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Consulate's website: http://www.cgichicago.gov.in
Consulate's Twitter handle: @IndiainChicago

Operating as usual

03/11/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing a message on International Women's Day from Ms. Vidya Joshi, President of Bruhan Maharashtra Mandal of North America.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenges

03/11/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing a message on International Women's Day from Ms. Gurbachan Kaur, Founder/President of Hindi Club of Illinois.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenges

03/11/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing a message on International Women's Day from Ms. Prachi Jaitly, Director at The Talent Troupe Inc., and President at Artists Association of North America.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenges

03/11/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing a message on International Women's Day from Ms. Anindita Neogy Anaam,a leading exponent of Kathak dance. She is the Artistic Director of Sargam School of Music and Dance, Wisconsin

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenges

03/10/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing messages on International Women's Day from Ms. Pam Brockman, Senior Teacher at Art of Living, Chicago.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenge

03/10/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing a message on International Women's Day from Ms. Rita Singh, Founder of Women Empowerment , Chicago (WE), IT Business owner & Social Entrepreneur.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenges

03/10/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing a message on International Women's Day from Ms. Shweta Singh, Associate Professor, Director, Certification Empowering Women-South Asian Women and Girls, Loyola University Chicago, also hosts a radio show “Global Desi World and Women.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenges

03/09/2021
IWD 2021

Sharing messages on International Women's Day from Ms. Santosh Kumar, Founder Executive Director of Metropolitan Asian Family Services and from Ms. Pam Brockman, Senior Teacher at Art of Living, Chicago.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenge

Wishing everyone a very Happy International Women’s Day.The theme of IWD 2021 is ‘Choose to Challenge’. Please share you...
03/08/2021

Wishing everyone a very Happy International Women’s Day.

The theme of IWD 2021 is ‘Choose to Challenge’. Please share your reflections on what women’s empowerment means to you through short 1-2 min videos.

These videos may be sent to our email: [email protected] with the subject: ‘Choose to Challenge’. We will be uploading your videos through the week.

#InternationalWomensDay #ChooseToChallenge

Ms. Surabhi Kumar, spouse of the Consul General gave a ‘Call to Action’ at the event on the occasion of the Internationa...
03/08/2021

Ms. Surabhi Kumar, spouse of the Consul General gave a ‘Call to Action’ at the event on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.

The event with the theme ‘Choose to Challenge’ was organised by the Indian American Business Coalition, Global Eye Digital News, and other Chicago-based partner organisations. Chief Guest Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and CG Amit Kumar also addressed the participants.

The event recognised exemplary contributions made by women leaders in different fields in the Chicagoland area.

We would like to inform everyone about our presence now on LinkedIn platform as well.Please follow our page on LinkedIn ...
03/05/2021
Consulate General of India Chicago - Consul (Commerce) - Consulate General of India, Chicago | LinkedIn

We would like to inform everyone about our presence now on LinkedIn platform as well.

Please follow our page on LinkedIn for latest developments on India and India-US relations, particularly, in the areas of economy, trade, finance, investments, start-ups, higher education, research, innovation, etc.

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02/26/2021
MyGov Corona Hub

MyGov Corona Hub

For this year’s Pariksha Pe Charcha, we are not only inviting students but also teachers and parents to participate in PM Narendra Modi's most-loved interaction. Visit https://innovate.mygov.in/ppc-2021/ to know more! #PPC2021 #ExamWarriors

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Consul General Amit Kumar addressed the members of the Purdue-India Executive Council comprising senior representatives ...
02/24/2021

Consul General Amit Kumar addressed the members of the Purdue-India Executive Council comprising senior representatives of the University and some eminent and distinguished alumni from India.

He provided an overview of the India-US relations and outlined the key priority areas for cooperation in the coming year. The interaction focused on strengthening cooperation in the higher education sector in the wake of the new National Education Policy in India and opportunities to deepen cooperation with Indian universities, joint research, curriculum development, joint degrees, adapting e-learning for higher education, etc.

Purdue University in Indiana is one of the leading US universities. It was part of the consortium of nine US universities led by MIT that helped set up academic programmes and research facilities at IIT Kanpur. It today has the maximum number of Indian students among all US universities and has a very robust programme of partnership with India.

The first-ever #digital toy exhibition will be live from 27th February till 2nd March. Register for this wonderful oppor...
02/23/2021

The first-ever #digital toy exhibition will be live from 27th February till 2nd March. Register for this wonderful opportunity to explore the world of #IndianToys.
To Register, please visit: http://theindiatoyfair.in

#TheIndiaToyFair
#AtmanirbharBharat
#vocal4localtoys

Participate in ‘परीक्षा पे चर्चा’  Pariksha pe Charcha, the unique interactive programme of Hon’ble Prime Minister with ...
02/23/2021
Narendra Modi

Participate in ‘परीक्षा पे चर्चा’ Pariksha pe Charcha, the unique interactive programme of Hon’ble Prime Minister with students, teachers and parents.
#PPC2021! To participate, visit https://innovateindia.mygov.in/ppc-2021/ #ExamWarriors

As our brave #ExamWarriors start padding up for their exams, ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021’ returns, this time fully online and open to students all over the world. Come, let us appear for the exams with a smile and without stress! #PPC2021

On popular demand, ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021’ will also include parents and teachers. It’ll be a fun filled discussion on an otherwise serious subject. I call upon my student friends, their amazing parents and hardworking teachers to take part in #PPC2021 in large numbers.

https://innovateindia.mygov.in/ppc-2021/

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02/23/2021

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The Consulate General of India, Chicago organised a Virtual Town Hall in association with Indian origin American Profess...
02/23/2021

The Consulate General of India, Chicago organised a Virtual Town Hall in association with Indian origin American Professors/Faculties of South Dakota State University and Hindu Temple of Siouxland on Sunday, 21 February 2021.

Consul General Amit Kumar addressed the Virtual Town Hall. He underlined that the diaspora engagement and smooth rendering of Visa, OCI and other consular services to them was an important priority for the Consulate. The Consul General also briefed the community on India-US relations and recent developments in India, viz. the New Education Policy (NEP), Indian Economy, 2021-22 Union Budget and Vaccine Maitri. He added that the Consulate would engage the community through this format across the US Midwest on a regular basis. Professors/Faculties of South Dakota State University and Hindu Temple of Siouxland also presented brief remarks.

Consul (OCI & Community Affairs) responded to queries from participants in the Virtual Town Hall related to OCI and Consular services and COVID-19 Protocols to be observed during travel to and from India. The participants from South Dakota found the interaction very useful and invited the Consul General and other Consulate officials to visit South Dakota at an appropriate time in near future.

02/22/2021
www.cgichicago.gov.in

Important Notice for International travellers to India.

All travellers to India may kindly note the following relevant portion of updated relevant Guidelines issued on 17 February 2021 by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, for necessary information and compliance:
Part A – For all international travellers except travellers coming through flights originating from United Kingdom, Europe and Middle East
A.1. Planning for Travel

(a) All travellers should (i) submit self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal (www.newdelhiairport.in) before the scheduled travel (ii) upload a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report. This test should have been conducted within 72 hrs prior to undertaking the journey. Each passenger shall also submit a declaration with respect to authenticity of the report and will be liable for criminal prosecution, if found otherwise.

(b) They should also give an undertaking on the portal or otherwise to Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India, through concerned airlines before they are allowed to undertake the journey that they would abide by the decision of the appropriate government authority to undergo home quarantine/ self-monitoring of their health for 14 days, or as warranted.

(c) Arrival in India without negative report shall be allowed only for those traveling to India in the exigency of death in the family.

(d). If they wish to seek such exemption under para (c) above, they shall apply to the online portal (www.newdelhiairport.in) at least 72 hours before boarding. The decision taken by the government as communicated on the online portal will be final.

Remaining portion may please be seen on web link https://www.cgichicago.gov.in/uploads/pdf/guidelinesforinternationalarrivals.pdf

Guidelines for International Travellers.To reduce the risk of importation of mutant strains of SARS-CoV-2, SOPs for Inte...
02/20/2021

Guidelines for International Travellers.

To reduce the risk of importation of mutant strains of SARS-CoV-2, SOPs for International Passengers arriving in India 🇮🇳 have been updated. Make sure you take all the necessary precautions and follow all the guidelines while travelling.

#TravelAdvisory #IndiansinUSA
@MEAINDIA

02/18/2021

Common Mistakes by Passport Applicants:

“The Passport applicants are advised to note the following common errors to ensure smooth processing of the Passport applications:

1. The form does not have option for Middle Name. Those with ‘Middle’ name should print it along with the first name.

2. Likewise, while filling up the names of father, mother, or spouse, the middle name should be printed along with the first name.

3. For renewal of passport, use the option 're-issue instead of 'fresh'.

4. Date of birth should be mentioned in the format: DD/MM/YYYY

5. Before mailing the hard copy of the application to VFS Global, please ensure that you have signed the application below the photograph and at the end of the application.

6. Please fill up the passport application correctly as per the information in your existing passport. If you need to change any information, it should be supported by a valid document, as per guidelines.

This is to inform that "India Subcontracting Expo 2021" (North America)",  initially scheduled to be held from 16-19 Feb...
02/15/2021

This is to inform that "India Subcontracting Expo 2021" (North America)", initially scheduled to be held from 16-19 February 2021, has been rescheduled to be held on 09 March 2021.

A revised flyer of the event is attached.

Virtual Exhibition - India Subcontracting Expo- 09 March 2021

Engineering exports promotion council (EEPC) of India is pleased to announce the second edition of Virtual Exhibition named “India Subcontracting Expo” on 09 March 2021, with a focus on USA, Canada and Mexico. The complete details of the show is available on http://subcontractingshow.eepc.expoplatform.com/. EEPC India has already successfully organized two virtual exhibitions named "India Subcontracting Expo" and "FarmMech" recently.We are expecting around 75 Indian SME engineering companies for the above exhibition. The major product sectors of Indian companies will be -Metal Working and Metal Processing
Mechanical and Electromechanical Sub Assemblies
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Motion and Drives
Metal Finishing and Heat Treatment
Electricals/Electronics
Dies, Tools, Gauges and Testing
Plastic, Rubber and Polymer EngineeringA visitor promotion flyer specially designed for online registration of buyer/visitor is given below for your ready reference. Please make a note that the registration of buyers/visitors is absolutely FREE. Visitors can register on-line on web link: https://subcontractingshow.eepc.expoplatform.com/.../regi...

Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) is organizing Virtual Exhibition Cum BSM in USA, Mexico & Canada schedu...
02/10/2021

Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) is organizing Virtual Exhibition Cum BSM in USA, Mexico & Canada scheduled to be held from February 25-27, 2021.

Focused sectors for Virtual Expo are Food & Agri Products, Agri Technology, Engineering, Automation & Allied products.

There will be more than 35 quality Indian Suppliers who will be participating at the show to explore trade and business opportunities with counterparts from the USA, Mexico, & Canada.

Benefits for Visitors @Virtual Exhibition Cum BSM

• Opportunity to meet over 35 Indian Quality Manufactures
• Cost effective in connecting with Indian exhibitors/participants
• Everyone from everywhere can afford to connect with desired
business
• More structured enquiry process
• Better navigation across the eventual

The registration for buyers from the USA is free and they can register anytime by visiting website https://nafta.virtualexpos.in/visitor/registration

For more information contact FIEO officials at [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

02/08/2021
indusfood.co.in

Fourth Edition of ‘IndusFood’ on 20-21 March 2021 at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida.

The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) in association with the Department of Commerce, Government of India, will be organizing the Fourth Edition of ‘IndusFood’ on 20-21 March 2021 at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida. Over 350 Indian F&B Exporters will be participating to showcase their products to 600 Buyers from 50 countries in physical mode. TPCI will ensure strict compliance of ‘Health and Safety Guidelines’ to make the event safe for business activities. Post-COVID this will be the first major physical business event being organized in India.

‘IndusFood’ also offers a unique B2B platform where interested buyers would get an opportunity to interact one-2-one with the leading Agri Exporters/Suppliers of India. B2B meetings will be arranged for every visiting delegate with the relevant Indian company/supplier/buyer, if indicated well in advance.

Under ‘Hosted Buyers Programme’ TPCI offers following benefits:

- Partial Airfare Reimbursement (Pre-fixed as per Country of Region). Kindly visit http://indusfood.co.in/hosted-buyer-program to see the reimbursement approved for your country
- 3 Nights of 5 Star hotel accommodation with complimentary Breakfast
- Online business matchmaking Platform
- Airport & Venue group transfers
- Visa Assistance
- Interpreters on request

All applications are subject to confirmation by the ‘IndusFood’ Screening Committee

For any query, please contact Mr. Vinod Kumar, Nodal Officer for ‘IndusFood’. He can be contacted at +91 8448107830 (Mobile); Email: [email protected].

To explore & know about India or to avail major govt. services ( Indian Diaspora) download the ‘UMANG India’ app, now av...
02/05/2021

To explore & know about India or to avail major govt. services ( Indian Diaspora) download the ‘UMANG India’ app, now available in both Android and iOS

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02/03/2021

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On #MartyrsDay, Consul General Amit Kumar paid floral tributes to #MahatmaGandhi at an event organised by #GandhiMemoria...
01/31/2021

On #MartyrsDay, Consul General Amit Kumar paid floral tributes to #MahatmaGandhi at an event organised by #GandhiMemorial
in #Skokie, IL. CG recalled the Mahatma’s contribution in leading the freedom struggle & the abiding relevance of his message and philosophy. The event was attended by the board members of Gandhi Memorial Foundation Chicago and members of the Indian community.

Please join us in the third session of Kala Utsav comprising Dance, Poetry, and play at 4 pm CST on Sunday,  31 January ...
01/29/2021

Please join us in the third session of Kala Utsav comprising Dance, Poetry, and play at 4 pm CST on Sunday, 31 January 2021.

The Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated the 72nd Republic Day of India on Tuesday, 26 January 2021. Consul Ge...
01/27/2021

The Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated the 72nd Republic Day of India on Tuesday, 26 January 2021. Consul General Amit Kumar unfurled the National Flag and read out the President of India's address to the nation. The event also included a short cultural program. Sharing a few glimpses of the event.

#republicday
#RepublicDay2021
#republicdayofindia
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

01/23/2021
Live concert

Please join the live streaming of the concert series “Unlock the Music” by Pandit Shubhendra Rao an established artist in Sitar and Ms. Vidushi Saskia Rao, empanelled Violin/Cello accompanied by Pandit Ramkumar Mishra on the Tabla.

Indian Council For Cultural Relations

Please join us for the virtual celebration of the 72nd Republic Day of India on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 10:00 AM CST.
01/22/2021

Please join us for the virtual celebration of the 72nd Republic Day of India on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 10:00 AM CST.

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