High Commission of India now has a dedicated mobile number for emergency calls

The High Commission of India (Singapore) has set up a dedicated mobile number (91729803) for attending to emergency calls from Indian nationals in distress in Singapore during closed holidays and weekends. 

Jawed Ashraf, India’s High Commissioner to Singapore. Photo: Connected to India
Jawed Ashraf, India’s High Commissioner to Singapore. Photo: Connected to India

Any Indian national in need of emergency Consular assistance may call the above number for help.  He/She is advised to provide his/her full particulars and the subject on which the emergency help is sought.

In the event of the mobile phone remaining busy, a text message may be sent which will be responded to quickly, the High Commission announced on its website. 

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Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Writer

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. 

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