Congratulations to the winners of the #GreenHeroes Film Festival! The film “Paanch Patti Ka Mantra” won the Best Film award at a wonderful ceremony earlier this evening. The film features the work of Samaj Pragati Sahyog on sustainable agriculture and switching to homemade chemical-free pesticides for farming. The first runner up is “Tale of A Doctor”, the second runner up is “The Birdman of...
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There are so many amazing people in India doing inspiring work for our environment. In partnership with TERI, we set out to find these #GreenHeroes, tell their stories, and get millions of people to join us in celebrating their wonderful work! Last fall, we partnered with TERI to host a series of film workshops that taught young storytellers to use filmmaking to tell the stories of unsung...
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There are so many amazing people in India doing inspiring work for
Naveed Khan
Subrata Chakraborty
Shah Nawaz
A visa applicant who is planning summer travel to the United States is wondering when she should apply for a visa and whether she needs to book her flight tickets before applying. Watch our #AskTheConsul video where consular officer Matthew answers these questions with some important advice for summer visa applicants.
Chirayu Patel
Chintan Pandya
Rushi Nayee
Did you know that the United States is home to 22 of the world’s 981 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? From the Yosemite National Park in California to the Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York, the sites are designated for their universal value in natural or cultural heritage.

The past week, World Heritage Day was celebrated internationally, with a focus this year on sustainable...
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Did you know that the United States is home to 22 of
Remember our Earth Day 2016 video? Last year, U.S. diplomat Daley and our Indian colleague Dinesh showed you all the ways we work to conserve energy and go green at the U.S. Consulate Mumbai. Daley and Dinesh are back – and ready to show you what we’ve done in this past year to help protect our environment even more. #EarthDay2017 #gogreen #conservation #EarthMonth
U.S. Consulate General Mumbai
Lisa Gallagher Landes
Mohini Bhadkamkar
We’ve gone green for International Earth Day! Celebrated tomorrow, April 22, Earth Day is a great day to acknowledge our individual responsibilities to care for the world we live in, and marshal our best efforts toward building a safer, more stable, and more sustainable world. Are you doing anything special to protect the environment and contribute to a healthy, sustainable future? We are! ...
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Weve gone green for International Earth Day Celebrated tomorrow April 22 Earth
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Shah Nawaz
Congratulations to Sagar Baheti, India’s first visually impaired runner to participate in and finish the Boston Marathon. The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and takes place every spring in the great Boston area. Sagar, who participated in the race this week, ran the entire 42.1 kilometers in his first marathon outside of India. Truly inspiration – congratulations Sagar!...
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Congratulations to Sagar Baheti Indias first visually impaired runner to participate in
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Ellora Thadaney Israni is from California, with family roots in Pune. A computer science graduate from Stanford and founder of the university’s first conference for women in technology, she has recently won the Paul and Daisy Soros fellowship to pursue law at Harvard. The fellowship program honors contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States, including six...
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Ellora Thadaney Israni is from California with family roots in Pune A
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Shah Nawaz
Shah Nawaz
We’re celebrating #EarthMonth by thinking of ways to go green! We found these pretty cool initiatives by airports around the world that are using the sun for energy – and to save money. Of course you know about India’s Cochin International Airport in Kerala -- it’s the first airport to get all of its electricity from solar photovoltaic panels. The George Airport in South Africa is the African...
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Were celebrating EarthMonth by thinking of ways to go green We found
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NSA Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster departed India today after productive meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, and Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. NSA McMaster emphasized the importance of the U.S.-India strategic relationship and reaffirmed India’s designation as a Major Defense...
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U.S. Consulate General Mumbai 04/19/2017
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Sunny Jajam
Together with our partners The Ohio State University and IIT Bombay, we just concluded a wonderful two-day conference aimed at exploring innovations and building collaborative networks focused on waste management solutions. At the conference, #CGVajda shared impactful stories of recycling and waste management programs in the U.S. One cool example from California: the Smart Riverside Program...
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Together with our partners The Ohio State University and IIT Bombay we
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Gilbert Michaelpilla
#WasteManagement is a tremendous challenge for many growing cities. Today,we are talking about #USIndia cooperation in this growing field, including creative waste management solutions that can green our economies and make them more inclusive. This week's #ManageWasteConference is co-sponsored by the Consulate, The Ohio State University, and IIT Bombay. #CGVajda is live now, talking about...
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Rohan Thakare
Dave Powers
Are you an NGO or a social entrepreneur interested in learning how you can use social media to further your great work? Join experts in the field to learn more about social media for social change at our free session on Tuesday, April 18 at the Ministry of New at Fort in Mumbai. Space is limited to RSVP now at mumbaipublicaffairs@gmail.com. #GoSocialForChange
Are you an NGO or a social entrepreneur interested in learning how
Daman Sharma
Happy Easter from the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai! #HappyEaster
Happy Easter from the US Consulate General Mumbai HappyEaster
Anil Bagwe
Mack Ajani
Roy Fs
You don’t have to be a techwhiz to set up conservation at home! This couple, keen on living sustainably, has adapted their home to use all graywater. Read about Vinodkumar and Arti for some weekend inspiration and tell us how you are planning to go green! [ Ow.ly Link ] #EarthMonth
You dont have to be a techwhiz to set up conservation at
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Subrata Chakraborty
Pack your bags and get ready to go to……space! Yes, space tourism could be a reality as early as next year. A private U.S. company announced plans for a new reusable, suborbital vehicle that will take tourists beyond the Earth’s atmosphere on a 11-minute joy ride where visitors can experience weightlessness and see the curve of the planet and darkness of space. Would you take a trip to space?
Pack your bags and get ready to go tospace Yes space tourism
Abhishek Jadhav
Roy Fs
Rajesh Dubey
Can you guess if these images are of a national park in India or the U.S.? Yes, you are right! It is India’s own Kanha National Park, established in 1955 and one of the finest parks in Asia. The Kanha National Park was selected as a site of a U.S.- India project aimed at developing visitor-education facilities and programs along the lines of the more popular American National parks. This joint...
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Can you guess if these images are of a national park in
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Rock and hip-hop may top the charts, but jazz is still considered to be one of America’s greatest musical gifts to the world. American jazz artists have been performing in India for decades. Check out this picture from our archives of jazz great Duke Ellington, who performed at the Rang Bhavan in Mumbai in 1963. April is Jazz Appreciation Month, paying tribute this historic and living American...
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Rock and hiphop may top the charts but jazz is still considered
U.S. Consulate General Mumbai
Subrata Chakraborty
Krishna Kumar
New books, a reading marathon, discounts on memberships, contests, an art exhibit, and more! Join us all this week at Dosti House as we celebrate #NationalLibraryWeek. This year’s theme is #LibrariesTransform and what better example to showcase that than Dosti House – a renovated modern space where you can read, learn, attend and host events, watch films, make friends, and more! If you haven’t...
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New books a reading marathon discounts on memberships contests an art exhibit
Mukesh Vyas
Pravin P. Kajarekar
Jyoti Sajnani
We’re celebrating #NationalLibraryWeek at Dosti House this week! We have a short quiz for booklovers on our page. Answer the three questions below before noon on April 13. We’ll randomly select lucky winners from among the correct entries for some great prizes!

(A) What’s the real name of beloved children’s book author, Dr. Seuss?
(B) A popular young adult novel by Lauren Oliver is made in...
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Were celebrating NationalLibraryWeek at Dosti House this week We have a short
U.S. Consulate General Mumbai
Vishakha Shirke
Suman Kamath