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September 16, 2014

New Delhi -- 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.

In coordination with central and state authorities, Ambassador Stephens announced that the United States intends to provide $250,000 to select nongovernmental organizations through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in response to the needs of the people affected by the disaster. The organizations, which include Save the Children India, Care India, and Plan India, will use these funds to provide emergency relief, including temporary shelter and non-food relief supplies, to thousands of families in remote villages severely affected by the floods.

Ambassador Stephens reiterated the United States' commitment to help those affected by the floods.

 
January 16, 2013

Today, U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Global Food Security, Jonathan Shrier (Acting), and Joint Secretary (Information Technology and Extension) Indian Ministry of Agriculture Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, visited the first agricultural training program of the India-U.S.-Africa triangular partnership. The United States Government is funding this training program through Feed the Future, the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. This triangular partnership aims to improve agricultural productivity, strengthen agricultural value chains, and support market institutions in Kenya, Liberia, and Malawi.

December 28, 2012

The U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently organized a five-day study tour in the United States for 17 senior officials from the Government of India on the use of Smart Grid technology in the power sector.  Smart Grid refers to the use of state-of-the-art information and communication technology to improve the efficiency, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of the production and distribution of electricity.

December 21, 2012

The U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of India jointly organized an expert consultation on the energy conservation building code (ECBC) which will support India’s efforts to transition to a high performing, low emissions, and energy secure economy. 

November 29, 2012

Today, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners World Vision and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), announced five winning innovations from India for the global grant competition All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development.

October 12, 2012

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the award of a two-year grant to a U.S. based organization, The Tibet Fund, to implement the Tibet Education Project.  This $2 million project will work in cooperation with the Central Tibetan Administration-Department of Education, The Snow Lion Foundation, and California State University/Fullerton to improve the quality of educational opportunities for Tibetan primary and secondary students, who attend Tibetan schools across settlements in India and Nepal.   

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