USINPAC Engages Indian American Community for PM Modi’s US Visit

Expert Discussions on Opportunities and Challenges Pertaining to Make in India and Digital India


Washington, DC: From Madison Square Garden to Silicon Valley, not many heads of government can fill a big arena. Flashing of lights and chants of “Modi”, occupied by 18,000 people was definitely a spectacle like no other.  After almost 30 years, people in US witnessed an Indian prime minister visit the west coast- commonly known as land of pioneering entrepreneurs. Not only the Modi Mania was back but a tech savvy leader had the leaders of Silicon Valley heavily engaged with him.


Modi’s visit to Silicon Valley, against the backdrop of campaigns like Digital India and Make in India, has definitely created a stir of excitement. Modi has been on a globetrotting mission, getting companies to make more on Indian turf.


In order to give an insight about Prime Minister Modi's trip to Silicon Valley, USINPAC partnered with NewsX, one of the top 24-hour English news media channel, to host two Television Round Table Discussions in San Francisco - 'Make in India: Opportunities & Challenges' & 'Is India ready to go digital?'


The panelists of the Roundtable discussions were; Mr. Sanjay Puri, Chairman of US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), Mr. Gordon Feller, Director: Office of the Exec Vice Pres. at Cisco Systems, Navneet chugh, Founder & Managing Partner at The Chugh Firm, Dr. Rajesh Shrotriya, Chairman & CEO at Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Mohan Ananda, Chairman & CEO at SecondOpinionExpert, Inc and Sanjay Srivastava, Chief Digital Officer at Genpact.


USINPAC participated in the luncheon in honor of the PM, its members were present in large numbers at the community event at SAP center. USINPAC was engaged with NewsX to give its members and Indians an insight into how the Indian American community and Silicon Valley was responding to the PM's visit, which was extensively telecasted in India and US.


Mr. Manish Antani, Director USINPAC said, “The entire Indian-American community is thrilled to see Prime Minister Modi's trip successfully engage Silicon Valley on its Digital India and Make in India Initiatives, and that the US and India continue to strengthen their collaboration on a variety of issues”.



The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is the voice of over 3.2 million Indian- Americans and works on issues that concern the community. It supports candidates for local, state and federal office and encourages political participation by the Indian- American community. Visit www.usinpac.com for more details.



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