Rajiv Shah

India emerging as global development partner: US

India is playing a key role as an emerging development partner for neighbours and other countries, particularly Africa, thanks to a US-India partnership, according to the USAID administrator Rajiv Shah.

Mar 14, 2013, 09:54 AM IST

Top Indians in the Obama administration

President Barack Obama, whose administration has by far the largest number of Indian Americans, has appointed two more to key White House jobs.

Mar 10, 2012, 15:27 PM IST

Taiwan has role in international aid: US official

USAID administrator Rajiv Shah met Friday with Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou.

Dec 02, 2011, 23:40 PM IST

USAID chief says threatened in Pakistan, leaves

Indian-American US aid chief Rajiv Shah was threatened by extremists.

Aug 29, 2010, 00:24 AM IST

Hillary calls USAID chief Shah a transformational leader

Rajiv Shah has been officially
sworn in on Friday as the administrator of US Aid for
International Development (USAID), making him the highest
ranking person of Indian origin in any presidential

Jan 08, 2010, 10:28 AM IST

Senate confirms Rajiv Shah`s nomination as USAID chief

The United States Senate on Friday
approved the nomination of Rajiv Shah to head the US Agency
for International Development (USAID), making him the highest
ranking Indian-American in the administration.

Dec 25, 2009, 09:00 AM IST

Obama names Indian American Rajiv Shah as USAID chief

President Barack Obama has named Rajiv Shah, an Indian American official at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to head USAID, an agency charged with spurring development around the world.

Nov 11, 2009, 11:22 AM IST