Community Affairs

The Community Affairs Wing of the CGI, Dubai was established in August 2010

  • To coordinate with the Indian associations in Dubai and the northern Emirates as well as to assist Indians lodged in the prisons of Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
  • To deal with Consular matters relating to Indian nationals lodged in the prisons of Dubai and Northern Emirates (except Sharjah).

Prison Visits

Officers from the CGI, Dubai regularly visit prisons in Dubai and the Northern Emirates to enquire about the welfare of the Indian inmates. Visits to prisons in Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm Al Quwain are usually done once a month. Prisons in Dubai and Sharjah are visited on a weekly basis. The CGI facilitates the repatriation of released prisoners by issuing Emergency Certificates (if they don’t have a valid passport) after verifying their whereabouts in India. Contact number at the Consulate, for prison matters is 00-971-50-9433111.

Number of Indians inmates in Prisons of Dubai and Northen Emirates

Name of the Emirate Number of Indians
Dubai 630
Sharjah 195
Ajman 82
Ras Al Khaimah 45
Fujairah 51
Umm Al Quwain 14

(As on July 1, 2012)


NAME Contact Number E mail Emirate
Ms Laila Qassim 0507154340 Dubai
Mr Kunhammad 0504659965 Dubai
Mr Jatinder Singh 0555309686 sarbatdabhala11( Dubai
Mr C.P. Mathew 0503090506 Dubai
Ms Parminder Gauri 0554527634 pqouri › Dubai
Mr Ashraf Tammarasseri 0553886727 Dubai
Mrs Kusum Chedda 0502953432 Dubai
Mr Sree Hari P.K. 0507866591 Sharjah
Mr Baldeep Sian 0555100284 Sharjah
Mr Gopa Kumar 0553448873 Ras at Khaima
Mr Gokul Chand Grover 0558869204 Ras at Khaima
Mr C.M. Bashir 0507768100 Umm al Quwain
Mr Hashim Koya Thangal 0503901330 Fujairah
Mr Raghu P.R 0504203464 Indianassociation1632@› Ajman
Ms Uma Ram P 0504675876 Dubai
Mr Mohammed Khomusi 0506502349 Dubai
Mr Shabbir Kurawadwala 0556450093 Dubai

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