India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared an immediate initial aid of Rs200,000 ($2,400) to support the families of Indian victims involved in a tragic fire incident in Kuwait. At least 40 Indians were part of the 49 casualties when a building for foreign workers caught fire in Mangaf, Kuwait, on 12th June. Around 50 individuals have been admitted to hospitals, as stated by India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Modi dispatched India's Minister of State for External Affairs, Kirtivardhan Singh, to Kuwait to oversee relief efforts. The Prime Minister reassured the families of the victims from India that 'the Indian embassy in Kuwait is closely observing the situation and collaborating with local authorities to aid the affected individuals'. Additionally, UAE-based entrepreneur M.A. Yusuff Ali pledged financial compensation to the families of some victims of the Kuwait building fire. The Managing Director of Lulu Group of Companies promised a compensation of about Dh22,000 to the families of the victims originating from the southern Indian state of Kerala.