India House Houston, a non-profit organisation primarily based within the US state, Texas, has devoted its grand stadium to Dr Durga Agrawal and Sushila Agrawal who performed a key function in direction of constructing the world that can function a spot for Indian-Americans to carry sporting and cultural occasions.
Dr Durga Agrawal, founder and CEO of Piping Technology and Products, is a founding member and present Trustee of India House.
He shared his imaginative and prescient of bringing cricket to the US and creating a middle that’s inclusive and promotes tradition range.
As a plaque was unveiled by Dr Agrawal, the stadium lights have been turned on, illuminating the 5.5-acre floor amidst thunderous applause from the viewers throughout a ceremony final week, attended by over 100 Indian-Americans, holding in thoughts the COVID-19 protocols.
Dr Agrawal has performed a distinguished function in direction of constructing the stadium together with his beneficiant donation for the neighborhood.
Dr Virendra Mathur, Trustee of India House, spoke about Dr Agrawal and their friendship, which started from their days in India and their collective imaginative and prescient for India House.
Colonel (retd.) Vipin Kumar, Executive Director of India House, opened the ceremony by sharing a couple of phrases concerning the significance of the stadium to the neighborhood, whereas Dr Manish Rungta, President of India House, welcomed the friends. Close to 125 individuals from the neighborhood attended the ceremony and loved a memorable night full of dwell music.
Dr Agrawal and his spouse, Sushila, have been related to India House since its inception and have contributed immensely. He continues to serve on many boards such because the University of Houston System as Board of Regents, and the Board of Directors of Asia Society Texas, amongst others.
Thanking Consul General of India in Houston, Aseem Mahajan, for the Consulate’s relentless assist, Dr Agrawal informed PTI: “India House Houston has become a strong pillar of the community and continues to embark on their mission to unite cultures, create bridges and serve the community by bringing resources, education, services and Indian culture to Houstonians under the leadership of Vipin Kumar, Mathur, Rungta and the services of many other community members.”
“This stadium is another great addition to India House and we hope that the family and friends will come to watch the local cricket games hosted at India House on Saturdays,” he completed.