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April 22, 2015

New Delhi-The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS), today, announced the three winners of the READ Alliance’s Early Grade Reading Innovation Challenge 2014.  The Read – Engage – Achieve – Dream (READ) Alliance is a $3.2 million initiative to help improve the reading skills of millions of primary school age children in India. 

Announcing the awards, USAID/India Mission Director John A. Beed, said, “USAID believes that together, we can identify, support, and scale new and promising Indian innovations that will benefit children in India and around the world. The READ Alliance is making great strides in establishing partnerships to further early grade reading.” 

Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, CEO, CKS said, "I'm really proud of the winners this year, but this is just the beginning. We're looking forward to some really breakthrough educational innovations and technologies coming out of the READ Alliance in the coming year."

September 16, 2014

On behalf of the American people, Chargé d'Affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens today extended her deepest sympathies to the people of Jammu and Kashmir who have been affected by the recent flooding, especially the hundreds of families who have lost loved ones.

August 28, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) hosted the first national consultation on public-private partnerships to promote forest conservation.

August 13, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) India Mission Director John A. Beed and senior officials from the Government of India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare convened today at New Delhi to celebrate the successes  of the five-year USAID-supported Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) as it draws to a close.  The event celebrated the program’s successes, reflected on lessons learned, and discussed the way forward in partnership with the Government of India.

August 6, 2014

Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens hosted a reception today for the second cohort of 57 Indian teacher educators who will be traveling to the U.S. in September 2014 for a three-month residency at Arizona State University (ASU) under the India Support for Teacher Education Program (In-STEP).  

July 31, 2014

Recognizing the strategic importance of energy access and security, and building on our partnership under the U.S.-India Energy Dialogue, the United States and India continue to expand energy cooperation and exchange best practices. Acknowledging the significant risks climate change and environmental health pose to both countries, the United States and India are also furthering cooperation on addressing, mitigating, and adapting to the effects climate change.

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Last updated: April 27, 2015

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