H1B picked up this year, passport expiring next year! After COS on 1st Oct, should I get a new passport here and then travel to India for stamping or get stamping and get new passport In India. Implications?

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H1B picked up this year but passport expiring in July 2025 so cannot start with the passport renewal before July 2024. I'll have to proceed with the H1B process with my current passport. But, what should I do after change of status on 1st oct. Should I get a new passport here after Oct and then travel to India or go to India for stamping and then get a new passport there and then get visa stamp and travel back to US. need to know the months that I should do this. For stamping In India, should my passport be more than 6 months from expiry. If I get a new passport here , Can i change the passpoirt number here in my H1B before I travel to India. 

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