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November 28, 2017

I must also say I am honored to be here in Hyderabad because this is clearly a city on the rise. Hyderabad is on the rise because of good leadership. Hyderabad is on the rise because of all of you. You are the power for the good leadership. As we all know, as India's urban centers continue to grow, providing clean water and sanitation for all residents will become an even more important priority. Today, 540 million people in India lack access to safe, affordable, reliable water. But the Government of India has placed water and sanitation at the center of its national development efforts, taking it on at the national, state, and city levels.

November 26, 2017

USAID policy states that an unauthorized commitment occurs when a USAID official acts in a way that leads an awardee or potential awardee to believe that USAID has committed to make a specific award; change the amount of an existing award; or revise an existing award budget, program description / statement of work, or any of the terms and conditions of the award; and such official does not have the authority to do so. It is against U.S. Government and USAID policy to enter into an unauthorized commitment.

Combating India’s Infectious Disease Threats
November 24, 2017

USAID collaborates with partners in India to stop disease outbreaks by closing gaps in early detection of threats.  Through a strategic response focused on the connections between animal and human health, USAID is strengthening India’s capacity to prevent and reduce outbreaks, detect threats early to save lives and respond with a rapid, coordinated effort.  

November 22, 2017

To make a significant impact on people’s lives, we wanted to provide comprehensive assistance, and energy, especially renewable energy, is one such area. It’s not only cleaner but it also positively impacts health, education, economy, environment and livelihoods of those whom it reaches.

November 21, 2017

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to India from November 28 to December 1.  He will participate in the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), a preeminent business gathering that welcomes over 1,500 entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters of innovation from 150 countries.  USAID's Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator and Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Michelle Bekkering will accompany him to GES.  Administrator Green will also visit several USAID programs, and meet with senior officials of the Government of India (GOI).  

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