Welcome to the German Consulate General in Mumbai!
India-Germany: Strengthening ties through Education
Consul Klaus Bormann addresses a delegation of 25 German students in Mumbai. Their India study tour is a part of the Dual German Study Program initiated by the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC) and Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) and intended to give them an understanding of India as a growing economy.
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.
Consul General hosts poets of 'Poets Translating Poets'
Business Delegation from Rhineland-Palatinate visits India, November 19-27, 2016
Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Volker Wissing accompanied by a high level business delegation is visiting India from November 19-27, 2016. The main agenda of the delegation is to connect with representatives from industry, science and politics. Coming from New Delhi the delegation visited Mumbai and will proceed to Pune and Ahmedabad.
In Mumbai, Minister Dr. Wissing had a fruitful meeting with the Minister of Industries, Mr. Subhash Desai.
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 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 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 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.
In keeping with the tradition of the past, this year too the German Consulate General celebrated the Day of German Unity on the 3rd of October with the friends and well-wishers of Germany. Hosts Consul General Dr. Jürgen Morhard along with his wife, Petra welcomed more than 600 guests, which included members from the political, cultural, educational and business communities alike.
Consulate General celebrates the Day of German Unity, October 3, 2016
Consul General Dr Jürgen Morhard awarded students of the DSB International School Mumbai for their German language knowledge, September 19, 2016
Consul General Dr Jürgen Morhard handed out the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) certificates and German Language Diploma to students of the DSB International School Mumbai. For their engagement the motivated students received some small gifts. Following the handing over Dr Morhard visited the school and the new classrooms on the top floor.
German Consulate Mumbai receives foreign investor handbook at Bombay Stock Exchange
In an official ceremony at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on September 2, 2016, Consul Klaus Bormann received the German language version of the new BSE investor handbook „Easing Access to India“. The handbook intends to be a first guidance for foreign portfolio investors and was released in eight languages. The event was attended by Ashish Chauhan (Managing Director and CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange), Praveen Garg (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India), and Ananta Barua (Executive Director, Investment Management, Securities and Exchange Board of India).
For the text of the handbook click here:
Foreign Investor Handbook