Delegation led by of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry President Mr. Yogendra K. Mody and and Dr.Amit Mitra Secretary General

The US-India Chamber of Commerce (USIC) announced that a high-level Indian business delegation will visit Boston June 1-2, 2004, to explore bilateral trade and investment opportunities between Indian and Massachusetts companies.

The delegation will also participate in a conference on “Trade & Investment Opportunities in India” at 4:00 p.m. on June 2 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge hotel in Cambridge, Mass. Representatives of major New England companies will participate in the conference, which will be followed by a networking and cocktail reception and a banquet.

Yogendra K. Mody and Amit Mitra, president and secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will lead the Indian delegation. Other members of the delegation include executives and representatives of cross sections of Indian industry. The FICCI represents more than 500 Indian chambers of commerce, trade associations, industry organizations and about 250,000 businesses throughout India. The Indian delegation plans to visit a number of technology and financial services firms in Greater Boston area.

“This is the first major visit by an Indian business delegation to Boston in many years,” said Karun Rishi, president of the USIC. “We’re very excited to host this top-tier delegation and plan to invite more such delegations to New England. This is an exciting time for enhancing bilateral trade and investment opportunities between India and New England companies.”

The conference is open to public with pre-registration before May 25. There is a $40 individual (USIC-member) registration fee, a $50.00 individual (non-USIC-member) registration fee, and a $400.00 registration fee for a table of ten.

Check may be mailed and made payable to:

US-India Chamber of Commerce

318 Bear Hill Road, Suite 6

Waltham, MA 02451

If you would like to know more about the Indian business delegation or the conference, please contact Karun Rishi at (781) 586-1212 or email him at