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USAID and Johns Hopkins University Celebrate the Success of India’s First Transgender Clinic
November 30, 2021

On November 30, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, organized the premier of the documentary ‘Mitr Clinic – Pride and Beyond’, which features India’s first comprehensive health clinic for the transgender community in Hyderabad. The documentary film showcases how USAID, the Government of India, civil society groups, and community leaders are working together to address the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) persons in the country.

October 28, 2021

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of a new, five-year, $49 million initiative, the South Asia Regional Energy Partnership (SAREP), which will facilitate collaboration amongst Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka to improve access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy. 

“At USAID, we believe gender equality and women's empowerment are not just a part of development but are its core. Women have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, facing economic hardships that directly affect the livelihoods of their families and communities. Through this partnership, USAID will help facilitate access to finance and support the digitization journey for women-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs to help them recover from the pandemic and reach their full potential,
October 21, 2021

HDFC Bank, Mastercard, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a $100 million credit facility to promote and encourage small businesses in India to digitize, while also helping Indian businesses, particularly those that are women-owned, to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic.

October 8, 2021

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Bihar Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change jointly launched a new forest monitoring tool, which will use satellite images and geo-analytics to improve forest monitoring, planning, and management.

October 4, 2021

The USAID Project Development Specialist is responsible for supporting USAID/India’s technical offices to plan, coordinate, and manage the design process of projects and activities from concept to approval. The Incumbent ensures new designs align with USAID's policies and strategies as well as the Agency's reform initiatives. Responsibilities include planning for and assisting with new designs and amendments to existing projects/activities. Additionally, the incumbent supports cross-cutting programs such as ensuring that inclusive development is integrated across the portfolio.

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Last updated: July 29, 2022

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