On January 14th, an interactive session on ‘India’s Role in the Indo-Pacific’ with Mr. Ajay Rao, CFA, Regional Managing Director, South Asia, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) was held virtually. The session commenced with Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM welcoming speakers and participants followed by an introduction to the esteemed speaker. Mr. Sanjay Koul, Vice Chairman, AMCHAM and Chairman & Managing Director, Timken India Limited, set the stage through his welcome remarks. Through an engaging dialogue and insightful presentation, Mr. Ajay Rao shared an overview on the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, its goals, investment priorities and case studies on their ongoing projects in the U.S. and India. The interactive Q&A had members from various industry sectors pose their queries and express interest in the initiatives of the DFC. The event concluded with closing remarks and a vote of thanks by Mr. Chandrakant Nayak, CEO, Dow Chemical International Private Limited.