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
India has experienced strong growth in recent decades and now boasts the world’s largest democracy and seventh largest economy. Yet one in five people still live on less than $1.90 a day. Projected to become the world’s most populous country by 2030, India faces the challenge of providing its growing population with access to energy, clean water, quality education and health care. Simultaneously, India has become a strategic U.S. partner and ally in maintaining regional stability, expanding regional trade, and addressing development challenges in India and globally.
By leveraging India’s growing human and financial resources, the United States-India partnership can harness the expertise, innovation and strengths of both countries to resolve critical local and global development challenges.
Last updated: June 23, 2016