German Consulate General Kolkata
Visit to Rourkela
Consul General Olaf Iversen recently visited Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in Odisha together with a delegation of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce. The steel plant was originally set up 1956-1961 with German industry delivering and setting up most of the equipment. With its first class steel products RSP quickly became very profitable. It was modernized and enlarged several times. Today it is one of the most modern and efficient steel plants in India and beyond. It has become a landmark of Indo-German Cooperation.
Welcome to the German Consulate General Kolkata
The states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura belong to the consular area of the German Consulate General Kolkata
The German Consulate General, represented by Deputy Consul General Jürgen Thomas Schrod, supports Apne Aap by donating a part of the profit of the recent Charity Christmas Market to the NGO. Apne Aap is a grassroot movement to end sex trafficking and related exploitation of women and girls.
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An eventful and fun-filled day with the kids of the Pushpa Home and Howrah South Point Hospital in the premises of the German Consulate General Kolkata.
Under the supervision of the umbrella organisation German Doctors these organizations provide free medical treatment to the poor and needy women and children who are suffering from various type of Tuberculosis...
The Annual Alumni Meeting of German research-scholarship-recipients from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and other organizations was held at the German Consulate General Kolkata on 3rd February 2017. Prof Dr Amit Patra of IIT Kharagpur and a former Humboldt fellow was the Guest of Honour and gave a speech on the advantages of direct current as opposed to alternate current.
A delegation from the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia headed by State Secretary Dr. Günther Horzetzky visited Kolkata from 19th to 21st January, 2017 to take part in the Bengal Global Business Summit. Germany was among the four partner countries of this high level event, which was inaugurated by the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.
The delegation met inter alia with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Finance Minister Dr. Amit Mitra, with the Chairman of Coal India Ltd. and took part in the first ever country session on Germany in Kolkata.
From 13th to 15th January, 2017 the first ever Humboldt Kolleg on Earth and material Sciences in India was held in Raichak, near Kolkata. Nearly 100 delegates and invitees from all over India and also from Germany have taken part. The Kolleg was funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Bonn, and sponsored also by Leica, the famous German manufacturer of high tech optical instruments.