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August 27, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015, New Delhi – Ambassador Jonathan Addleton was sworn in today as the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director to India.  Addleton assumes leadership as USAID partners with India to foster in-country sustainability and ownership, with a focus on health, urban water and sanitation, food security, clean energy, early grade reading, and women’s empowerment.  USAID is also partnering with India in triangular assistance cooperation aimed at addressing development challenges in third countries.

“These are exciting times to be working in India and I believe USAID could not have found a more capable leader than Ambassador Addleton.  His longstanding interest in global affairs provides him with the passion to deliver and achieve USAID’s objectives” said U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma at the swearing in ceremony.

August 26, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt today announced that USAID will soon launch a $5.2 million partnership with Tata Trusts to improve the reading skills of 93,000 primary school children across three states in India. The project, “Nurturing Early Literacy”, will impact two administrative blocks in Rajasthan, and one administrative block each in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma at the headquarters of Sulabh International.
August 13, 2015

The U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma today visited the headquarters of Sulabh International to witness the award-winning organization’s innovative sanitation and behavior change work. At Sulabh’s West Delhi complex, Verma also met with Dalit women who were formerly manual scavengers.

August 10, 2015

The Program Communications Specialist envisions and executes communications and outreach at USAID/India.  S/he develops and strengthens public awareness and visibility of U.S.-India development collaboration and USAID/India’s program through the quality and placement of Mission products, and actively participates in Agency-wide and broader U.S. Government (USG) public diplomacy efforts.  

August 10, 2015

The Program Communications Specialist envisions and executes communications and outreach at USAID/India.  S/he develops and strengthens public awareness and visibility of U.S.-India development collaboration and USAID/India’s program through the quality and placement of Mission products, and actively participates in Agency-wide and broader U.S. Government (USG) public diplomacy efforts. 

August 6, 2015

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