U.S.-India Defense Exercises

U.S.-India Defense Exercises

January 2022

U.S. and Indian navies, armies and air forces have improved their interoperability through military exercises and joint training.

Helping Women@Work 

Helping Women@Work 

By Jason Chiang March 2022

The U.S.-India Alliance for Women’s Economic Empowerment is helping drive the economic recovery of women workers and entrepreneurs impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Framing the Future

Framing the Future

By Deepanjali Kakati September 2019

The All India Museum Summit 2019 provided American and Indian experts a platform to share ideas and best practices for museum modernization.

At U.S.-based Holi Events, Dance Takes Center Stage

At U.S.-based Holi Events, Dance…

By Lauren Monsen March 2022

The festival of Holi is catching on in the United States, and dance plays a large role, introducing Americans to an important part of Indian culture.

Defense, Counterterrorism, and Law Enforcement

Defense, Counterterrorism, and Law Enforcement

January 2021

The United States and India have steadily increased cooperation among our defense and security forces through information sharing; defense planning, exercises, and exchanges; defense industrial cooperation; and counterterrorism and law enforcement activities.

Energy

Energy

January 2021

Progress in U.S.-India energy cooperation has boosted our economies and contributed benefits ranging from electrifying factories and powering the transport of agricultural products to improving the comfort and safety of our homes.

Health and Biomedical Innovation

Health and Biomedical Innovation

January 2021

Bilateral cooperation between the United States and India in health and biomedical innovation has had impressive results, but it holds the promise of even better outcomes and further innovations in the years to come.

How the U.S. Supports a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

How the U.S. Supports a…

By Leigh Hartman February 2022

The U.S. supports a free and open Indo-Pacific and works to improve prosperity, fight climate change and support democracy in the region.

From Trickle to Stream

From Trickle to Stream

By Hillary Hoppock January 2020

Pramod Deshmukh, part of the 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program, develops water conservation projects in rural India.

International Inspiration

International Inspiration

By Michael Gallant January 2020

The Fulbright-Nehru program opens doors to once-in-a-lifetime global educational opportunities.

The Nehru Visit

The Nehru Visit

January 1962

Few foreign visitors to the United States have attracted greater public attention than Prime Minister Nehru who paid his fourth visit to that country in November 1961, accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. Indira Gandhi.

Working Together, Making History

Working Together, Making History

By Laurinda Keys Long March/April 2006

Prime Minister Singh and President Bush characterized the agreements and initiatives they finalized during the President’s March 2006 state visit to India as “historic."

40 Years of Fulbright in India

40 Years of Fulbright in…

By Meena Sanyal February 1990

Among the celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Fulbright program in India is the release of a commemorative publication incorporating reminiscences of a number of Indian participants. SPAN presents excerpts.

How America Honored Tagore

How America Honored Tagore

By Sujit Mukherjee May 1970

An Indian scholar recalls the enthusiastic celebration of the poet’s centenary in the United States in 1961 and his research for Tagore memorabilia.

Visit to India

Visit to India

May 1962

During her nine-day visit to India in March 1962, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy visited six cities in Northern India.

Exploring Mentorship Networks

Exploring Mentorship Networks

By Paromita Pain September 2021

Fulbright-Nehru fellow Lauren Week researched the different aspects of mentorship and its potential influence on India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Solar Loan Program for India’s Small Businesses

Solar Loan Program for India’s…

By Jason Chiang August 2021

USAID and DFC’s loan program to finance rooftop solar in India will expand access to reliable sources of clean and affordable power.

Smart Power

Smart Power

By Burton Bollag August 2021

Smart Power for Advancing Reliability and Connectivity (SPARC) is helping increase the efficiency and reliability of India’s power grid, promote clean energy use, and combat the climate crisis.

Recycling Carbon for Sustainability

Recycling Carbon for Sustainability

By Candice Yacono October 2021

LanzaTech’s technology recycles waste carbon into useful products, helping mitigate greenhouse gases and promoting energy security.

The Power of Prediction

The Power of Prediction

By Michael Gallant September 2020

Indian farmers can navigate weather-related risks by getting early warnings from automated weather stations, set up through a partnership between USAID India and Skymet Weather Services.

Developing Resilience to Climate Change

Developing Resilience to Climate Change

By Paromita Pain June 2021

A project funded by USAID / India promotes climate-smart agricultural practices and technologies to build a sustainable food production system.

Science, Technology, Environment, and Space

Science, Technology, Environment, and Space

January 2021

The importance of our shared leadership will only grow in the coming decades as we work together to address opportunities such as artificial intelligence and space exploration, and challenges such as ensuring clean air, providing access to clean water, and protecting wildlife.