Berlin, Feb 28, 2017: Indian Embassy in Berlin organised second diaspora event in the weekend, which marked the presence of prominent figures of Indian diaspora as well as several Indian associations. Representatives of 16 student associations also participated.
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The agenda of this event was to deliberate upon various common issues of the states of India and Germany by the Indian associations and arriving at the mechanism for the scope of progress.
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Embassy’s senior officers and consul generals of Hamburg, Munich and Frankfurt along with the ambassador Gurjit Singh also participated in this event.
Indian Embassy’s various initiatives were accentuated in the conference that also incorporated many programmes of MEA, particularly by Overseas India Division.
In order to leverage the talents of Indian professionals and involve them in promotional start ups, Indian embassy has come up with initiatives like IPF (Indian Professional Forum) and Make In IndiaMittelstand (MIIM) and ISG (Indian Students German) portal. The objective of Make In India Mittelstand (MIIM) programme is to bring German companies to invest in India. ISG portal’s aim is to promulgate awareness.
In every two months the e-book chronicling the Embassy’s initiatives and activities will be uploaded on the website of the embassy. The book is chronicled by the Indian ambassador for strengthening the relationship between India and Germany.
Dr. Joachim Oestarheld, a prominent Researcher and Humboldt scholar held a guest lecture in the conference on the contributions of Indians in Germany.
Dr. V. S. Saravanan, University of Bonn spoke about his proposed research study on Indian Diaspora in Germany
Indian National Day Celebration Committee, a prominent association in Berlin articulated about various events undertaken by them in cooperation with the Embassy. The gathering at the conference also witnessed two Indian classical dance programmes exhibited by Ms. Elina Mullick (Kathak) and Ms. Janani Suresh (Bharatanatyam).
– prepared by Sabhyata Badhwar of NewsGram. Twitter: @SabbyDarkhorse