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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The Embassy team and its tasks


I. Shri Sunil Jain, Ambassador
His objective is to strengthen and deepen further the friendly ties between India and Kuwait and to attend to the welfare of 9.2 lakh members of Indian community in Kuwait. He supervises all work relating to political, economic & commercial, community welfare, consular/ passport/ visa, administration, press & information and culture.

Telephone Numbers
Office :22543000
Mobile :97203636

E-mail : amboffice@indembkwt.org
He is closely assisted by:-


(i) Shri Ashok Kumar Sahoo, (Personal Assistant to Ambassador)
(Tel No. 22543000 )

E-mail : amb.kuwait@mea.gov.in amboffice@indembkwt.org psamb@indembkwt.org

(ii) Mr. Abdulla Kollorath, Social Secretary,
(Tel No.22561276 & Mobile: 66577835)
E-mail : ambss@indembkwt.org


II. Shri Shubashis Goldar, Deputy Chief of Mission, HOC and Appellate Authority
He supervises the work relating to Administration, Establishment, Consular, Visa & Labour Wings.
He is also the Appellate Authority under the Right to Information Act.
Telephone Numbers :
Office : 22510891
Mobile : 97229942

E-mail : dcm.kuwait@mea.gov.in; hoc.kuwait@mea.gov.in; dcm@indembkwt.org;
He is assisted by:-


(i) Mrs. Rajni Verma, Attache/ PS
Office : 22510891



(ii) Miss Hend I.K. Shiha, Interpreter
(Tel No. 22530600 Extn.215; e-mail: trsec@indembkwt.org)
Translation of all types of incoming and outgoing Notes Verbale from Arabic to English and vice versa and assist Visa / Labour / Consular Wings for interpretation; Preparation of documents for Visa, Residency, ID cards, Driving License, Registration of Cars for Embassy Officers and Custom papers etc. or any other work may be specified by the HOC / Administration. Translation work for all Wings, as required.


(iii) Mr. Azizur Rahman, Interpreter
(Tel No. 22530600 Extn.215; e-mail: trsec@indembkwt.org)
Preparing Daily Press Round-up (of 13 Arabic Newspapers received in Embassy). Screening of Arabic Magazines and putting up a report. Weekly analysis of the press coverage in the Arabic Newspapers about India or bilateral relations. Compilation of bilateral issues and other topics required by FS(Pol)/SS(Pol).


Mrs. Anita Chatpalliwar, Attache(Labour)
She deals with attestation of work agreements of private sector workers (Visa 18) and complaints of private sector workers (Visa 18).

Telephone Numbers:
Office :22530409 Mob: 97264247
E-mail : attachelabour@indembkwt.org

  Shri Amresh Kumar, Assistant Section Officer (Labour II)
He also deals with attestation of work agreements of private sector workers (Visa 18) and complaints of private sector workers (Visa 18)..

Telephone Numbers:
Office :22562151, 22530600 Ext. 234
Mob: 65051925
E-mail : attachelabour@indembkwt.org

  Shri Ashish Misra, Junior Secretariat Assistant (Labour I)
He deals with matters relating to domestic workers (Visa 20)..

Telephone Numbers:
Office : 22573902, 22530600 Ext. 235
Mob: 65051925
E-mail : labour@indembkwt.org



Mr. Arvind Srivastava, Assistant Consular Officer (Visa)
22530600 Extn-279, MOBILE-99303056
He deals with visa related matters of foreign nationals which includes scrutinizing and processing the Visa applications


Mr. D.K. Tripathi, Assistant Consular Officer (Visa)
22530600 Extn-235
He deals in OCI cards, Surrender and Renunciation Certificates and Visa.


Shri Sanjeev Saklani - Attache (Consular/Education)
He deals with Passport, Attestation and other Consular services like Registration of marriages and births; Power of Attorneys and attestation of various Consular documents.
He also deals with matters pertaining to Indian Schools affiliated to CBSE. Conducting of examination at Indian Universities offering distance education.
Telephone Numbers:
Office : 22530600 Extn-232
Mobile : 97295728  
E-mail : sscons@indembkwt.org, attachecons@indembkwt.org; education@indembkwt.org



III Shri Krishan Kumar Pahel, First Secretary (POL/CA/CW)

  • He is responsible for work relating to:
    India-Kuwait bilateral relations at political level.
    Registration and co-ordination with various Indian Associations. Issues relating to Indian Community schools of Kuwait. He deals with the work relating to community welfare, such as, cases pertaining to Indian expatriates undergoing jail sentences or detained in Deportation/Detention centres are looked after by him. The travel document/facilitation, medical emergency/ death case for destitute Indians are dealt by him. Reports of thefts, robberies, assault & damages to property of Indian nationals are to be brought to his notice.
    He is the Community Welfare Officer dealing with death cases, issuing of Emergency Certificates and Registration of Deaths.
    He is also the Chief Public Information Officer under RTI Act.
    Telephone Numbers :
    Office : 22533315
    Mobile : 97229948
    E-mail : political@indembkwt.org

  • Shri Yashwant Chatpalliwar, Second Secretary (Political)

  • He is responsible for work relating to India-Kuwait bilateral relations at political level.
    He is also the Public Information Officer under RTI Act.

  • Telephone Numbers :
    Office : 22523304
    Mobile : 97229915
    E-mail : pol.kuwait@mea.gov.in


    Shri Deo Bansh Roy Bachchan,Assistant Section Officer (Political)
    (Tel No. 22543000 & Mobile No.97229913)

    E-mail : amboffice@indembkwt.org


    Mr. B.K. Sinha, Assistant Community Welfare Officer

    Deals with cases relating to Jails, detention centres, deportation centre, hospitals and processing of their complaints. He also takes up legal cases of Indians and locals, who come to the Embassy with complains against Indian expatriates, theft, drug, mobile fraud cases & other miscellaneous community welfare matters.

    Telephone Numbers:
    Office :22562037 (Direct) 22530600-Extn-237
    Mobile :97291468
    E-mail : welfare@indembkwt.org



    Ms. G. Lavanya, Local staff member

    Deals with registration of Deaths. Liaison with employer/sponsor of the deceased for completion of local formalities for transportation of the mortal remains to India. She is in touch with local authorities for identification of the unclaimed dead bodies and is responsible for giving updates on death cases to family members & relatives. The compensation related cases are also looked after by her.



    Mr. Mohammad Ashfaq Durrani, Local Staff member
    Visits to male and female deportation centres for issue of travel documents, to expedite procedures for deportation of Indians under detention, visits to detention centres (Duaral Azam) for issue of travel documents to Indians under custody, meet Indians under detention and issuing Emergency certificates to Indian detainees for their repatriation.


    Mr. Mujib Kollarath, Local Staff member
    22530600 Extn-243, Mobile-97610246
    He deals with Immigration Offices, Police stations, Air Lines. He goes to Central Mortuary for collecting the list and identifying unclaimed dead bodies of Indian nationals and also to get clearance for despatch of mortal remains to India or local burial as per the wishes of the family members of the deceased.


    Shri Sajan Varghese, Local Staff member
    22530600 Extn-223, Mobile-99896053
    Hospital visits for meeting the patients (destitutes) and deals with hospital authorities, and family members of the patient to make arrangements for repatriation of patients to India.



    (V) Shri Anup Singh, Attache (COM)

    He deals with trade enquiries, trade and commercial disputes, circulation of tender from India and Kuwait, trade exhibitions, fairs, seminars, buyers-seller meets, attestation of commercial documents, handling visits of trade and commercial delegation from India and Kuwait. Co-operation in the field of hydrocarbon, investment, double taxation, science & technology, medial and liaison with the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Oil, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Finance, etc. for various bilateral engagements.

    Telephone Numbers:
    Office : 22528358
    Mobile : 97229917
    E-mail : sscom@indembkwt.org; commercial@indembkwt.org; com.kuwait@mea.gov.in



    VI. Colonel Gurpal Singh, Defence Attache based in Riyadh
    He is responsible for promoting Defence relations between Kuwait and India.
    Contact details : 00966-1-4884038 (O), 00966-1-4809519 (FAX), 00966-1-4884951 (R), Mobile-0096654429559 & Mail ID-def.riyadh@mea.gov.in

    Air India has a rich mix of wide and narrow body aircrafts ranging from Boeing 747, Dreamliners, Airbus 320 to smaller CRJ-700 aircrafts. It has a wide network flying to 31 international and 59 domestic destinations over 4 continents. It connects many more destinations through code-share arrangements with various airlines.
    LIC (international) BSC(c) is a subsidiary of LIC of India, a corporation established through an act of Gov. of India. LIC(International) started its activities in Kuwait in the year 1996 through its chief agent M/S.Warba Insurance Co.SAK, later in the year 2006, expanded by opening the marketing office of M/S.Warba Insurance Co.SAK, at Fahaheel.
    Jet Airways, is India’s premier international airline and was founded in 1993. Over the years Jet Airways has constantly endeavoured to give the world a world-class airline and has been recognised and honoured constantly for this.
    The Oriental Insurance Company Limited is one of the 4 Public Sectors (Government) Insurance Company’s of India, one of the four giants in Insurance World of India. Since, 1947 Oriental is underwriting a large number of risks starting from cattle to space, through its more than 1000 Offices in India.
    New India Assurance Co Ltd, is a 100 % Govt of India owned multinational General Insurance Company operating in 27 countries and headquartered at Mumbai, India. Our global business crossed Rs.16000 Cr.
    TCIL, a prime engineering and consultancy company, is a wholly owned Government of India Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of the Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India.