Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF-SO) wins the CBIP Award 2018 for Excellence in Capacity Building and Training

Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF), was conferred with CBIP Award 2018 for Excellence in Capacity Building and Training for providing state-of-art, specialised training with innovative approach to training and creating a pool of committed and competent professionals equipped with appropriate technical skills to steer the Indian Power Sector. The award was received by Mr. Anil Kumar Bellary, Co-Director, Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF) Support Office, New Delhi on behalf of the Indian and German Co-Chairs of the several subworking groups under the IGEF, Dr. Wolfram Klein, JS S. Selvakumar, Mr. Wolfdieter Boehler and JS Aniruddha Kumar who had initiated the innovative training programs.

Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF) provides a dialogue platform for high-level policy makers, financial institutions, industry and research organizations to deepen and enhance the bilateral cooperation for the energy transition in Germany and India. Prime Minister Modi and Chancellor Merkel underlined the importance of the Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF) during the fourth Inter-Governmental Consultations between India and Germany in Berlin, 2017.

Since its establishment in 2006, the Indo-German Energy Forum has successfully intensified Indo-German Cooperation in the areas of energy security, energy efficiency and renewable energies, investment in energy projects as well as collaborative research and development. India and Germany share the concern of adapting energy systems to limit Green House Gas Emissions, while respecting the internationally accepted principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities".