Welcome to the German Consulate General in Mumbai!
Consul General Siebert inaugurates the 9th Christmas Fest in Mumbai
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:
In keeping with the tradition of the past 8 years, this year too the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) organized the Oktoberfest on December 5, 2014 followed by the Christmas Market on December 6 and 7 at the Mahalaxmi Race Course.
9th Oktoberfest and Christmas Market
Consul General Michael Siebert hosted a reception at his residence to present India as the partner country at the Hannover Messe 2015. Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial, engineering and technology fair, will take place from April 12-17, 2015 in Hannover and will be jointly inaugurated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 12, 2015.
Consul General hosts an interactive presentation on "Hannover Messe 2015"
Dr. Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank was on a 2-day visit from October 30-31 to Mumbai to officiate the handing-over of office of the Representative of the Deutsche Bundesbank in India. He bid farewell to the outgoing Representative of the Bundesbank in India, Mr. Thomas Notheis and welcomed his successor, Mr. Alexander Sattler. Dr. Dombret also attended a reception hosted by Consul General Siebert in honour of Mr. Notheis and Mr. Sattler. Dr. Dombret delivered the Founder's Day lecture of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce held at the Trident Hotel.
Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank visits Mumbai, October 30-31, 2014
Consul General visits the new Mayor of Mumbai, October 14, 2014
Consul General Michael Siebert called on the newly elected Mayor of Mumbai, Snehal Ambekar on October 14, 2014. Mr. Siebert and the Mayor discussed the Indo-German relations and the upcoming assembly elections in the state of Maharashtra amongst other topics. Consul General Siebert also extended an invitation to the Mayor to be a part of the twin city conference, which will take place in Stuttgart, the twin city of Mumbai.
Consul General Michael and his wife Dr. Gabriele Siebert welcomed more than 600 guests to the Day of German Unity celebrations at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace on October 7, 2014. The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall.
Consulate General celebrates the Day of German Unity 2014
The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) hosted its 58th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 24, 2014. The AGM is one of the most prestigious events of the IGCC and is well attended by representatives from the Indo-German business community. The theme for this year's AGM was "Vocational Skills Development and Vocational Training."
Consul General attends the 58th IGCC AGM, September 24, 2014
After the roaring success of the Job fair and conference in Pune, Make-it-in-Germany along with Alumniportal Deutschland organized the “Trained in GermanY Mumbai 2014 ” - Job Fair and Conference at Hotel Trident in Mumbai on September 24, 2014. The job fair is an excellent platform for individuals from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine) background.
“Trained in Germany Mumbai 2014 ” - Job Fair and Conference, September 24, 2014
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]