VDMA Robotics + Automation in India


Just like China, India is also an important emerging market regarding robotics and automation. Therefore, the association is very much involved with the VDMA offices in India and is locally represented. The Mumbai office branch is responsible for R+A.

Activities of the VDMA Representative Office in India include:

  • Supporting the interests of VDMA member companies by establishing and intensifying business relationships between the VDMA and the Indian Government, both centrally and regionally; contacts to Indian authorities, institutions and relevant trade and professional associations;
  • Assistance for market entry (office-in-office support for India-newcomers, market information and analysis reports)
  • Information on Indian business partners, as well as searching for potential business partners
  • Assisting representatives of German companies with their business trips (e.g. acquiring visas)
  • Quarterly reports (newsletters) about industry in India
  • Networking activities for local members: organization of cross-sectorial events for VDMA members
  • Organisation of tours for Indian and German delegations
  • Marketing / promotional activities: distribution of VDMA publications in India
  • Monitoring trade fair activities: visiting and reviewing trade fairs); support and partnership with AUTOMATICA in India; organization of tours for Indian delegations and journalists


Mrs. Jamly John,
General Manager
German Engineering Federation (VDMA) 
Level 17, DLH Park, Ramlal Compound,
S V Road, Near Goregaon Flyover,
Goregaon (West), Mumbai 400 064
T: +91 22 68181087 / 68181088
Email: jamly.john@vdmaindia.org