DAAD Young Ambassadors at the German Embassy New Delhi

Germany Alumni appointed DAAD Young Ambassadors

"A great friendship exists between India and Germany in the field of science and technology. Many opportunities are available for young Indian minds in Germany. Not only for studying, there are also excellent opportunities to work in Germany", said Dr Martin Hanz, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the German Embassy New Delhi, when he received the 2016 batch of DAAD Young Ambassadors at the German Embassy on 26th August.

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German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney with Rohit Nandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE)

Huge step towards introduction of a dual vocational training system inspired by the German model in India

Germany & India sign agreement which will substantially propel India’s vocational training & skill development system according to German model. "Germany’s dual system is one of the best. We need to adapt its elements to Indian context to ensure skill training in India is closely aligned with industry's requirements", said Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State, Skill Dev & Entrepreneurship.

Ambassador Dr Ney with representatives from GLRA (German Leprosy & TB Relief Association) India

Germany supports leprosy and TB relief NGO in India

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, met Indian and German representatives of the German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) on 23rd August.

Kiran Alla

Germany has a strong commitment towards renewable energy: Kiran Kumar Alla

Kiran Kumar Alla, Head of Renewables at BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd, talks about his study tour in Germany, how the country is handling its renewable energy needs and what India can learn from it.

Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the demise of Walter Scheel

"I am saddened by the death of Walter Scheel. We are grateful to him for many decades of tireless dedication to peace & freedom. His memory will be revered", said German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in his statement following the demise of Walter Scheel.

An open book

German Book Prize announces long list

One of these 20 titles will be named the best German-language novel at the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair. The prestigious German Book Prize has selected its long list from among 178 entries.

Civil protection plan is resolved

Germany's first civil defence strategy

The German Cabinet has approved the country's first civil defence strategy in two decades in an effort to combat the rising threat of terrorism, cyberwarfare and attacks on critical infrastructure.

Steffi Jones: new head coach of Germany women’s national team

Germany's women’s national football team has a new coach

Steffi Jones is the new head coach of the Germany's women’s national football team. Her first matches as head coach will take place on 16th and 20th September as the team plays in European Championship qualifiers.

Participants at the Kolkata Smart Cities Workshop

Smart Cities Workshops in Kolkata, Kochi and Pune

Under the umbrella of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in New Delhi, prominent institutes from Germany and India, will conduct four Indo-German workshops in India that focus on Smart City: Mobility & Infrastructure in the 21st century.

Bundeskanzlerin Merkel, Italiens Premierminister Renzi und französischer Präsidenten Hollande.

Guaranteeing security - upholding European values

"We can see that we have to do more for our internal and external security" in the face of Islamist terrorism and the civil war in Syria, said Chancellor Angela Merkel after her meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and French President François Hollande. Their talks on the island of Ventotene also looked at the future of the EU in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave.

Indo German Energy Forum

7th Indo-German Energy Forum to be held in Berlin

The 7th meeting of the Indo-German Energy Forum will be held on 29th September 2016 in Berlin. The meeting provides an opportunity to develop a common understanding of the most promising opportunities for Indo-German cooperation in the energy sector.

2016 SEED Awards in India

SEED launches 2016 SEED Awards in India

SEED has launched the 2016 SEED Awards in India for innovative start-up enterprises that aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level. Up to two awards will be available in the fields of Waste Management and Green ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Last date of application is 20th 2016, 23:59 IST.

Call for Applications_2016 SEED Awards in India [pdf, 502.82k]

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We are closed

The Embassy, including the Consular Section, will remain closed on Thursday, 8th September, 2016.

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