Vande Bharat Mission phase 7 starts today

Travel Bubble arrangements made to bring stranded citizens back to India in the 7th phase of the mission

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has stated that phase 7 of the Vande Bharat Mission will start from Thursday (October 29).

India has been under lockdown since March 25 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The mission aimed at bringing back stranded citizens from foreign countries started on May 6, 2020.

Furthermore, India has facilitated the travel of more than 2.87 million people.

Vande Bharat Mission: 4,056 people returned to India on 28th October 2020; International travel of more than 2.87 million has been facilitated so far.

 

In the previous month, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said 16.45 lakh Indians have been repatriated through different modes of the Vande Bharat Mission till September 30.

Source: DNA webdesk

Shruti. R

Bengaluru