All Indian nationals who come to Malawi for employment purpose on Work Permit/TEP/Project visa are requested to kindly register their full details with the High Commission, initially through the website link:
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The Ministry of External Affairs has established the Indian Community Welfare Fund in 74 Indian Missions across the world. Provided herewith are details of the Programme, which is also being run by the Embassy of India, Lilongwe, so that these could be shared appropriately with the Indian Community.

The Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) is aimed at providing “on site” welfare service on a means-tested basis in the most deserving cases, including:

  1. Boarding and lodging for distressed overseas Indian Workers in household/domestic Sectors and unskilled labourers:

  2. Extending emergency medical care to overseas Indians in need:

  3. Providing air passage to stranded overseas Indian in need:

  4. Providing initial legal assistance to overseas Indians in deserving cases: and

  5. Expenditure on incidentals and for airlifting the mortal remains to Indian or local cremation/burial of deceased oversweas Indians in such cases where a sponsor is unable or unwilling to do so as per the contract and the family is unable to meet the cost.

The details of the nodal officer to contact in cases that might require access to the ICWF are:

Shri Anil Kumar

Second Secretary (HOC)

Phone + 265-1750014

E. mail: