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The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is a non-profit organization, with the primary objective of strengthening the U.S.-India bilateral and strategic partnership.
The Executive Board came together in 2017 to establish USISPF with the purpose of enabling business and governments to collaborate…and create meaningful opportunities that can positively change the lives of citizens. The formation of USISPF signals a new chapter in U.S.-India relations. Dedicated to strengthening economic and commercial ties, USISPF plays a significant role in fostering a robust and dynamic relationship between the two countries through policy advocacy that will lead to driving economic growth, entrepreneurship, employment-creation, and innovation to create a more inclusive society.
US-India Strategic Partnership Forum President and CEO Mukesh Aghi issued the following statement on the recent suspension of H1-Bs and other work visas:
Coming on the heels of the COVID crisis, the suspension of the non-immigrant visa program is a big blow to the US industry and will undoubtedly impact the already fragile economic recovery process here in the US. It also has the potential to do permanent damage to America’s reputation of attracting the best and the brightest talent.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum kicked off its “Startup Connect Program” at its virtually held West Coast Summit. Focused on strengthening US-India bilateral ties through startups, the summit brought together over 300 executives including 100 startups, 100 Fortune 500 companies, and senior officials from both governments. Speakers at the launch included: Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Ambassador of India to the United States; Keith Krach, Under Secretary of State…
US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and Zoom Video Communications Partner to Provide Free Technologies For K-12 Institutions in India
“New Delhi – The current lockdown globally due to the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in many schools transitioning to videoconferencing. In India, the transition has been very challenging for multiple reasons, including cost, resulting in millions of students across country not being able to continue their education. To address this problem, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is partnering with Zoom Video Communications to provide free access to video technologies”…
USISPF IN NEWS
after a sudden halt in clearing shipments and consignments across ports, the industry chambers have called for urgent intervention and fast-tracking of pending …
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In an exclusive interview to India Today while speaking from Washington DC, US-India Strategic Partnership Forum president Mukesh Aghi said China will never treat India equally and therefore, New Delhi …
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NEW DELHI — Apple, Cisco and Dell products are among the goods from U.S. companies being caught up in India’s border tensions with China, as Indian ports hold up imports from China, two sources told Reuters on…
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Tariff Increases Impact
Direct U.S. Exports to India
The Government of India (GOI) increased import tariff rates on several products in its Budget for 2018-2019. The tariff hikes were effective February 2, 2018. According to the Budget speech by Finance Minister, these duty changes were made to provide adequate protection to domestic industry, encourage domestic value addition by promoting ‘Make in India’ and help create more jobs in the country.