Over 13.70 lakh Indians caught overseas attributable to coronavirus pandemic have to date been repatriated beneath Vande Bharat Mission.
“As of September 10, 13.74 lakh Indians have been repatriated by means of totally different modes beneath this mission and these modes embody Air India fights, non-public and overseas provider, chartered flight and naval ship and land border crossing,” Exterior Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava mentioned on the common media briefing on Thursday.
The Vande Bharat Mission began in early Could to evacuate Indians stranded overseas attributable to coronavirus-induced journey restrictions.
The mission is in its sixth section which can proceed until October 24.
“Part 6 turned operational on September 1 and 1,007 worldwide flights have been scheduled on this section and we anticipate to repatriate two lakh folks,” Mr Srivastava mentioned.
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