About Us

As the only independent not-for-profit institution dedicated to strengthening the U.S.-India partnership in Washington, D.C. and in New Delhi, USISPF is the trusted partner for businesses, non-profit organizations, the diaspora, and the governments of India and the United States.

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is committed to creating the most powerful partnership between the United States and India

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Message from our CEO, Dr. Mukesh Aghi

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Message from our Chairman, John T. Chambers

What We Do

We build, enable, advocate, and guide partnerships between the United States and India by providing a platform for all stakeholders to come together in ways that will create meaningful opportunities with the power to change the lives of citizens in both countries. Our areas of work include:


US-India Bilateral Trade 2020

US total bilateral trade (goods and services) with India dropped 18% to $122 billion in 2020, likely due to the pandemic.

Tax Forum

US - India Tax Forum

Specialized platform that allows Government of India policymakers, global tax experts, and the business community to engage and advocate for a transparent tax environment.

Golden Temple

Engagement with India’s States

Most investment and business-focused decisions in India are made at the state-level. USISPF’s state engagement facilitates interactions with various stakeholders. 

Our Board

John T. Chambers
John T. Chambers
Chairman Emeritus of Cisco, Founder & CEO, JC2 Ventures Read more
Punit Renjen
Punit Renjen
CEO, Deloitte Global Read more
Shantanu Narayen
Shantanu Narayen
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Adobe Read more
Ambassador Tim Roemer
Ambassador Tim Roemer
Executive Director and Senior Counselor, APCO Worldwide Read more

News & Events

Global Value Chains Trade
Past Events

USISPF Global Value Chains Trade Report Summary

Ajay Banga
Board of Directors

Our board members speak about Strengthening US - India Relations

Strategic Initiative

Learn about investment opportunities offered by India's states