New Delhi, Mar 06: Below ‘Operation Ganga’ to rescue Indian residents, 2135 Indians have been introduced again in the present day by 11 particular civilian flights from Ukraine’s neighbouring international locations, the federal government stated in a press release. With this, greater than 15,900 Indians have been introduced again since February 22.
Of the 20,000 Indians who have been stranded in war-torn Ukraine, 15,900 have been introduced again to the nation to this point and the Centre is making all efforts for the protected return of the remaining ones.
With the assistance of Ukraine’s neighbouring international locations Romania, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia, the scholars are being evacuated to India.
The Union authorities has initiated ‘Operation Ganga’ to convey again Indians stranded in Ukraine.
The variety of Indians airlifted by 66 particular civilian flights goes as much as 13852. Until date, the IAF has flown 10 sorties to convey again 2056 passengers, whereas taking 26 tonnes of aid load to those international locations, as a part of Op Ganga.
Among the many particular Civilian flights in the present day, 9 landed in New Delhi whereas 2 reached Mumbai. There have been 6 flights from Budapest, 2 from Bucharest, 2 from Rzeszow, and 1 from Kosice.
Tomorrow, 8 particular flights are anticipated to function from Budapest (5), Suceva (2) and Bucharest (1), bringing in additional than 1500 Indians again house.
Story first revealed: Sunday, March 6, 2022, 16:16 [IST]