PASSPORT is a very important documents & must be taken with care. Be in India or Abroad, So to be on safer side one must Keep a scan copy of Passport on Mail for any emergency.
While abroad losing a Passport could not be any thing less than worst nightmare, as it the only Proof of Identity & citizenship in Abroad.
The Lost or stolen of Passport must be reported immediately to the concern authority
⇒ Incase Indian Passport is Lost or Stolen in India it should be immediately reported to the nearest Police Station, file report & Get acknowledgement.
⇒ Incase Indian Passport is Lost or Stolen abroad it should be immediately reported to Indian Mission.
Once Report is done, One must apply for the re-issue of passport with Reason Lost / Stolen of Passport.