NEW YORK CITY, NY (TIP): The Indo-America Chamber of Commerce hosted a welcome reception in honor of India’s new Consul General Riva Ganguly Das at Tulsi restaurant on April 12.
In his welcome address chamber president Rajiv Khanna said, “Ambassador Ganguly Das literally brought the Spring to us. I am sure that is an indication not only of the good weather that she has brought, but also everything else that comes with spring – new life in the consulate, new ideas and new initiatives.”
Mr. Khanna highlighted India’s success stories in recent years including eradication of high-level corruption, Make in India initiative, inflation control, and growth in FDI.
In her short but charismatic speech, Ambassador Ganguly Das asked for the business community’s help to make India-US relationship stronger. “Business plays a vital role. Think out of the box. We also need your help to reach the business community that we have not yet.” She also mentioned that the community should give their feedback to consulate so that they can improve the consular services.
Deputy Consul General Dr Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Consul G. Sreenivasa Rao, several other dignitaries, and members of IACC graced the event.