US - India Security Council, Inc. (USISC) is a registered 501(c)(4) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., with the mission of increasing interaction between the security communities of the two great democracies - the United States and India. USISC believes that the strategic partnership between the US and India furthers peace, prosperity, and security for both nations.

The US - India Security Council, Inc. is a bipartisan organization to encourage closer ties between US and India and to promote the idea that the prospect of working closely with India will augur well for the security and solidarity of the US.

USISC began as a grassroot/grass-top coalition of Indian American citizens who supported the US - India Civil Nuclear Agreement between 2006 and 2008. Most recently, the Council played an important role in the passing of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. The organization continues to advocate for a robust US - India security relationship and facilitates the US - India Security Forum, a monthly meeting that brings together military and security professionals, elected officials, and political appointees, in Washington and in New Delhi, to foster the exchange of information and ideas.

The US - India Security Council through the US - India Security Forum hosts periodic events to foster the exchange of information. It coordinates with Vivekananda International Foundation - an India-based independent, non-partisan inst...


Encouraging closer ties between the USA and India, especially in Defense, Security and Trade

USISC has been working closely for the past several years identifying synergistic opportunities for enhanced US - India ties


Communication and Coordination with the US Administration and Congress

USISC realizes the importance of working closely with the US Administration, the White House, the Senate


The National Defense Authorization Act 2017

The National Defense Authorization Act 2017(NDAA 2017) was signed by President Obama on December 23, 2017


US - India Civil Nuclear Deal

On July 18, 2005, the historic US - India Civil Nuclear Agreement was signed by the heads of both nations