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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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.
Germany wins FIFA world cup 2014!
A nail biting finish ensured that Germany takes home the FIFA world cup 2014. After 24 years the German team wins the world cup thanks to Götze’s winning goal against Argentina at the 113th minute of extra time sealing the aspirations of millions of German fans all over the world.
The FIFA 2014 has been an amazing journey not only for the German football team in Brazil but also for the German Consulate in Bangalore. Who would have thought Bangalore was such a football crazy city! All the live screening events organized by the German Consulate have been overfull with football enthusiasts and eager fans.
The Consulate General organized public screenings of 4 important matches of the German football team in Bangalore and 1 in Trivandrum. The screenings brought the Indian and the German community closer, with such a mega success and over 1800 totally attending the events, the atmosphere was electrifying. The Consul General Mr. Rohde would like to thank the sponsors for their support and the people of Bangalore for their football zeal.
It was a memorable occasion and an eclectic mix when the French Consulate also took part for the public screening of the quarterfinal match against France. Even though in the end there is only one winner, the German the French and the Indian Community would particularly remember that evening.
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.