Meetings and Events

Consul General Dr. Morhard celebrates 10 years of Schmersal in India

Dr. Morhard celebrates 10 years of Schmersal in India

German Company, the Schmersal Group celebrated its 10th year in India. Consul General, Dr. Jürgen Morhard joined in the celebrations at their factory inRanjangaon, Pune. 
Schmersal India offers the largest range of safety switching appliances and systems for the protection of human life and machines. Their comprehensive range of more than 25,000 products includes safety switches, solenoid interlocks, emergency stop-switches, security sensors, safety mats, photo-electric light barriers and more.

Inauguration of TATA Strive Skill Development Centre

Dr. Morhard at the Inuaguration of TATA Strive Skill Development Centre

Consul General, Juergen Morhard at the inauguration of TATA Strive Skill Development Centre in Thane. He applauds the initiative of TATA Strive in association with Siemens, where Indian youngsters will undergo German dual vocational-style training programs making them fit for employment in select industries.

Consul General meets Gujarat CM Rupani and Governor Kohli

Consul General meets Gujarat CM Rupani and Governor Kohli

German companies (82) going strong in Gujarat: It was a fruitful Gujarat visit for Consul General Juergen Morhard who had the opportunity to meet Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and Governor Om Prakash Kohli. Discussions revolved around co-operation in areas of samrt cities. autos, textiles and energy. 

Dr. Morhard addresses students of SP Jain Institute

Dr. Morhard addresses students of SP Jain Institute

Consul General Dr. Jürgen Morhard addresses students at the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR). He delivered a lecture on Family Managed Businesses in Germany.

Dr. Morhard with Dr. Wälde

Consul General hosts poets of 'Poets Translating Poets'

Consul General Dr. Jürgen Morhard hosted several poets, who are part of the iconic 'Poets translating Poets' project and the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan team at his residence. The informal atmosphere coupled with the cool Mumbai evening was a perfect setting to welcome the entire team in Mumbai as the project enters its concluding phase.

Donations by the Consulate General

Donations by the Consulate General

From German beaches to Indian construction sites: Today the Deputy Consul General Ms. Gabriele Boner handed over a cheque to Ms. Vrishali Pispati, CEO of Mumbai Mobile Creches. The money was generated by an auction of a typical German Strandkorb (roofed wicker beach chair) on the German National Day and will be used for providing care, incl. nutrition and education for the children of construction workers.

Consul General at the Indo-German Snooker Extravaganza 2016

German Snooker comes to India!

The 5 Day Indo-German Snooker Extravaganza was officiated in the presence of representatives from the German Consulate and Indian sports representatives on Sunday, 20th November 2016. Top level snooker players from Saxony in Germany will compete with Mumbai clubs this week. The tournament in Mumbai is a follow-up to the visit of an Indian snooker earlier this year. We wish all the players challenging competitions as well as many enjoyable hours of fellowship with each other.

Dr. Ney during his performance at the NCPA

Dr. Ney performs at the NCPA - October 19, 2016

The SOI (Symphony Orchestra of India) Chamber Orchestra presented Conductor Piotr Borkowski together with the German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, an accomplished flautist in his own right on October 19 at the Experimental Theatre, NCPA at 7:00 p.m. Together they enthralled the audiences with the magic of Mendelssohn, Haydn, Nielsen and Grieg.

Consul General Dr. Morhard at the DWIH meeting, New Delhi

Consul General meets with representatives from the DWIH, October 13, 2016

Consul General Dr. Morhard, for the first time after assuming office, met with representatives of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH). He received a briefing about the existing programs and discussed the opportunities for further promoting the Indo German cooperation in the areas of research and academic exchanges in Maharashtra.

The DWIH is a joint endeavour of the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to intensify international cooperation. In India, the DWIH is a consortium of 15 member organizations such as DAAD, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce to name a few.

Consul General Dr. Morhard with IGCC Director General, Mr. Berhard Steinrücke and IGTC Director, Radhieka Mehta

Consul General Dr Morhard visits Indo-German Training Centre, October 6, 2016

Consul General Dr Jürgen Morhard met students and staff of the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC), a unique project established by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) in 1991. He engaged in an active discussion with the two freshmen classes of the IGTC, that have recently commenced their 18-month Post Graduate Programme in Business Administration. After the introduction, Dr Morhard discussed the details and merits of the programme modelled on the German Dual Education System, with the Director General of the IGCC, Mr Bernhard Steinrücke, and the IGTC’s Director, Ms Radhieka Mehta.

History of the Consulate in Bombay

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