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Indian embassy extends help worth KD 10,000 to distressed Indian nationals
April 22, 2014, 6:00 pm
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For the welfare of Indian Community residing in Kuwait, the Indian Embassy has been providing financial assistance to distressed Indian Workers from the Indian Community Welfare Fund. During the period January- March 2014, the Embassy has incurred expenditure of KD 7,302.970 plus US $ 10,000/- for providing assistance to Indian nationals.

2.         The Embassy has been providing the following services in most demanding cases:

i.        Boarding and lodging for distressed Indian Workers in domestic sectors (Article 20 visa);
ii. Extending emergency medical care to the Overseas Indians;
iii.  Providing air passage to stranded and distressed Overseas Indians; and
iv.      Expenditure on incidentals and for airlifting the mortal remains to India of the deceased Overseas Indians in cases where the sponsor is unable or unwilling to do so as per the contract and the family is also unable to meet the cost.

3.     The number of cases during the period January-March 2014 in which Embassy provided air ticket, medical care and contingency travel expenses to the distressed Indian Workers are as under :

                                               (Period January –March 2014)

Description

No. of workers received assistances

Amount (in KD)

Amount (in US$)

Air-tickets provided to destitute workers accommodated in Embassy shelters(male/female)

68

KD 3,395/-

 

No. of Indian nationals provided contingency/ travel expenses

257

KD 1573.870

US $ 10,000/-

Airlifting of hospitalized Indians + Escorts

1 + 2

KD 834/-

 

Airlifting of mortal remains to India

8

KD 1,315/-

 

Basic amenities to female jail inmates

13

KD 65/-

 

Miscellaneous expenses (Photos for Emergency Certificate) etc. 

 

KD 120.100

 

Total

349

KD 7,302.970

US $ 10,000/-

 

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