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‘Indian students pursuing higher studies need to register themselves on MADAD’

Embassy provides details on ICWF

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi has in July 2016, launched a Student Registration Module on MADAD (Consular Services Management System) to have a centralized database of Indian students who are pursuing their higher studies in foreign colleges and universities abroad. This database is to help Indian Missions and Posts in contacting and interacting with Indian students studying in foreign countries.

There are number of Indian students who are pursuing their higher studies in different universities in Kuwait. Embassy of India would like to encourage these students to voluntarily register themselves on MADAD portal at https://portal1.madad.gov.in/ AppConsular/welcomeLink. This database will help Embassy in communicating with Indian students and disseminating information on policies and programmes of government of India from time to time while remaining in close contact.

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 $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. 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

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