Small-Scale Projects

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The Consulate General in Mumbai has a dedicated budget set aside, with which it supports small-scale projects at grassroot levels. The Consulate General makes independent decisions regarding the allocation of funds and extends support to the developmental work of the short-listed projects within the Consulate's jurisdiction. Besides an introduction to the projects supported by us, you will also find below the guidelines for the allocation of funds along with an application form as a download.

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Support of Small-scale Projects

Click below to read and download the guidelines for the allocation of funds for supporting the small-scale projects and the corresponding application form. Kindly contact us in case of further questions or queries.

Lantern in use in Barshet village

Projects supported in 2011

In 2011 the Consulate General in Mumbai funded the following projects:

  • Computer equipments for Sadhana Village in Pune to create an awareness amongst the youth about computer literacy and its benefits in enhancing one's career prospects. 
  • Project car for Ecumenical Sangam in Nagpur to be able to provide better consulting and assistance in case of familial crisis and domestic violence.
  • Solar lamps for All People's Development Welfare Society in Bhopal to be able to install energy-saving and environmental friendly lighting in 3 villages, which would ease the task of doing the household chores during the evening hours.
  • Basic furniture and materials for Love and Care Indian Trust in Nagpur for a primary school for street children to provide them with access to basic education.

Attached below is the project report on Solar lamps written by Father Joseph

The Foreign Office's Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid

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Christph Strässer has been the Federal Government Commissioner Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid since January 2014. For more information, click on the link below:

Players of Bilateral Cooperation


The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development is responsible for the German development policy and also promotes cooperation with non-governmental organisations of development cooperation.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit - GIZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) was incorporated with the merging together of the 3 implementation agencies: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (DED) und InWEnt (Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung GmbH). The GIZ brought together the competencies and many years of experience of these 3 Organisations.

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau - KfW

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau

As a promotional bank of the Federal Republic and the Federal States, KfW Bankengruppe has a special responsibility for the sustainable improvement of the economic, social and ecological living conditions.

German Development Institute (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik - DIE)

The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is one of the leading research institutions and think tanks for global development and international development policy worldwide. The DIE's unique research profile combines research, consulting and professional training. DIE builds bridges between theory and practice and works within international research networks.

Deutsche Menschenrechtspolitik

Human Rights Council

Menschenrechtspolitik ist eine Gesamtaufgabe der deutschen Politik: Es darf weder in der Außen-, noch in der Sicherheitspolitik oder in sonst einem  Politikbereich "menschenrechtsfreie Zonen" geben.