What we Do

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USIN Foundation) 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 USIN Foundation 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 USIN Foundation signals a new chapter in U.S.-India relations. Dedicated to strengthening economic and commercial ties, USIN Foundation 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.

OUR TEAM

Nivedita Mehra
Nivedita Mehra
Managing Director, India
Captain (Ret’d) Vikram Mahajan
Captain (Ret’d) Vikram Mahajan
Director for Aersospace and Defense, India
Siddharth Aryan
Siddharth Aryan
Director, Energy and Infrastructure
Shruti Nagpal
Shruti Nagpal
Director, Operations and Business Development

PRESS RELEASE

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

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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USISPF IN NEWS

Industry writes to Govt as Chinese imports pile up, says supply chain severely disrupted

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after a sudden halt in clearing shipments and consignments across ports, the industry chambers have called for urgent …

Source : CNBC-TV18
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China will never treat India with respect: USISPF president Mukesh Aghi | EXCLUSIVE

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In an exclusive interview to India Today while speaking from Washington DC, US-India Strategic Partnership Forum …

Source : India Today
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Apple, Cisco and Dell

Apple, Other U.S. Goods From China Held Up at Indian Ports: Sources

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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…

Source : The New York Times
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USIN Foundation

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.