Pune, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) February 10, 2011 -- The Alliance for US India Business (AUSIB) announces the successful completion of its National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) delegation to India. The nine member delegation was in India from January 09 to January 15, 2011 and participated in the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2011 on January 12 and 13, 2011 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
AUSIB President, Mr. Sanjay Puri, expressed satisfaction at the outcome of the delegation and said, "The delegation exposed the NFWL delegates to the huge opportunity that the Indian market presents. They discussed the growth in Indian and U.S. markets during their various meetings, and AUSIB will now assist them in entering into MoUs with companies in both the countries. With every delegation we bring, our aim is to strengthen trade relations between India and the U.S, and the NFWL delegation has been another step forward." He also said that AUSIB will work with the delegation on organizing student exchange programs that will further educational ties between U.S. and Indian universities.
The NFWL delegation met with various business leaders of India including those from Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Satyam, Financial Technologies India Pvt. Ltd and the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). They also conducted meeting with policy leaders and government officials such as the former Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra and current Cabinet Minister for PWD and Tourism, Mr. Chaggan Bhujbal; the Minister for Home (Urban & Rural) Development, Food & Drug Administration, Mr Satjes Patil, the Chief Minister of New Delhi, Smt. Sheila Dixit; Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mr. Narendra Modi; Cabinet Minister for Cultural Affairs Mr Harshawardhan Patil; the Minister for Education Mr Kapil Sibal and other prominent Members of Parliament.