U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster, India’s Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia broke ground January 8, 2021 on a new Chancery building for the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
Ambassador Juster Addresses the Audience
Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster addresses the audience.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia delivers remarks to the audience.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia presents good will bouquet to Ambassador Juster.
Master of Ceremonies
Master of Ceremonies, Minister-Counselor for Management Brian Heath, welcomes guests and begins ceremony.
Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
India’s Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri addresses the enduring relationship between India and the United States of America.
A socially distanced group of media and dignitaries listens to VIP speeches.
Readying the First Shovels
Dignitaries ready their shovels for a major milestone.
Turning Over the First Shovel
Dignitaries turn the first shovel of dirt to kickoff the project.
OBO Project Team
The OBO Project Director (R) and Construction Manager (L) break ground with Ambassador Juster.
Kothari & Associates, OBO Local Consultant
Ambassador Juster discusses project with Local Architectural Consultants Roopak Kothari and Pratishtha Sharma (L).