The Vande Bharat Challenge, which began on Might 7, to carry again stranded Indian nationals again house from different nations introduced its 2d section of operations these days via sending 3 Air India flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Under the second phase of the challenge, a complete of 149 flights, together with feeder flights, might be operated to carry again Indians from 40 nations.
Out of the 149 flights, 13 flights will come from the United States, 11 from the UAE, 10 from Canada, 9 every from Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom, 8 every from Malaysia and Oman, seven every from Kazakhstan and Australia.
A complete of 31 flights will come to Kerala, 22 to Delhi, 17 to Karnataka, 16 to Telangana, 14 to Gujarat, 12 to Rajasthan, 9 to Andhra Pradesh, seven to Punjab, six every to Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, 3 to Odisha, two to Chandigarh, and one every to Jammu and Kashmir, Jaipur, Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh.
India has been below lockdown since March 25 to damage the coronavirus chain of transmission. All through this time all world (and home) flights were banned, leaving tens of hundreds of Indians stranded in another country and hundreds of overseas nationals caught in India.
The federal government began the Vande Bharat Challenge — one of the vital greatest projects to repatriate nationals again to India — on Might 7 below which the Ministry of Civil Aviation is coordinating with the Ministry of Exterior Affairs and state governments for bringing Indians again to their native land.
The primary section of the Vande Bharat Challenge overlaying throughout 12 nations used to be finished these days.