India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu had a digital assembly with Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, throughout which they held discussions over renewable vitality, agricultural commerce and academic partnerships.
The dialogue was on increasing India’s ties with the state, Sandhu mentioned in a tweet.
Mentioned renewable vitality, agricultural commerce, academic partnerships and the energy of the diaspora within the area, he mentioned after the digital assembly.
India has a powerful relationship with Kansas. India’s exports to Kansas stand at USD 122.8 million and imports at USD 81.5 million.
Two Indian firms, Cambridge Expertise Enterprises and VVF, have a presence in Kansas.
Garmin, a Kansas-based GPS expertise firm, has a presence in India, together with Black and Veatch, a development/infrastructure firm and Se2, a service supplier within the insurance coverage business.
A lot of Indian college students examine in universities of Kansas, outstanding being the College of Kansas, Kansas State College, Wichita State College, Fort Hays State College, Pittsburg State College, Emporia State College and Washburn College.
The thirty second greatest financial system within the US with a GDP of USD155.9 billion, Kansas is primarily an agricultural state, with almost 90 per cent of its land dedicated to it.
Kansas follows solely Texas and Montana in whole agricultural acreage. It’s the US wheat grower, often known as breadbasket of the US.
Additionally a number one producer of sorghum and corn, soybeans and sunflowers are additionally main crops there.
Cattle and calves, nonetheless, represent the one most beneficial agricultural commodity.
The 2 main industries are associated to transportation tools and pc equipment.
Wichita is a centre of the plane business, producing mainly non-public planes. The state is a serious producer of crude petroleum and has massive reserves of pure fuel and helium.
The state’s financial system is closely influenced by the aerospace business. A number of massive plane firms have manufacturing services in Wichita and Kansas Metropolis, together with Spirit AeroSystems, Bombardier Aerospace (LearJet) and Textron Aviation.
Boeing additionally had manufacturing presence in Kansas however ended decades-long historical past of producing within the state in 2013.
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