Education and Development
On July 31, 2014 Secretary Kerry co-chaired the fifth U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue with the Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. Secretary Kerry was accompanied by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and officials from other U.S. agencies including the Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, and NASA. Discussions of bilateral and regional issues included U.S.-India economic ties, counterterrorism efforts, regional security initiatives, people-to-people ties, and other facets of the strategic partnership. It was the first U.S. cabinet-level visit to New Delhi since the new Indian Government was elected, and it underscored the strategic importance of the U.S.-India relationship.
Education and Development working groups will enhance our partnership in education and initiate discussions about women's' empowerment. Here are some of the activities between the two governments that are advancing education and development cooperation.
“Stronger Together”: Ambassador Richard R. Verma’s Convocation Speech for the Fourth Class of Young India Fellows Ashoka University, June 27, 2015
We are stronger together. We can combat extremism, search the farthest reaches of the galaxy, ...
In a continuation of the educational partnership between India and the United States, the State Department is pleased to announce the eight institutional partnership projects.
"We Are From the Same Place" - Ambassador Richard R. Verma’s Remarks at the DAV College Commencement Ceremony in Jalandhar, May 21, 2015
Indeed, we are natural partners bonded together by shared values, and well on our way to becoming best partners.