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(From left to right): E. S. Rao, Director & CEO, IAMCL, S.B. Nayar, Chairman and Director, IIFCL, and Manpreet Anand, Acting Mis
June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015, New Delhi: In an effort to scale up India’s renewable energy capacity, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with IIFCL Asset Management Company Ltd. (IAMCL) to provide technical assistance for increasing investment in renewable energy in the country by $665 million. The MOU was signed by Manpreet Anand, Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Asia Bureau, and E. S. Rao, CEO of IAMCL at their office in New Delhi.

As part of the agreement, USAID will provide technical assistance to IAMCL to enhance its institutional capacity to access financial resources from a new class of institutional investors in international markets. The focus of the activities will be on designing, developing, and deploying innovative financing mechanisms that will improve funding for India’s renewable energy sector. In particular, USAID will assist IAMCL in the creation of Green Bonds and Infrastructure Debt Fund-Mutual Fund worth $665 million.

March 4, 2014

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal announced two new United States Agency for International Development (USAID) partnerships to increase clean energy access to India.  

February 11, 2014

On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I congratulate India on its success in completing three years without a new case of polio being reported anywhere in the country. 

December 6, 2013

The United States has given grants to "The Grand Challenges in Tuberculosis Control." This program supports Indian innovators to improve TB treatment adherence through out-of-the-box innovations. It enables scientists, researchers, and entrepreneurs to develop new solutions through seed funding and rigorous mentoring.

December 2, 2013

To mark World AIDS Day, U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell visited the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Thane District, Maharashtra to see firsthand the work that is being done to combat HIV/AIDS. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital offers HIV testing and counseling services, as well as free anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs, to persons living with HIV who are clinically eligible for treatment.

November 25, 2013

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has awarded a $500,000 grant to Dimagi, Inc. and its partners, RTI International and St. John’s Research Institute. The grant will support these organizations in their new program in Bangalore to expand the use of a mobile-phone job-aid to help health care workers screen women for domestic violence during visits to health centers where women receive basic services, like ante-natal care. Women who are identified as survivors of violence are then informed of their rights and referred for counseling. The launch of activities coincides with the first day of the international community's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which runs from 25th November to the 10th of December.

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