German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, & Rohit Nandan, Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Huge step towards introduction of a dual vocational training system inspired by the German model in India

Germany and India signed an agreement on 22nd August that will substantially propel India’s vocational training and skill development system according to the tried German model. "Germany’s dual system is one of the best in the world. We need to adapt its elements to Indian context to ensure skill training in India is closely aligned with industry's requirements", said Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

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Ambassador Dr Ney with representatives from GLRA (German Leprosy & TB Relief Association) India

Germany supports fight against leprosy and TB relief NGO in India

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, met Indian and German representatives of the German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) on 23rd August.

Participants at the Kolkata Smart Cities Workshop

Smart Cities Workshops in Kolkata, Kochi and Pune

Under the umbrella of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in New Delhi, prominent institutes from Germany and India, will conduct four Indo-German workshops in India that focus on Smart City: Mobility & Infrastructure in the 21st century.

Bundeskanzlerin Merkel, Italiens Premierminister Renzi und französischer Präsidenten Hollande.

Guaranteeing security - upholding European values

"We can see that we have to do more for our internal and external security" in the face of Islamist terrorism and the civil war in Syria, said Chancellor Angela Merkel after her meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and French President François Hollande. Their talks on the island of Ventotene also looked at the future of the EU in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave.

Indo German Energy Forum

7th Indo-German Energy Forum to be held in Berlin

The 7th meeting of the Indo-German Energy Forum will be held on 29th September 2016 in Berlin. The meeting provides an opportunity to develop a common understanding of the most promising opportunities for Indo-German cooperation in the energy sector.

Ceasefire in Syria: hopes of peace rise

Aleppo is a reminder to the world: Seibert

The cries for help of the people in the beleaguered city of Aleppo are a reminder to the world, said German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert.

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World Humanitarian Day celebrated on 19 August

German Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid Bärbel Kofler, issued a statement on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day celebrated on 19th August.

Employment rises in Germany

Employment in Germany rises strongly in Q2 2016

Employment in Germany expanded strongly during the second quarter as solid growth in Europe's biggest economy encouraged businesses to hire.

Indo-German Health Roundtable at the German Embassy

"We are hosting this event as part of the 'International German Forum' of German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel", German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, announced in his opening speech at the 'Indo-German Health Roundtable' held at the German Embassy on 12th August.

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Gamescom, 'world's biggest' video game event, kicks off in Cologne

Gamescom video game trade fair takes over Cologne this week. A major theme will be virtual reality gaming, with Sony planning to preview a new toy. The world's biggest video game trade fair taking place in the German city from 17th until 21st August.

Footballer Lukas Podolski retires from German team

Podolski retires from international football

World Champion Lukas Podolski has retired from the Germany national team. After 129 caps for Die Mannschaft, “Poldi” announced his decision on Facebook at lunchtime on Monday. brings you his statement in full.

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The Embassy, including the Consular Section, will remain closed on Thursday, 8th September, 2016.

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