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Indian embassy spent KD 44,169.000 to assist Indians in 2013
January 8, 2014, 3:59 pm

For the welfare of Indian Community residing in Kuwait, the Indian Embassy is providing assistance to distressed Indian Workers under the Indian Community Welfare Fund. During the year 2013 the Embassy has incurred expenditure of KD 44,169 for providing assistance to Indian nationals.

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

  1. Boarding and lodging for distressed Indian Workers in domestic sectors (Article 20 visa);
  2. Extending emergency medical care to the Overseas Indians;
  3. Providing air passage to stranded and distressed Overseas Indians; and
  4. 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.         Number of cases during the year 2013 in which Embassy provided air ticket, medical care and contingency travel expenses to the distressed Indian Workers are as under:-


No. of Air tickets

No. of Indian nationals provided contingency/ travel expenses

Destitute workers accommodated in Embassy shelters(male/female)



Destitute Indians (staying outside with relatives/friends/own arrangement)



Assistance provided for repatriation of hospitalized overseas Indian nationals to India.

 10 (6 patients and 4 escorts)



Airlifting of mortal remains to India




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