Over 3.6 lakh Indians came back to India after dispatch of Vande Bharat crucial:
Outside Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said an all out number of 5,13,047 Indians have enlisted their solicitation with Indian missions abroad for repatriation to India on convincing grounds.Of the individuals who have enlisted, 3,64,209 have returned under this Mission starting today, he said.
Repatriations from neighboring nations have additionally been going on through land outskirts, he included.
"In excess of 84,000 Indians have returned through land fringe movement checkpoints from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh," the MEA representative said.
"In the initial three periods of the Vande Bharat Mission, around 875 global flights were booked for activity from more than 50 nations across five landmasses. Up until this point, more than 700 of these flights have arrived at India, repatriating around 1,50,000 Indians," Srivastava said.
The staying 175 trips under the Phase 3 are relied upon to reach in the coming days, he said.
These Vabde Bharat Mission (VBM) flights have been instrumental in tending to the prompt necessities of abandoned Indians from numerous pieces of the world, Srivastava said.
"We are focused on bringing back our outstanding comrades especially in the GCC nations, Malaysia, Singapore among different spots. So as to proceed with our endeavors, Phase IV of VBM is being solidified with impact from July 3, 2020," he said.
"Stage IV will especially concentrate on nations where we despite everything have countless Indians who have enrolled to return," Srivastava said.
Aside from these, sanctioned flight activities which started on May 26, have consistently expanded over the previous weeks, he said.
These flights have additionally brought back sailors and teams of transportation organizations abandoned in different spots, Srivastava said.
"Till date, 1,30,061 people have returned on these flights. Interest for these flights stays extremely high particularly in the Gulf district. In this manner, we are moving to additionally smooth out the procedure," Srivastava said.
Taking note of that repatriations through maritime boats have likewise been a piece of this strategic, said one such repatriation is directly in progress.
INS Jalashwa arrived at Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran on June 24 to bring back Indian residents and their embarkation was to begin on Thursday, Srivastava said.