Possibility of Cooperation in Skills Development, Potential Areas and Renewable Energy Cooperation

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Possibility of Cooperation in Skills Development

  • India has a young population and human resource needs to be developed

  • Germany has a dual vocational training system where the students are taught for two days a week and they work in the industry for next three days.

  • In 2008, the German and Indian Governments set up a bilateral working group on Vocational Education and Training (VET).

  • Germany is world’s second largest exporter (after China)

  • Part of G-4

  • India-Germany non-permanent members of UNSC right now

  • 2011 is the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Germany

Potential Areas

  • Technology

  • Education

Renewable Energy Cooperation

  • Germany promotes investments in renewable energy by providing sustainable financing through the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)

  • In Anta, a 15 MW solar thermal power station is being established by NTPC with help from Germany

Germany and India

Infinite opportunities – a 15 month long collaborative celebration marking the 60 years of Indo-German diplomatic relations began from Sept 2011.

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