College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), New Mexico State University (NMSU) has ongoing collaborations with some Institutions in India and is in the process of collaboration with other Universities and Institutes in India. NMSU has ongoing collaborations with following Institutions in India:

Agreement with Government of Andhra Pradesh

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

Women Economic Forum

Siddartha Engineering College, Kanuru

Panjab Agricultural University

In 2018, New Mexico State University entered into a tie-up with Government of Andhra Pradesh, India with Water Management, Agriculture among thrust areas. NMSU will also develop a training program- Future Farmers of Andhra Pradesh (FFAP) on the lines of prestigious Future farmers of America (FFA). The NMSU delegation consisted of Dr. Rolando Flores, Dean ACES; Dr. Lakshmi Reddi, Dean COE; and Dr. Luis Cifuentes, VPR and Dean Graduate School. Several Coleges of Engineering and Agriculture as potential collaborators were identified and an agreement was signed with Siddartha Engineering College, Kanuru during the visit.

An exchange visit of faulty initiated a memorandum of understanding between NMSU and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. The MOU is aimed at strengthening collaborations among faculty, student and faculty exchange, and joint proposal writing.

NMSU faculty usually visits India in connection with participating in various meetings/ workshops and International conferences. Dr. Naveen Puppala travelled to Hyderabad, India from March 20 to April 4, 2018 to evaluate Valencia Peanut Mapping Populations for Drought and Heat Stress. In 2017, Dr. Naveen Puppala attended Groundnut Field day organized at ICRISAT. Funding was provided by USAID-Peanut Mycotoxin Innovation Lab (2014-2018) through University of Georgia. Dr. Murali Darapuneni also visited ICRISAT Hyderabad and met with Scientists and explored the possibility of joint research and proposal writing.

In 2017, Indian Soil Science Society organized a conference in Kolkata that was attended by Dr. Manoj Shukla. Dr. Shukla also visited IIT Kharagpur and the process of an MOU was set in motion. He also visited J.N.K. Agricultural University in Jabalpur, India, participated in a group discussion with graduate students, and met with the Vice Chancellors and Deans. JN Agricultural University has expressed interest in signing an MOU for research and teaching collaboration.

About eight students, two staffs, one faculty and Dean ACES visited New Delhi in 2017 to attend leadership conference organized by Women Economic Forum. It is expected that some students will again attend the conference in New Delhi.