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 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 : psamb@indembkwt.org
 

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

E-mail : amboffice@indembkwt.org
 

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

 

II. Shri Shubashis Goldar, Deputy Chief of Mission and Chief Public Information Officer
He supervises Consular and Labour Wings dealing with domestic & private sector workers in the industrial sector. He is also the Chief Public Information Officer under the Right to Information Act and deals with visa services relating to foreign nationals.
Telephone Numbers :
Office : 22510891
Mobile : 97229942

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

 

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

 

 

(i) Mrs. Anita Chatpalliwar, Attache(Labour-ll)
Attestation of work agreements of private sector workers (Visa 18) Complaints of private sector workers (Visa 18)

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

 

 

(iii) Mr. Arvind Srivastava, Assistant Consular Officer (Visa), 22530600 Extn-279, MOBILE-99303056

He deals with Visa realted matters of foreign nationals which includes scrutinizing and processing the Visa applications.

Administration Wing

 

III Shri Yashwant Chatpalliwar, SS (HOC)

  • He deals with administration wing of the Embassy & looks after the establishment work including maintenance and upkeep of the Embassy and Residences. He is also the Public Information Officer under RTI Act.

  • Telephone Numbers :
    Office : 22523304
    Mobile : 97229915
    E-mail : hoc@indembkwt.org

     

    He is assisted by:-

     

    (i) Shri Sanjeev Saklani - Attache (Admn/Education)
    Matters pertaining to Indian Schools affiliated to CBSE.
    Conducting of examination at Indian Universities offering distance education.
    He deals with administration wing of the Embassy. He also looks after the establishment work including maintenance/upkeep of the Embassy and Residences.
    Telephone Numbers:
    Office : 22527246, 22513498
    Mobile : 97295728  
    E-mail : admin@indembkwt.org

    Consular Wing

     

    IV Shri K.K. Pahel, FS (Consular, Community)

  • (1) He deals with Passport, Attestation, and other Consular services like Registration of marriages and births.
  • (2) Deals with Power of Attorneys and attestation of various Consular documents.
  • (3) Registration and co-ordination with various Indian Associations.

  • Telephone Numbers :
    Office : 22533315
    Mobile : 97229948
    E-mail : sscons@indembkwt.org

     

     

    (ii) Mr. D.K. Tripathi, Assistant Consular Officer (Visa), 22530600 Extn-235

    He deals in OCI cards, Surrender and Renunciation Certificates and Visa.
     

     

    (iii) Miss Hend I.K. Shiha, Interpreter

    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;
     

     

    (iv) Mr. Azizur Rahman, Interpreter

    Preparing Daily Press Roundup (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 SS(Pol/Com);

    V. Dr. Sushil Kumar, Second Secretary (Political and Economic & Commercial )
    He is responsible for work relating to India-Kuwait bilateral relations at political level. 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, medical 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 : 22533125
    Mobile : 97229918
    E-mail : political@indembkwt.org

     

     

    (i) Shri B.S. Bisht, Attache (Political & Commercial)

    He also 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, medical and liaison with the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Oil, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Finance, etc. for various bilateral engagements. He assists in preparation of weekly/monthly reports.

    Telephone Numbers:
    Office : 22528358
    Mobile : 97229917
    E-mail : sscom@indembkwt.org

     

    VI. Shri A K Srivastava, SS (PIC/Community Welfare)
    He deals with press related work, interaction with journalists, looking after Embassy Library and issuing books to schools and colleges, organizing Cultural Events etc.
    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. Telephone Numbers:
    Office : 22531716
    Mobile : 97229914
    E-mail : ssinfo@indembkwt.org, sspic@indembkwt.org

     

     

    (i) Mr. B.K. Sinha, Assistant Community Welfare Officer, Mobile-97291468

    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

     

     

    (iii) Mr. Mohammad Ashfaq Durrani, Local Staff member, Mobile-66680031

    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.
     

     

    (iv) Mr. Mujib Kollarath, Local Staff member, 22530600 Extn-243, Mobile-97610246

    Hospital visits for meeting the patients (destitutes) and deals with hospital authorities, Immigration Offices, Police stations, Air Lines and family members of the patient to make arrangements for repatriation of patients to India. 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.

     

    VII. 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
     

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    P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait
    Phone:22530600 , 22530612 - 14

    Fax +965 2525811


    Embassy working hours:
    08:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs
    Consular section working day:
    Sunday - Thursday
    Working Hours

    Service

    Issue of Token

    Submission

    Delivery

    Affidavit/
    Attestation

    07:30 to 12:00 &
    14:00 to 15:30

    07:45 to 13:00 &
    14:00 to 16:00

    * Normally 45 minutes after submission of document

    Passport

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    Visa

    Indian Passport & Visa Service Centre

    Sharq
    Behbahani Tower, 17th Floor,
    Sharq, Kuwait
    Call : 22440392
    Passport Collection : 22440393

    Fahaheel

    Complex Kais Alghanim, 4th Floor,
    Mecca Street in front of Al Anood Complex,
    Fahaheel, Kuwait
    Call : 22909229

    Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

    2nd Floor, Jleeb Al Shuyoukh Block 1,
    Street 1, Xcite building, Kuwait
    Call : 24342428

    Application submission and Passport collection between 08:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs in first half and 16:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs in second half from Sunday through Thursday and between 16:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs on Fridays and Saturdays.
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