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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2024: Call for Nominations


Call for nominations is open for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2024. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) awards the Prize to an individual or an NGO for their outstanding civil society action in the defence of human… more ►

Czechia stands in solidarity with Ukraine


February 24, 2024, marks 2 years of Russia´s full scale war against Ukraine. Czechia remains commited to supporting Ukraine as Ukraine belongs to the European family. more ►

Minister Lipavský Started His Indo-Pacific Tour in New Delhi


Minister Lipavsky visited India after one year since his last visit. During his less than 24 hours in New Delhi, Minister Lipavsky met his Indian counterpart External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and attended prestigious geopolitical… more ►

Czechia and India adopt Strategic Partnership on Innovation


On 10 January, the Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic and India, Petr Fiala and Narendra Modi, adopted a Joint Statement for Czechia-India Strategic Partnership on Innovation. The decision was taken after the two Prime Ministers met in… more ►

Visit of Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar in the Czech Republic


Date: 04 June 2022 - 06 June 2022

External Affairs Minister, Government of India, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar visited the Czech Republic from June 4th to 6th, 2022. more ►

Indo-Czech Tourism Gradually Starts Recovering


After almost two years period of enforced interruption caused by Covid-19, the Czech Republic was again represented at an important event dedicated to tourism, when the Embassy of the Czech Republic in… more ►

Conclave on India-Central Europe Partnership


Date: 26 November 2020

Tillotoma Foundation is organizing a video conference on relations between India and Central Europe. more ►

Czech National Day Virtual Reception in India


Date: 28 October 2020

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Delhi organized a Virtual Reception on 28 October 2020 on the occasion of the Czech National Day called officially The Day of the Independent Czechoslovak State. more ►

New Ambassador of India to the Czech Republic


His Excellency Mr. Hemant Harishchandra Kotalwar is new Ambassador-designate of the Republic of India to the Czech Republic. He will replace the previous Ambassador of India, Her Excellency Mrs. Narinder… more ►

Cooperation Between India and the Czech Republic


University studies and postgraduate scholarships paid for by the European Commission are part of the cooperation between India and the Czech Republic, which is continuously supported by the Embassy of the… more ►

Meeting at the Ministry of External Affairs of India


Date: 14 July 2020  Venue: New Delhi

Diplomatic services of the Czech Republic and India remain in close contact even in these coronavirus thriving times with the view to searching the ways and means to promote friendly relations between the… more ►

Czechia - India Bilateral Relations


The relationship between the two nations, Czechia and India has been strengthening every year, enabling growth and giving dimensions for the development of both the countries. Since 1999 to the current… more ►

EU and India to Research on COVID-19


We are pleased to inform you that the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India has committed to co-fund four topics of the European Union research program Horizon 2020 second special call… more ►

Czech Foreign Affairs Minister Tomas Petricek in India


Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomas Petricek visited Republic of India from January 13th to 17th, 2020. On this occasion he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar with other… more ►

Joint Indo-Czech Research Projects


An Indo-Czech call for joint proposals under India-Czech Bilateral Program on Scientific and Technological Cooperation was issued by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) of the Indian Ministry of… more ►

Czechs and Slovaks Celebrated Again Together


Date: 24 September 2019  Venue: New Delhi

On the occasion of the Czech and Slovak National Days the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic held a joint Reception on 24 September 2019. The two countries have had… more ►

Czech and Indian Foreign Ministers Met in New York


Date: 25 September 2019  Venue: New York

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Mr. Tomas Petricek had a productive meeting with External Affairs Minister, Government of India, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in New York on Wednesday,… more ►

Czech V4 Presidency 2019-2020 - Executive Summary


The Czech Republic assumes the Visegrad Group Presidency at a time full of challenges on the national as well as global level. The European Union will enter a new institutional cycle after EP elections. It… more ►

​Czech-Austrian Band "Purple Is the Color" in India


Date: 10 September 2019  Venue: Czech Embassy in Delhi

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi, the Embassy of Austria in New Delhi and Austrian Cultural Forum in New Delhi organize a jazz concert of the Czech-Austrian band PURPLE IS THE COLOR on… more ►

Czech Leaders Congratulate India


Date: 15 August 2019

President Milos Zeman, Prime Minister Andrej Babis and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomas Petricek sent congratulatory telegrams to President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and… more ►

India visited by Director of the Czech Diplomatic Academy


Director of the Diplomatic Academy and the Department of Training from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the former Ambassador to Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates Dr. Věra… more ►

World Premiere: Mahatma Gandhi on Czech Stamp


Date: 25 June 2019  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi

On the occasion of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the birth of Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi, the Czech Republic issued a postage stamp with his portrait. Its author is academic… more ►

Call for Research Projects with Czechia


Date: 18 March 2019 - 31 July 2019

Science and research are again at the forefront of Czech-Indian relations. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic will support joint projects of Czech researchers with India,… more ►

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis in India


Date: 17 January 2019 - 19 January 2019

Accompanied by the Minister of Industry and Trade Ms Marta Novakova and a large business delegation, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic His Excellency Mr Andrej Babis was in India on an official… more ►

100th Anniversary of Establishment of Czechoslovakia


Date: 26 October 2018  Venue: Czech Embassy New Delhi

On Friday, October 26, 2018, the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic, headed by Ambassadors Milan Hovorka and Ivan Lancaric, held a State Reception in honor of the 100th… more ►

Joint Statement of Presidents of India and the Czech Republic


Date: 06 September 2018 - 09 September 2018  Venue: Prague

Joint Statement during the State Visit of the President of India to the Czech Republic more ►

President of India Ram Nath Kovind in the Czech Republic


Date: 06 September 2018 - 09 September 2018  Venue: Prague

Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, arrived on 6th September 2018 in Prague for a State Visit to the Czech Republic. The Head of State is accompanied by Shri Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala… more ►

Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa received new Ambassador of India


Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa received on 20. July 2018 new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India, H.E. Smt. Narinder Chauhan, in connection with the launch of her… more ►

100th Anniversary of the Czechoslovak Army


Date: 23 May 2018  Venue: New Delhi

​Office of the Defence Attaché of the Czech Embassy in New Delhi, led by Brigadier General Milan Schulc, with presence of the Major-General Jaromir Sebesta, ex Commander-in-chief of the Czech Air Force,… more ►

Small Local Projects in India for 2018


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic approved two small local development projects in India for 2018. The total amount of the support of the Czech Government will be 779,153.00 CZK. more ►

Czech Philharmonics Left India Spellbound


Date: 12 January 2018 - 21 January 2018  Venue: Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Kolkata

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi, in cooperation with a group of partner institutions and sponsors from both India and Czechia, organized a concert tour of the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic… more ►

National Day of the Czech Republic


On October 27th, 2017, the Czech Embassy in New Delhi hosted a reception to mark the National Day of the Czech Republic. more ►

Czechia Strengthening Promotional Activities in India


CzechTourism office has been ceremonially inaugurated in Mumbai on September 14th, 2017 by H.E. Milan Hovorka, Czech Ambassador to India, Monika Palatková, Managing Director of CzechTourism, and Vinay… more ►

Mission Accomplished: 16 Visa Application Centres


Date: 01 September 2015 - 31 July 2017

From the beginning of his diplomatic assignment in India Ambassador of the Czech Republic Milan Hovorka had an ambitious plan to open visa application centres as soon as possible in most of the major… more ►

Central Banks mutual Cooperation


Date: 14 June 2017  Venue: Mumbai

The Czech National Bank (CNB) and the Indian Reserve Bank of India (RBI) signed a document in Mumbai on 14 June 2017 regulating the cooperation of central banks in the area of financial market supervision… more ►

Visit of Czech Parliamentarians to India


Date: 30 May 2017 - 02 June 2017  Venue: New Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerela

From May 30 to June 2, 2017, a delegation of the Chamber of Deputies to the Parliament of the Czech Republic led by its first Vice-Chairman, Radkem Vondráček visited India. The general objective of the… more ►

Czech Armed Forces Day Celebrated in New Delhi


Date: 25 May 2017  Venue: New Delhi

Embassy of the Czech Republic, together with the Office of the Defence Attaché in New Delhi, organized a cocktail to commemorate the Day of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic. A minute of silence to… more ►

Visa Application Centre in Pondicherry opened


Date: 08 May 2017  Venue: Pondicherry, Puducherry

On May 8th, 2017 the Czech Republic opened a Visa Application Center in Pondicherry. It is already 13th Visa Application Centre the Czech Republic opened in India. more ►

Two New Visa Applications Centres Opened


Date: 02 March 2017 - 03 March 2017  Venue: Jaipur, Kochi

Two new Czech Republic Visa Application Centres in Jaipur and Kochi were launched on 2nd and 3rd March 2017, respectively to serve the needs of the growing number of Indian visitors to the Czech Republic… more ►

Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Smolek in India


Date: 01 March 2017  Venue: New Delhi

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Legal and Consular Affairs Martin Smolek led Czech delegation during consular consultations between the Czech Republic and the Republic of India, which were held on… more ►

Visit of Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek in India


Date: 18 December 2016 - 20 December 2016  Venue: New Delhi

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomir Zaoralek visited India from 18 to 20 December 2016. During his three days official visit he had a fruiful discussion with Minister of State for… more ►

General Dalbir Singh visited Czechia


Date: 19 September 2016 - 16 September 2016  Venue: Czech Republic

Chief of The Army Staff of India General Dalbir Singh paid the official visit to the Czech Republic between 11 and 16 September 2016 to discuss with the Czech Chief of Defence General Josef Becvar, Deputy… more ►

Czech Republic - India Consultations


Date: 30 June 2016  Venue: New Delhi

On June 30, 2016, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for Security and Multilateral Issues Mr. Ivo Sramek held bilateral security and multilateral consultations in Delhi with Secretary… more ►

New Czech Visa Application Center in Bengaluru


Date: 16 June 2016  Venue: Bengaluru, Central Street No. 1 (Prestige Atrium, 2nd Floor, Level 3, Unit No.302&303)

New Visa Application Center of the Czech Republic has been officially opened on June 16, 2016 in Bengaluru. With the opening of this centre, applicants have no longer to travel to Mumbai or New Delhi to… more ►

Czech Parliamentarians in India


Date: 24 April 2016 - 30 April 2016  Venue: Delhi, Chandigarh, Guraspur, Amritsar, Srinagar, Jammu

Delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Deputies of Parliament of the Czech Republic, led by the its chairman Mr. Karel Schwarzenberg, visited India from 24 to 29 April 2016. The… more ►

Meeting with Travel Agencies


Date: 08 April 2016  Venue: New Delhi

Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi organized in its premises on April 8th 2016 a meeting with over 40 representatives of Indian travel agencies. The topic of the event was support of tourism in… more ►

Czech philharmonics in India after almost 60 years


Date: 23 February 2016 - 29 February 2016  Venue: Mumbai, Kolkata

After 57 years a concert tour of a Czech philharmonic orchestra was organized to India. In Mumbai and Kolkata, The Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic performed in fully sold concert halls under the baton of… more ►

Launch of New Skoda Superb in India


Date: 23 February 2016  Venue: Mumbai

Ambassador Milan Hovorka took part at the unveiling of the all-new SKODA Superb in Mumbai on February 23rd, 2016. On this occasion, Ambassador said that he felt extremely honoured to represent the country… more ►

Ambassador met Commissioner of West Bengal


Date: 31 December 2015  Venue: Delhi

On December 31st, 2015 the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India Mr. Milan Hovorka met the Principal Resident Commissioner of West Bengal Mr RD Meena and Deputy Resident Commissioner Dr Rajesh Kumar to… more ►

Mission of Czech Industrialists in India


Date: 24 November 2015 - 26 November 2015  Venue: Mumbai, Ranchi, Delhi

Mission of Czech industrialists to India has been organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in India on November 24-26, 2015. The mission, led by the Deputy Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech… more ►

Czech volunteers help lepers in India


Date: 25 November 2015  Venue: Ranchi, Jharkhand

Volunteers from the Czech Republic continue tremendous efforts to produce special bandages for people suffering from leprosy in India. Thousands of these bandages have reached India in recent days to be… more ►

European Quartet Road Show 2015


Date: 03 December 2015 - 05 December 2015  Venue: Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai

National tourism promoting organization of countries of the Visegrad Group (i.e. CzechTourism, Slovenská agentúra pre cestovný ruch, Polska OrganizacjaTurystyczna a Magyar Turizmus Zrt) are organizing in… more ►

Ambassador addressed Air Cargo Summit 2015


Date: 20 November 2015  Venue: Delhi

Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India Milan Hovorka delivered his speech at the inaugural session of “Air Cargo Summit – 2015: towards New Horizons” which took place in New Delhi on… more ►

Czech Ambassador met Chief Minister of Rajasthan


Date: 19 November 2015  Venue: Jaipur

Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India, called on the Chief Minister of Rajasthan Smt. Vasundhara Raje on Thursday November 19th at the Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit 2015. more ►

International Conference of Indologists 2015


Date: 21 November 2015 - 23 November 2015  Venue: Delhi, Rashtrapati Bhavan

A renowned Czech Indologist Professor Jaroslav Vacek, who 2 years ago received the Kural Peedam Award from Honourable President Pranab Mukherjee for his contribution to the study of classical Tamil… more ►

Ambassador calls on the Union Minister of Railways


Date: 03 November 2015  Venue: Delhi

The Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India H.E. Milan Hovorka called on the Honourable Minister of Railways of the Government of India, Suresh Prabhu, in New Delhi on November 3rd, 2015 to discuss… more ►

Czech National Day Reception 2015


Date: 30 October 2015  Venue: Czech Embassy New Delhi

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Delhi hosted the National Day Reception in celebration of the 97th anniversary of the founding of independent Czechoslovakia. Over 800 representatives of the Indian… more ►

Czech Food Festival


Date: 04 November 2015 - 07 November 2015  Venue: Hotel Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi

Czech food festival is being held from November 4th to November 7th, 2015 in Hotel Sheraton Saket, New Delhi. The food will be prepared by Mr Rene Mihule, the Czech chef cook from the Radost FX Restaurant… more ►

Ambassador Hovorka presented credentials in India


Date: 28 September 2015  Venue: Delhi, Rashtrapati Bhavan

Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Republic of India Milan Hovorka presented his credentials to the President of India, His Excellency Pranab Mukherjee on Monday, September 28th, 2015. On this… more ►

European Day of Languages in India


Date: 26 September 2015  Venue: Gurgaon, DLF CyberHub

European Day of Languages has been organized on Saturday September 26th, 2015 at DLF CyberHub in Gurgaon not far from Delhi. A lot of activities was going on, including a small concert during which Czech… more ►

New Visa Application Centers in Mumbai and Delhi


Date: 11 September 2015

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi is pleased to announce starting the cooperation with company VFS Global in submitting Schengen Visa applications in India. Visa Application Centre was opened… more ►

Czech Film on "Little Europe" Festival


Date: 07 October 2015  Venue: Delhi, University of Delhi

The film festival "LITTLE EUROPE" will start on Wednesday October 7th, 2015 at University of Delhi. The Czech cinematography will be represented by the best Czech family comedy ever made "I enjoy the world… more ►

Farewell to the Czech Ambassador H.E. Mr. Miloslav Stašek


Diplomatic mandate of H.E. Mr. Miloslav Stašek Ambassador of the Czech Republic accredited to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives has been completed on August 15, 2015. more ►

Visit of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security in India between April 26 and 30, 2015


Delegation of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security of the Senate comprised of the Committee Chairman F. Bublan and senators H. Meziane, P. Kunčar, J. Regéc, Advisor to the Committee P. Fleischmann and interpreter T. Opočenský.… more ►

Visit of Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic J. Mládek in India marked strengthening of economic and trade cooperation


Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Mr. Jan Mládek arrived on the official visit of India on January 28 and 30, 2015. It was the third visit of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic in India since October 2011… more ►

Visit of Ambassador M. Stašek in West Bengal


On the invitation of the Prime Minister of West Bengal Ambassador Miloslav Stašek visited Kolkata between January 6 and 8, 2015, where he participated as one of the main guests at “Bengal Global Business Summit”. On the sidelines of… more ►

Anniversary celebration of the Baťa company welcomed Thomas G.Baťa at the Czech Embassy in Delhi


The Bata company is celebrating several important anniversaries this year: 120 years since the founding of the company, 100 years since the birth of Tomas Jan Bata and 85 years since its launch, and later the production of footwear in India.… more ►