Special Sessions

Wendy Sherman, US Deputy Secretary of State in conversation with Jamshyd Godrej
7 October 2021

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in conversation with Mr Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman, Ananta Centre and Chairman & MD, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd. on October 7, 2021. This interaction, streamed live from the US Consulate in Mumbai, marked the end of her first trip to India since taking charge as her country's second highest ranking diplomat. The Deputy Secretary shared her vision for the future of India US cooperation in vaccines & health security, climate change, trade, Quad, Afghanistan, counter-terrorism, MSME collaboration and much more.

Watch the Session

RTI Act, 2005: A Tool for Effective Governance | 2nd July 2021

Information is a basic and inalienable right of every human being. In a democratic country, It is important that citizens have the right to enquire and be able to access the information about their governance. Keeping this as a goal, the Right to Information Act, 2005 was enacted by the Indian Parliament in 2005 in order to promote transparency and accountability in the administration. Right to Information Act works as a mechanism for Indian citizens to maintain confidence in the government through seeking any accessible information from a public authority and create a sense of accountability in the government and its functionaries. It ultimately serves as an essential tool for effective governance

Watch the Session

All International

  • The Growth Net Summit
    This forum aims at intensifying engagement between India and countries of the new constellation of growth.
  • India–US Forum
    This dialogue platform aims to promote greater cooperation between the two countries.
  • Strategic Dialogues
    These Track 2 Dialogues with international partners aim to strengthen India’s bilateral and multilateral relations.
  • Ambassador Series
    This moderated conversations with Ambassadors help participants understand the different facets of India's ties with other countries.
  • Foreign Policy Lectures
    The series is an opportunity for students and researchers to interact with thought leaders and understand India’s prime foreign policy challenges and opportunities.