Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) and Head, Department for Economic and Global Affairs
The Ambassador is supported in his role by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Dr Jasper Wieck, who represents the Ambassador inside and outside the Embassy in all areas. The Department for Economic & Global Affairs is engaged with Indian stakeholders on global issues focussing on tangible results in business, trade, agriculture, energy, environment, sustainable development, higher education, vocational training as well as science & technology.
The work of the Political Section focuses on Indian domestic and foreign politics. It provides the German Government with a comprehensive view of the political structures and procedures in Indian politics.
The Consular and Legal Section of the German Embassy provides visa services for those who would like to travel to Germany, as well as a range of services for German citizens.
The work of the Economic and Commercial Department focuses on macroeconomic environment and economic policy issues while the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce looks after the practical aspects of doing business in India.
Germany is a land of ideas and a hub of cutting-edge international science and research. Research and development-intensive industries account for more than half of all industrial production in Germany. The science section in the German Embassy co-ordinates the various activities of institutions of Germany and India in the scientific area.
India is one of Germany's most important partner countries in development cooperation (DC). Activities of Indo-German development cooperation focus on the energy sector, the environment, economic reforms and health.
The German Embassy's Press Department is the first stop for journalists seeking information on government positions or other issues of interest to journalists.
Germany's cultural relations policy is part of our foreign policy. It promotes contact, co-operation and understanding between people and institutions in the cultural area.
The Military Staff to the German Embassy at New Delhi represents all services of the German Armed Forces including the Civilian Defence Procurement and Technology Department.
The Administration Department of the Embassy is responsible for the internal procedures and the organizational structure. This includes maintenance of the properties (Chancellery, Residence and official accommodation) and official vehicles, as well as personnel, financial and security issues. Furthermore a Regional Security Officer of the German Federal Police is assigned to the Administration Department whose remit also covers neighbouring countries.