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KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities

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Dubai: Karnataka NRI Forum, UAE President Praveen Kumar Shetty called the first meeting on April 14 evening at Fortune Plaza Hotel, Al Ghusais Dubai with the representatives of various communities of Karnataka, residing in the UAE.

The meet was to provide a brief regarding the registration process of NRK Card, for the people of Karnataka which will be issued by the Government of Karnataka and also to create awareness on the facilities available with the card.

KNRI Forum UAE, a governmental body for Kannadigas in UAE, had been inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramiah in April last year in April at the Indian Consulate Auditorium in Dubai. Praveen Kumar Shetty, Chairman of Fortune Group of Hotels was elected as the first President of this body.

Present at the meeting, held under Praveen Kumar Shetty’s leadership yesterday were General Secretary Prabhakar Ambalthere, Vice President’s Ganesh Rai and M.E. Moolur.

The briefing, on the facilities available at the Indian Consulate for all Indians in respect of any issues or grievances faced by our Citizens was made on the basis of the press release made by the Consulate General of India Dubai, Indian Community Welfare Fund Committee Member N. Mohan.

President Praveen Shetty gave detailed information on the KNRI Forum UAE body registration process with Karnataka NRI Forum, permission process, registration for members and providing the NRK Card for the members in the meet.

General Secretary Prabhakar Ambalthere shared information regarding the facilities(mentioned below) available in the NRK Card.

  • Life Insurance for KNRI’s.
  • Prioritized swift facility available in any of Governmental offices in the District where the card holder belongs to.
  • Loan facility and reasonably reduced interest rates in the State Government recognized banks.
  • Around Rupees 2 Lakhs grant for those Family back home, whose KNRI Members, in case meets with an tragic accident or faces unforeseen accidental death, during their annual vacation in their home city.
  • Governmental support for those KNRI’s who opt to start any new business in Karnataka State.
  • Support from Government for those KNRI’s who return from overseas after job loss.
  • Facility in training and re-locating home will be provided by the government.
  • Special discount in State Hospitals will be provided for the NRK Card holders.
  • Tax Free facility for those KNRI’s who do or conduct Social Service back home.
  • Special pricings for KNRI’s who opt to stay in Hotels near Tourist places.

Later, Joint Secretary Deepak Somashekar explained the online registration process for NRK Card and briefed that only those persons who falls in the below criteria can register for the card.

  • Minimum 6 months stay in UAE required in the Visa validity.
  • Passport size photo in digital file should be uploaded.
  • Only Digital Indian Passport with home address should be uploaded.

Once the registration process is complete, an email confirmation will be delivered to the applicant and the NRK card will be delivered in few days’ time.

A question and answer session followed thereafter and all queries raised were answered promptly.

Vice Presidents of KNRI Forum UAE, Harish Sherigar, Dr. Kaup Mohammed, Treasurer Sadan Das, Joint Secretary Noel Almeida and other Committee Members were present during the meeting. Leaders of various Kannadiga Associations in UAE present at the meeting promised that they would request all their members to get registered with the Forum.

KNRI Forum UAE, Vice President B.K. Ganesh Rai conducted the meeting and shared some of the important information’s one need to know.

Joint Secretary M.E. Moolur rendered the vote of thanks.

KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities
KNRI forum holds meet to brief Kannadigas on NRK card regn, facilities

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