US embassy, consulates launch new mission-wide website

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The US mission to India on Tuesday launched a new website for the embassy here and the four Consulates General in Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

The new website address for the entire US Mission is

This website is in English, Hindi and Urdu and is built on WordPress, a popular web and blogging platform.

“The official website has a wealth of resources, including information about applying for a US visa, job vacancy announcements, and official press releases,” an official statement from the US embassy said.

“American citizens in India will find resources about passports, business people can learn about doing business in India and the US, and students can find more information about studying in America,” it added.

The new website also has information about the four US Consulates General and the services they provide.

Responding to the large number of visitors who access the site via mobile device, the new website is also mobile-responsive, adjusting layout depending on the visitor’s screen size, and allows for faster loading of content over a mobile internet connection.

“Shortcuts to visa information, US citizen services, job opportunities, US policy, press releases, and news and event are all available on the homepage for easier access. The website also features search functionality,” the statement said.