A girl and her mother collect safe drinking water that meets WHO global standards from a USAID-supported state-of-the-art, six-stage water purification center in Bangalore's Lingarajpuram slum.
USAID is working with an Indian NGO SRISTI to transfer its two- and three-wheel tractor “Bullet Santi”, Seed Dibblers, and food processors to Kenya.These technologies developed in India are helping to increase agricultural productivity in Kenya.
U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma (right) with actor Amitabh Bachchan (center) and industrialist Ratan Tata (left) signed the pledge board for a TB-free India.
A USAID-supported health worker discusses reproductive health with village women in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
A USAID-supported project providing solar energy illumination to households in Indian villages, results in improved life quality and better livelihood opportunities.
A farmer holding wheat stalks in the field
On track to become the world’s most populous country by 2030, India faces the difficult task of providing its growing population with access to quality health care, potable water, education and clean energy. The U.S. supports India’s efforts to deliver these services as a strategic partner and ally in maintaining regional stability, expanding regional trade and addressing development challenges.
USAID leverages India’s growing human and financial resources through partnerships that catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship to solve critical local and global development challenges. In recent years, USAID established 34 public-private partnerships that leverage $380 million in additional financial resources.
Last updated: April 24, 2017