Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait. Phone: 22530600, 22530612 - 14 Fax: 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902
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Indian community welfare fund (ICWF)

Indian Embassy has been providing assistance to distressed Indian nationals in Kuwait by providing air-tickets (on case to case basis) and token financial assistance of US $ 40 to each person for repatriation. Further, seriously ill Indian nationals are sent to India on either stretcher or wheel chair. The transportation of mortal remains is also provided.

2. During calendar year 2016, Embassy has provided air-tickets, medical care and contingency travel expenses etc., to the distressed Indian nationals in Kuwait out of the ICWF, as under:


Description of services provided under ICWF

Number of beneficiaries

Expenditure
(KD)

Cost of air-tickets to destitute workers

154

 11,327.00

Total Financial Assistance provided to distressed workers for their travel from Airport to hometown

423

   5,349.00

Expenditure on airlifting of patients

 14

   2,723.00

Expenditure on airlifting of mortal remains to India

 40

   5,456.00

Miscellaneous services

 03

      169.00

Total

        634

 25,024.00

Kuwait
12. April .2017


Address: Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait.
Consular Services working hours: 7.30 AM. to 4.30 P.M (Sunday to Thursday),
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Telephone Numbers: (00-965) 22530600, 22530612 - 14
Fax Number: (00-965) 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902

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