US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Hosts virtual Roundtable with Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Honorable Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel ahead of US-India Strategic Energy Partnership Dialogue

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USISPF hosted a virtual roundtable with Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, the Hon’ble Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Government of India, and industry leaders from the U.S. and Indian energy sectors. The session was also joined by Amb. Taranjit Singh Sandhu,

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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:

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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.

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U.S.- India Startup Corridor Can Create Thousands of Well-Paying Jobs: USISPF Survey

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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…

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US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and Zoom Video Communications Partner to Provide Free Technologies For K-12 Institutions in India

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“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”…

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The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Hosts Dialogue with Union Minister Pradhan and U.S. Energy Secretary Brouillette

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“USISPF is pleased to see a focus on inclusive growth, aspirational India, ease of living for all citizens, and digital technologies for economic growth in the 2020 Union Budget. However, we believe the budget could have gone further to liberalize sectors such as insurance that are in need capital. Despite a slowdown in growth, the global outlook for investment in India remains strong and therefore the budget was a great opportunity to convert the global sentiment into action.”…

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USISPF sets the stage for strategic and business dialogue for President Donald J. Trump’s Visit to India

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Includes launch of the first ever US-India Tax Forum, series of strategic energy engagements & discussions on next steps on Indo-Pacific partnership. New Delhi— As President Trump lands in India on February 24th, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) will launch the US-India Tax Forum, an initiative designed for industry and government to engage on global and local tax policy. The USISPF Tax Forum will bring over 50 tax experts from Fortune 500 companies together …

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US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Statement on Union Budget 2020

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“USISPF is pleased to see a focus on inclusive growth, aspirational India, ease of living for all citizens, and digital technologies for economic growth in the 2020 Union Budget. However, we believe the budget could have gone further to liberalize sectors such as insurance that are in need capital. Despite a slowdown in growth, the global outlook for investment in India remains strong and therefore the budget was a great opportunity to convert the global sentiment into action.”…

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USISPF to Lead Largest U.S. Industry delegation to DefExpo 2020

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The delegation will comprise of senior representatives of top U.S. companies including, BAE, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, UTC, GE, General Atomics, Rolls Royce, Honeywell, among others. The delegation will meet senior officials from the U.S. and Indian governments including India’s Honorable Minister of Defense, Shri Rajnath Singh; Honorable Minister of Defense for State, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster; and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath to discuss areas for collaboration…

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