German Consulate General in Bengaluru
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The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of Bengaluru Consulate General are Karnataka, Kerala.
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Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) and the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society in collaboration with Devanahalli Town Municipal Council, Karnataka has implemented a Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). This is a first of its kind project in India implemented on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model to ensure safe and sustainable sanitation.
Consul General inaugurates a Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant in Bengaluru
A delegation from the state of Hessen in Germany headed by Mr. Tarek Al-Wazir, the Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport, and Regional Development accompanied by the Consul General of Bengaluru Mr. Joern Rohde met with the Home Minister Mr. G. Parameshwara on the 4th of November 2015 in Bengaluru. The delegation of about 45 members came to Karnataka to look at the investment scenario and to discuss the possibility of collaboration between the State of Karnataka and the State of Hessen, Germany.
A delegation from Hessen visits Bengaluru
The German Consulate and its partners are proud to present to you LaJazzO, the youth orchestra from the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The acclaimed Youth Jazz Ensemble was on a tour in South India from November 5th to 15th.
LaJazzo in Bengaluru
Germany- India: Partners in Innovation: This would be a true characterization of the successful visit of the Chancellor of Germany Dr. Angela Merkel to Bengaluru on October 5/6 along with a high profile German business delegation. Together with Prime Minister Modi she visited the Bosch innovation Centre where they witnessed German and Indian collaboration that provide solutions to international customers and cover the whole value-chain from laboratories to software applications. She also met with CEOs of German Companies based in Bangalore.
German Chancellor Dr. Merkel being welcomed by Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah at the airport
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah & Chief Sec Kaushik Mukherjee welcoming Dr. Merkel at the airport
Dr. Merkel being welcomed by Mr. Steffen Berns President of Bosch Ltd.
RBEI MD Vijayratna Parkhe explaining the components to the heads of the state
Mr. Modi and Dr. Merkel investigate the mobile eye scanner developed by Bosch
Dr. Merkel interacting with the Bosch trainees
Dr. Merkel with the German Consul General Mr. Rohde
Dr. Merkel and PM Modi at Leela Palace Bengaluru
A Dialogue on Smart Cities and Public Health
Science Circle Lecture will be held on 24th September at Goethe Institut - Max Muller Bhavan, Indiranagar.Two lecturers from Germany - Mr. Alexander Krämer, an epidemiologist and public health expert as well as Mr. Damian Wagner, coordinator of the Smart Cities Initiative and the European Smart City Project Triangulum at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO in Stuttgart - will give their view on smart cities and public health.
Invite to Science Circle [pdf, 446.21k]
A workshop and panel discussion presented by Fraunhofer Society India, Consulate General of Germany in Bengaluru and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) was organised on 23rd September.
Two key presentations by experts from Germany was held on Public health in megacities by Dr. Alexander Kraemer, Chair of Public Health, Bielefeld University and on International Best Practices ‘Smart Cities’ by Mr. Damain Wagner, Project coordinator – Smart City Triangulum, Fraunhofer IAO, Stuttgart.
Sustainable Cities & Climate Change
Mr. Anurag Tagat visited the Wacken Open Air 2015 in Germany in the framework of the German Foreign Ministry's visitors programme.
Here is his story:
A Week In Heavy Metal Land
The final appraisal mission from the funding agency of the German Government, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) for Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL) met the Chief Minister of Kerala Oommen Chandy. The KfW delegation was accompanied by Consul General Joern Rohde and Dr. Sayed Ibrahim, Director of Goethe Zentrum. The discussion centered around KMRL’s Integrated Water Transport Project for Kochi city. It is the first Indo-German mobility project financed by German Development Bank KfW.
First Indo-German urban mobility project financed by German Development Bank KfW
The German Consulate in Bengaluru supported BGM Social Service Centre in building Rain water harvesting units. The Consul General Joern Rohde along with his wife Sonia Lapointe visited BGM Social Service Center, a charitable trust located in Neyyardam in Trivandrum, Kerala. It works in uplifting marginalized communities like tribals and BPL families in Neyyardam.
German Consulate supports Rainwater Harvesting Units in Kerala
On 3rd August, the Consul General Mr. Rohde paid a visit to the Bosco center at Sumanahalli in Bangalore. The Center functions as a rehabilitation transit center for street children and runaway adolescents. It focuses on imparting vocational education to about 50 adolescent boys.
Friendly football match at Bosco Center
In a ceremony in Trivandrum on April 21st presided by Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John and German Consul General Jörn Rohde, the Senior Experten Service (SES) Germany signed an MoU with the Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE).
German Consul General Rohde addressing the conference
Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John interacting with TüV Rheinland Vice-President Timothy Miller
Signing Ceremony of MoU: Ms Ulrike Pütz, Project Coordinator Asia SES and Mr Rahul R, Managing Director KASE
Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John addressing the conference
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The Committee on Municipal Affairs, Internal Security and Sports of the Bavarian State Parliament visited Bangalore between 16 and 18 March to strenghten the existing ties between the State of Bavaria...
Bavarain Delegation visiting Bangalore
The annual Indo-German Chamber of Commerce Football Tournament took place on Sunday, 8th February at the Palace Grounds
8th IGCC Football Tournament
The Consul General of Germany Mr. Jörn Rohde held a keynote address at the seminar on “Business Opportunities at Hannover 2015” on 14th January 2014. The session was part of a road show to showcase In...
Business Opportunities at Hannover 2015