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Commemorating 100 years of World War I
The jurisdiction of the German Consulate General in Mumbai includes the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as well as the Union Territory of Daman and Diu.
Featured below are the Consulate General's latest meetings and events:
The year 2014 marks the completion of 100 years since the outbreak of World War I in 1914. On this solemn occasion, the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai and Alliance Française de Bombay in association with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Consulate General of France and Institut Français are presenting a series of programmes from August 18-25, 2014.
Commemoration of World War I
As part of the '100 years of Teaching German in India' initiative the German Department of the University of Mumbai and Granthali released 'My Marathi,' a book for non-marathi speakers.
The book was released by noted actor and the Chief Guest Aamir Khan. Consul General Michael Siebert was the Guest of Honour at the function.
Consul General attends book launch of 'My Marathi'
Deputy Consul General Michael Ott held a meeting with Mr. Bhaskar Jadhav, Minister-Labour & Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra, Mr. Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary (Labour and Administration) and Mr. H.K. Jawale, Commissioner of Labour, Maharashtra State at the Mantralaya on August 4, 2014. Mr. Ott handed over 100 safety helmets on behalf of BG Bau, the statutory accident insurance of the construction sector in Germany as well as DGUV, the German Stautory Accident Insurance to Mr. Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary (Labour and Administration).
Deputy Consul General hands over safety helmets
Consul General Michael Siebert hosted a ceremony at his residence on the occasion of the bestowment of Germany's Cross of the Order of Merit to the Chariman of HDFC Ltd. Mr. Deepak Parekh on 26th May, 2014.
Cross of the Order of Merit for Deepak Parekh
Consul General Michael Siebert inaugurated the 19th EU Film festival at the Max Mueller Bhavan on Thursday May 8, 2014. The Chief Guest for the evening was director Ritesh Batra. The theme of the festival this year is "Voices of Youth".
19th EU-Film Festival, May 08-15, 2014
Alexander von Humoldt-fellow Prof. Dr. Anant Kapdi of Institute for Chemical Technology Mumbai, a prime higher education institute in the country, was granted an equipment subsidy for his outstanding research efforts by the foundation and Consul General Michael Siebert did the formal hand-over place on May 7th at the institute.
Equipment subsidy to ICT Mumbai
Deputy Consul General attends Convocation Cermony at IGTC - March 18, 2014
(© Indo-German Training Centre)
Deputy Consul General Michael Ott attended the Convocation Ceremony, organised for the students of the Indo German Training Centre (IGTC) Mumbai and Kolkata on March 18, 2014. The Chief Guest at the occasion was Mr. Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Limited. The occasion was graced by the Vice-President of German Research Foundation (DFG), Prof. Dr. Dorothea Wagner, who was also the Guest of Honour at the ceremony. On this occasion Mr. Ott spoke on the Indo-German relations and encouraged the students to avail of the opportunities in the outside world.
To read more about the ceremony, please click the link to the article below:
IGTC Convocation Ceremony [pdf, 283.49k]