nanhi Chhaan Foundation (NCF) has successfully completed a two–year English Access Microscholarship Program for 100 economically disadvantaged students. Fifty undergraduate students from the Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) College in Verka and fifty ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nuland’s travel to Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Qatar

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson January 27, 2023 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Qatar from January 28 to February 3, 2023. In Nepal, Under Secretary Nuland will engage with the new government on the broad agenda of the U.S. partnership with Nepal. ... Read More»

U.S. Mission to India Launches Staffing Surge as Part of Expanded Efforts to Reduce Visitor Visa Wait Times

January 22, 2023 New Delhi: On January 21, the U.S. Mission in India launched the first in a series of special Saturday interview days, as part of a larger effort to reduce wait times for first-time visa applicants.  The United States Embassy in New Delhi and Consulates in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad all opened ... Read More»

EducationUSA to Host Annual Alumni Fair on January 21 at the American Center, New Delhi

Thursday, January 19, 2023   NEW DELHI:  The U.S. Embassy and the United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF) will host the 2023 Education USA Alumni Fair on Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the American Center.  Alumni from 28 accredited U.S. universities and colleges will participate in this event, providing prospective ... Read More»

USTDA, AirJaldi Networks Partner on Digital Connectivity in India

January 18, 2023 Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Indian internet service provider AirJaldi Networks for a feasibility study to help expand broadband connectivity to more than 30 million people in rural and peri-urban communities across India. AirJaldi selected Georgia-based Vernonburg Group LLC to conduct the study. ... Read More»

USTDA Partners With Eight Indian States on Clean Energy

January 18, 2023 Arlington, VA – Today, U.S. Trade and Development Agency Director Enoh T. Ebong launched the Interstate Clean Energy Procurement Program (ICEPP) in New Delhi, India. ICEPP will advance the development of clean energy infrastructure in eight Indian states through targeted training for public procurement officials on best value and life-cycle cost analysis. ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Lu’s Travel to India and Bangladesh

Media Note: Office of the Spokesperson January 10, 2023 Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu will travel to India and Bangladesh January 12-15, for meetings on a range of priorities including energy, trade, security cooperation, religious freedom, labor, and human rights. In India, the Assistant Secretary will participate in ... Read More»

U.S. Delivers an Additional 50,000 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine to Bhutan

December 17, 2022 Thimphu, Bhutan —The United States government has donated over 671 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as a part of its commitment to defeating the COVID-19 pandemic by getting shots into arms and saving lives around the world. On December 17, 2022, the U.S. government furthered this commitment through the delivery of an additional ... Read More»

Joint Press Statement of the 19th meeting of the India-USA Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group

Joint Press Statement of the 19th meeting of the India-USA Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group and the 5th session of the India-USA Designations Dialogue   Ministry of External Affairs Counter Terrorism Division December 13, 2022 The 19th meeting of the India-USA Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group and the 5th session of the India-USA Designations Dialogue ... Read More»

Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan Congratulating Inaugural Quad Fellows

Press Release:  The White House Date: December 09, 2022 The United States congratulates the first cohort of Quad Fellows from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. At the second in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit this past May, President Biden, Prime Minister Albanese, Prime Minister Modi, and Prime Minister Kishida officially opened this Fellowship. Today we are proud ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

U.S. Agency for International Development and U.S.-India Business Council Sign MOU to Promote Collaboration on Development Programs in India

Date: November 17, 2022, Bengaluru   Recognizing that the private sector is a key driving force for India’s inclusive development, today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S India Business Council (USIBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the American and Indian business community’s engagement on key development goals. Signed during ... Read More»

President Biden Announces New Initiatives at COP27 to Strengthen U.S. Leadership in Tackling Climate Change

Today at the 27th U.N. Climate Conference (COP27), President Biden will announce new initiatives to strengthen U.S. leadership tackling the climate crisis and galvanize global action and commitments. President Biden will demonstrate that the United States is following through on its existing commitments and initiatives while also accelerating new and expanded domestic and global efforts. As ... Read More»

Japan hosts Australia, India, U.S. in Naval Exercise Malabar 2022

This year marks the 26th iteration of the Malabar series of exercises, which began in 1992 between the United States and India. The exercise has evolved in scope and partnerships and now includes Japan and Australia. This is the third time that all four nations have participated in Malabar to advance the collective planning, integration ... Read More»

U.S. Mission in India and Indian Government Celebrate Vadodara’s First-Ever Municipal Bond Issuance

New Delhi – U.S. Embassy and U.S. Treasury officials joined counterparts today from India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, the city of Vadodara, and the Securities and Exchange Board to celebrate the successful issuance of Vadodara’s first-ever municipal bond. The bond will provide funds for infrastructure in Vadodara. A written case study will also ... Read More»

Appointment of Ambassador Elizabeth Jones as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at Embassy New Delhi

October 24, 2022    Appointment of Ambassador Elizabeth Jones as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at Embassy New Delhi Ambassador Elizabeth Jones will be departing for New Delhi to serve as Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim.  She recently served as the Coordinator for Afghan Relocation Efforts.  She previously served as Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and ... Read More»

DFC CEO Nathan Travel to Mumbai and New Delhi, India

October 17, 2022 WASHINGTON – From October 17-20, 2022, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Scott Nathan will travel to Mumbai and New Delhi, India. He will highlight private sector-led development projects and discuss opportunities to accelerate economic growth and development in the country, and the greater Indo-Pacific region. In Mumbai, CEO Nathan ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

U.S. Department of Commerce to Lead Education Trade Mission to India, Sept.12-16

U.S. Higher Education Institutions Partner with India’s Education Sector New Delhi — Between September 12-16, the U.S. Department of Commerce will lead an Education Trade Mission to three cities in India:  Mumbai, Bengaluru, and New Delhi.  This trade mission will identify and promote opportunities for collaboration between Indian and American institutes of higher education. The ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

EducationUSA University Virtual Fairs September 3 and 10, 2022

New Delhi – EducationUSA, the official source of information about U.S. higher education, will hold U.S. University Virtual Fairs 2022 on two consecutive Saturdays, September 3 and 10, 2022.  The fairs will provide an online platform for students and their parents to interact with more than 100 accredited U.S. universities and colleges.  The event is ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on India’s 75th Anniversary of Independence

As people around the world, including nearly four million proud Indian-Americans, celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence on August 15, the United States joins the people of India to honor its democratic journey, guided by Mahatma Gandhi’s enduring message of truth and non-violence. This year, we also celebrate the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between ... Read More»
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