US Deputy Secretary of State Dedicates New Consulate Compound in Mumbai, India

US Deputy Secretary of State Dedicates New Consulate Compound in Mumbai, India

On December 16, 2011, the US Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, dedicated the new US Consulate General facility in Mumbai, India. The new consulate facility is located in the Bandra-Kurla Complex of Mumbai, and offers expanded space for consulate activities. The new facility incorporates green building techniques. The project cost $111 million, and generated jobs in both the United States and India. The Consulate’s art collection, curated by the Department’s Office of Art in Embassies, brings together a wide range of artists, including both Indian and American talents. The works of art comprise various medium, including photography, enamel, and watercolor