German Consulate General in Bangalore
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The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of Bangalore Consulate General are Karnataka, Kerala.
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The annual Oktoberfest organised by the Indo German Cultural Society was again a successful event.
The evening started with the traditional ceremony of opening the keg of beer (O' zapft is) by Mr Subrata Haldar and Mr Jörn Rohde.
German Consul Jörn Rohde enjoying the party with Subrata Haldar, President of the Indo German Cultural Society
Cheerful opening of the Oktoberfest
Chief Secretary Mr Kaushik Mukherjee enjoying the Oktoberfest with Consul General Mr Jörn Rohde
German Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde welcoming the crowd to yet another Oktoberfest
The "Reisbacher Musikanten" 22 member Bavarian got the vibe going
The German Consulate in cooperation with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and German Business Group organized a site visit to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL).
Almost 30 participants ...
German delegation visits Bangalore Metro
The 2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day was inaugrated on 6th October in Kochi by Honorable Oommen Chandy, Chief Minister of Kerals together with Mr. Jörn Rohde, German Consul General.
2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day
Consul General at the German Pavilion of EP India/LaserIndia
The electronica India & productronica India took place on 23-25 September 2014 together with LASER India at Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC). 20 companies took part in the German pavilion, the official German representation at international fairs. The Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde hosted a lunch at the German pavilion. He gave a talk on investment opportunities in Karnataka and the growth of bilateral trade between India and Germany. Later he took a tour of the participating exhibitors at the German pavilion.
The Consul General of Bangalore, Mr. Rohde was one of the chief guests at the Inter Solar Summit on 22nd September 2014. The conference was about solar energy in India and the key areas of discussion ...
The Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Jörn Rohde visited the RV College of Engineering at Kengeri recently.
During his visit he interacted with the Principal Prof. Dr. B. S. Satyanarayana, P...
German Consul visits R.V. College of Engineering
Interview of German Consul General in Advantage Karnataka
An interview of the Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Rohde is featured in the current issue September-October 2014 of Advantage Karnataka. The interview was conducted by Mr. Sunny Jerome. Mr. Rohde spoke about the trade relations between India and Germany, potential for economic growth between Germany and Karnataka, initiatives made by the German government and experience of German companies in Karnataka among other things. Please click on the link below to read the complete interview.
Interview [pdf, 263.85k]
Consul General meets Govenor of Karnataka
German Consul General, Mr. Jörn Rohde, met the new govenor of Karnataka, His Excellency, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai vala, on September 16 at Raj Bhavan.
Sharrmadaa Baluu of Bangalore has been identified by the Schüttler Waske Tennis-University of Germany as a promising young talent and has opened doors to their training academy for her.
After going t...
Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science", from 5th to 7th September 2014
The Alexander von Humboldt Association (AvH) is among the leading research funding organizations worldwide. The foundation is known for its generous research fellowships offered to scientists from various disciplines. The Humboldt foundation promotes education and research, and fosters collaboration with Germany. In order to maintain a closely knit network AvH is also financing re-visits of scholars to Germany for short periods of time, as well as scientific conferences. On the occasion of these “Humboldt Kollegs”, renowned Humboldtians and other eminent scientists from India and Germany deliver scientific talks and participate in panel discussions to strengthen the interdisciplinary collaborations for sustainable progress and robust scientific endeavors.
Humboldt Alumni are scientifically very active at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and various other research institutes across India. As part of its Annual Event for the year 2014, AvH Alumni at IISc organized an interdisciplinary Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science: catalyst for sustainable progress” from 5th to 7th September 2014. The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Academic Exchange (DAAD) German Research Foundation (DFG) supported the event with their active participation.
"We had a great time in Germany - and now we can stay in touch via the Alumniportal Deutschland!"
More than 100.000 members from 190 countries have alredy registered themselves on the Alumniportal Germany. The portal is meant for Germany-Alumni, i.e. poeple from all over the world, who studied, researched or worked in Germany or who have had an education at a German institution abroad.
CeBIT comes to Bangalore
In the latest step in its fast-paced international growth programme, Deutsche Messe is exporting one of its flagship shows to India. CeBIT India will premiere at the International Exhibition Centre in Bangalore from 11 to 14 November 2014.
The Consul General inaugurates the new premises of FVTRS
Mr. Jörn Rohde the Consul General of Germany in Bangalore unveiled the Plaque and cut open the ribbon to officially inaugurate the new office building of the Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS) on 24th June 2014.
FVTRS was initiated by Misereor, Germany in 1993 with the main objective of promoting vocational training in the informal sector among school dropout and illiterate youth across the country enabling them to build livelihoods on their own. It also focusses on building their entrepreneurial abilities.
FVTRS has so far trained more than one lakh twenty thousand youth in various vocational trades. It is to be noted that women trainees exceed men and more than 70 per cent of the trained youth have found suitable placements – either employed or self-employed.
Mr. Jörn Rohde in his address appreciated the work done by FVTRS across the country and emphasized the need to bridge the skill gap in India especially among the unorganized sector. He expressed his happiness at his participation in the event.
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German President Joachim Gauck visits Bangalore
On his first State Visit to India, Federal President Joachim Gauck and Ms. Daniela Schadt came to Bangalore from 7 - 9 February 2014.
Their agenda included a visit of Infosys and Bosch as well as interactions with Unicef, Don Bosco and the Gubbi Coir Cluster Unit.
The Federal President was be accompanied by a German business delegation who visited companies in the Bangalore region.