German Consulate General in Bengaluru
The Consulate General will be closed on 8th October 2015.
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The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of Bengaluru Consulate General are Karnataka, Kerala.
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Chancellor Merkel and PM Modi will visit the Bosch innovation center and the vocational training center as well as attend the Business Forum to witness how German and Indian companies in Bengaluru provide solutions for Indian, German and international customers alike and cover the whole value-chain from laboratories to software applications. Both will speak at the Business Forum organized by the India’s National Association of Software and Services Companies – NASSCOM – in collaboration with the German Fraunhofer Institute. Later they will interact with Indian and German business leaders.
Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of of Germany, will visit Bengaluru on Tuesday, October 6th 2015
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
The German Consulate supports a new floating PV solar power unit at Kanthari. It provides energy to a water pump for automatic irrigation of the eco fruit and vegetables garden as well as for energy t...
The Deputy Consul General Mrs. Andrea Christ with the Founders of Kanthari, Paul Kronenberg and Sabriye Tenberken also the founder of Braille without Borders
A floating PV solar power unit at kanthari, Trivandrum Kerala
kanthari graduation ceremony
The Consul General of Germany Mr. Jörn Rohde inaugurated the solar water heating project at hotel Novotel, Bengaluru Techpark in Marathalli on 23rd December.
The project is a joint initiative between...
The Consul General inaugurates Bosch Water Heating Project
At the rooftop installation
At the rooftop installation
In 2011, Sebastian Loerscher – a graphic artist and illustrator – came to visit Bangalore for the first time where he was wandering the streets sketching the everyday life in the city with colour pens...
Sketching at a construction site
The Consul General of Germany Mr. Rohde took a delegation of 24 German companies in Bangalore for a facilitation meeting with the Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries & Com...
Meeting Commissioner for Industrial Development
On Thursday 27th November 2014, Mr. Rohde held a keynote address at the certificate awarding ceremony of the 2013/14 batch of the Executive Business Management Program (EBMP) by the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC), a management program run by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC). The program’s objective is to equip middle management executives with a holistic, cross-functional exposure to all aspects of management, and the essential thought process and skills required for leadership positions within the organization. In his commencement speech, Mr. Rohde emphasized the importance of a life-long learning process and he acknowledged the students’ motivation to continuously improve themselves and be so driven to seek knowledge. Afterwards Mr. Rohde awarded the graduation certificates to the EBMP participants in the presence of their family and friends.
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