Project Timeline 2019-03-20T23:26:42-06:00

Eternal Gandhi Museum

Project Timeline

Jan 2017

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Jan 2017

Signed Memorandum of Understanding between Mahatma Gandhi Library and Ultratech Cement Limited of India, donor of Eternal Gandhi Museum exhibits

Acquisition of 3 acres of land at Beltway 8 South and Riceville School Road

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May 2017

Acquisition of 3 acres of land at Beltway 8 South and Riceville School Road

June 2017

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June 2017

Appointment of RdlR Architects; Museum design process begins; Board members tour local museums to study layouts, features

Meetings with Consul General of India, Brays Oaks District Board, City of Houston officials, and other stakeholders to discuss project; enthusiastic support received

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Summer 2017

Meetings with Consul General of India, Brays Oaks District Board, City of Houston officials, and other stakeholders to discuss project; enthusiastic support received

October 2017

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October 2017

Museum floor plans completed

Development of Museum website; consultation with museum, curriculum, and fundraising experts; development of funding strategy; soft launch of capital campaign

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Spring 2018

Development of Museum website; consultation with museum, curriculum, and fundraising experts; development of funding strategy; soft launch of capital campaign

Fall 2018

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Fall 2018

Update the museum floor plan and conceptual design

Complete Detailed Engineering drawings

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Summer 2019

Complete Detailed Engineering drawings

Fall 2019

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Fall 2019

Obtain permits and approvals

Ground breaking

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Late 2019

Ground breaking

Late 2020

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Late 2020

Inaugural of the museum