2017 was a great year for the Norwegian mission in India. The Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai closely worked with Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi, Innovation Norway South and Southeast Asia and Norwegian Business Association India within its consular jurisdiction, covering Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa, to promote Norwegian commercial interests in areas of sustainable utilization of ocean resources, oil and gas and maritime sector.
The Consulate General in Mumbai to...ok special initiatives to increase its engagement with Indian society through many grassroots initiatives. This included its active involvement in Clean up Versova Beach drive undertaken by well-known lawyer and social activist Afroz Shah. In October, Jotun Paints India, Norwegian biggest paint company, joined hands with Mumbai First and Making A Difference (MAD) foundation to give 35 Mumbai suburban railway stations a makeover. We supported the work of Norwegian artisits in India including Henrik Ibsen and Ila Arun as part of our cultural diplomacy initiatives.
The Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai will continue to act as a platform for cultural projects, tourism and business in days to come and contribute to the close cooperation between Norway and India.
Wishing everyone a great new year ahead. Happy New Year 2018!