India - Partner In Growth
Welcome to the April 3, 2018  bulletin of key policy decisions and high-impact news, presented by the Embassy of India, Washington DC.
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PM Modi: Innovation Key to Realizing Dream of 'New India'

Innovation and out-of-the-box thinking are the keys to realizing the dream of a "New India," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while addressing the grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon via video conferencing.

Govt. Building City from Scratch to Attract Foreign Investors

India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy.Gradually mushrooming on an 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat is a small collection of buildings that India hopes will one day rival financial centers like Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong. It's called Gujarat International Finance-Tec City, or GIFT City. 

FM Jaitley: Privatization Efforts Yield $15 Billion in Receipts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Government has collected more than $15 billion through disinvestment in state-owned companies in the current fiscal year, more than double the amount of the previous year. 

Texas Gov. Abbot Meets with PM Modi