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Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure Strengthens Trade through Cooperation on Safe and Secure Products

The seventh annual meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure took place on 16th and 17th January 2020 in New Delhi. Germany and India established the Working Group in 2013 to strengthen their economic and technical cooperation

Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) Together: New Indo-German Publication

The Indo-German discussion paper “Securing the Internet of Things Together” was released at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure on 16 January 2020 in New Delhi. The discussion paper was developed

Germany Key Partner at India’s 6th National Standards Conclave

A delegation from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) participated in the 6th National Standards Conclave organised by the Department of Commerce (DoC) of the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Confederation

CEN-CENELEC and India discuss the Role of International Standards in facilitating Global Trade

Trade and technologies are not limited to regional and national boundaries. International standards can facilitate global trade and the spread of new technologies by effectively removing technical

German Stakeholders Proposed Cooperation Topics to Reduce Market Access Challenges ahead of Working Group Meeting in India

More than 30 representatives from industry associations and companies, standardisation bodies, and subordinate government organisations came together on 15 November to discuss next year’s topics and

Indo-German dialogue on role of Standards Developing Organisations intensified: Indian delegation visits Berlin and Frankfurt

To achieve the vision “one nation - one standard”, the Indian government is encouraging more than 50 Standards Developing Organisations (SDOs) to engage more actively in standards development

Bringing Innovations to Market: Students exhibit innovative solutions to MSME problems at the ‘Innovate to Lead - Innovation camp’ in Aurangabad

The excitement at GIZ’s ‘Innovate to Lead - Innovation Camp’ at MGM’s Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College campus in Aurangabad

MSME Innovation Summit 2019 – Celebrating a fresh outlook to innovation

Boosting the transformation of ideas into innovations, the Programme for Modernisation and Innovation Promotion in Micro, Small and Medium-Sized 

Creating a Job-Ready Workforce: Indo-German Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in cooperation with 

Indo-German Technical Cooperation in the Automotive Sector: Experts discuss successes and opportunities

More than 35 experts and representatives from government, industry and technical institutions came together in New Delhi for an exchange

Enhancing the Role of Standards Developing Organisations in India

To ensure a coordinated and harmonised formulation of standards, Standards Developing Organisations (SDOs) shall play a stronger role in India’s

Transforming the skill ecosystem in Maharashtra: The Government of Maharashtra facilitates GIZ skills project

On the occasion of the World Youth Skills Day 2019, Mr. Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar, Honourable Minister of Labour & Skill Development, Govt. of

Fostering Women Entrepreneurship in India: Analysis of Value Chains

To achieve a sustainable economic growth in India and create more jobs, women must play a greater role in

Visit of the German Ambassador to the Bhiwadi TVET Cluster

India is one of the fastest growing economies of today. To sustain its growth trajectory, an efficient skill

German Industry Discusses Market Access Concerns at Roundtable in New Delhi

German industry representatives came together to discuss technical market access challenges in India.

Meeting India’s electric mobility needs : charging infrastructure and battery standards

More than 30 Indian and German standardisation experts and industry representatives discussed

India and Germany discuss new topics for cooperation on standardisation

The first Indo-German Standardisation Forum took place in New Delhi on July 12th. More than 60

Ensuring Data Protection Across Borders: Indo-German Cooperation on Certification

Experts from Germany and India discussed in an expert exchange the future cooperation on data protection certification on..

Cooperative VET models: Bridging the Skill Gap in India to Boost Employability

To capitalise on its growing demographic dividend, India needs to equip its youth with the right set of skills. With this aim in mind, the Indo-German...

Securing the Internet of Things: Indo-German Exchange on Standards and Certification

Around 30 participants from the government, subordinate organisations, and the private sector discussed the role of standards and..

New Skills for New Technologies: Successful Measures Form the Ground for a pan-India Replication

Today, India needs more than ever an effective cooperative vocational education and training (VET) system so..

Launch of three pivotal studies related to labour employment and skill development for the Government of Karnataka

With the aim to base its skill development policy on a comprehensive understanding of the labour market and qualification situation in..

Alliance for Integrity's Advisory Group India held its 1st meeting in 2019

The Alliance for Integrity convened its 1st Advisory Group Meeting of 2019 on February 27 in New Delhi. The meeting commenced with..

Building an Effective Skill System in India: Private Sector-Led Pilot Measures Forms the Ground for Policy Guidance

With the evolving dynamics of the job market around the globe, India needs qualified..

India Discusses Road Ahead for its Quality Infrastructure

The Special Standards Conclave organised by the Indian Department of Commerce (DoC) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) took place on..

Promoting Socially Responsible Business to enrich the MSME landscape

The MSMEs are strong pillars of India’s growing economy. They are the engines of economic development due to their contribution towards job..

Sixth Annual Meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure

The sixth annual meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure took place on 17 and 18 January 2019 in Berlin. Germany and..

Highlighting the role of apprenticeships in India through the Skill Connect Roadshow

India’s workforce is growing, and a skilled workforce is essential for its growth. Apprenticeships are increasingly..

Driving Growth of Women-Owned Enterprises: Experiences and Way Forward

Women economic development is a key to achieve an inclusive and sustainable rural development. However, the incidence of women-owned enterprises..

Strategy Workshop for Incubation Services

Incubation plays an important role in the development of new business ventures in order to stimulate and support economic growth. The need for innovation..

Women Economic Empowerment Launches two Studies at The Sankalp Global Summit

With the vision of providing a better livelihood to three billion people living around the world with limited access to basic services, the Aavishkaar..

Skilling India in a Digital Age: Dialogue between the public and private actors on enhancing the Indian TVET system

More than 250 million young people are expected to join the Indian workforce in the next 15 years. At the same time, the Indian labor market and..

Driving Innovation in MSMEs: GIZ and MCCIA sign a MoU with Tata Technologies at Innovation Conclave in Pune

The Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)..

Strengthening Market Surveillance in India: Indo-German Working Group Workshop held in Delhi

The question how to strengthen market surveillance is of rising importance in India. In June 2018, the Indian government released the..

Consultation workshop on ‘Promoting Women Entrepreneurs and Women Start-ups in India’ in Karnataka

GIZ and Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship (CWE) jointly held a consultation workshop on November 2, 2018 at Taj Vivanta, Bangalore for the..

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