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QUESTION NO.1090 VIDESH BHAWAN IN ALL STATES

December 03, 2021

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1090
TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.12.2021

VIDESH BHAWAN IN ALL STATES

1090. SHRI E.T. MOHAMMED BASHEER:

Will the Minister of External Affairs be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Government has any proposal to establish Videsh Bhawan in all the State capitals as a One stop organization to bring all the subordinate offices of MEA and allied matters under one roof; and

(b) if so, the present status of the said proposal?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) & (b) An integrated office complex of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) was established in Mumbai in August 2017. Four offices of MEA in Mumbai namely (i) Passport Office, (ii) Office of Protector General of Emigrants, (iii) Office of Regional Director of ICCR, and (iv) Branch Secretariat are functioning from the new complex in Mumbai.

Passport Office buildings at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata and Lucknow are under construction / renovation.

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