Greater than 6,50,000 Indians stranded overseas as a consequence of coronavirus pandemic have been evacuated, mentioned Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday.
Taking to Twitter, Mr Puri assured that the federal government is making all efforts to facilitate the evacuation of residents who’re stranded overseas and those that wish to fly out.
He mentioned that over 80,000 folks have additionally flown out because the outbreak of the pandemic.
“Govt is making all efforts to facilitate the evacuation of our residents who’re stranded overseas & those that wish to fly out. We have now already introduced again greater than 650Okay residents by way of numerous means & have flown out greater than 80Okay. VBM performs a key position on this endeavour,” Mr Puri tweeted.
“Scenario around the globe is constantly evolving &so are worldwide civil aviation operations. VBM is being ramped up infrequently. We try to deliver again each Indian or fly out those that wish to. I request your understanding & endurance. We’ll cowl every certainly one of you,” he added.
Vande Bharat Mission is being carried out by the Indian authorities to evacuate Indians stranded overseas as a consequence of coronavirus pandemic.
The primary section of the mission commenced on Might 7.