New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that over 7.88 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus pandemic have returned under Vande Bharat Mission till July 22.
” As of July 22, under the Vande Bharat Mission a total of 7,88,217 Indian Nationals have returned and this includes 1,03,976 Indians who have returned from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh through land borders,” said MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava.
He said that the fourth phase of Vande Bharat Mission will have 1197 flights including 945 international flights and 252 feeder flights.
“These flights are operated by Air India group, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir. They cover 29 countries. They’ll be reaching 34 airports in India,” he said.