"The unemployment rate in the tech-space in this country is much lower than in manufacturing and that is where theeffort is concentrated we believe today – to get back the jobs in manufacturing to this country," she said.
Acknowledging that India's trade and economic relationship with the US has not scaled the heights reached inUS trade and economic ties with China, she said there are goals yet to be achieved in this area.
"The voices of Indian companies and business interests are often unheard in the audio stream of voices from the USside who are constantly urging India to 'do more' on the reform front," she said.
"In this crescendo from the American side, is the political economy and anthropology of India understoodsufficiently?" she asked. "There is no question of the tide of economic reform in India being reversed."
"Look at the history of reform in India from 1991 onwards. Successive governments have come and gone, but thedirection of reform has not been reversed, ever," she said.
"Do not take us at face value. When the chips are down, our system responds very well. As our Prime Minister toldSecretary Clinton when they met in Delhi in May, 'the message I would like you to carry is that India remains open, and the climate (of reform) will not be disrupted'. The India Story is definitely not over," the Ambassador said.