5th phase of ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ to begin from 1st August

The fifth phase of the Vande Bharat Mission will begin from 1st of next month to rescue Indians stranded abroad. It will continue till 31st August this year.

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the detailed schedule of the mission will be shared soon. He said evacuation and outbound travel of every stranded Indian is a priority and no one will be left behind.

The Minister said over eight lakh 14 thousand people have returned since 6th May this year through various means under the Vande Bharat Mission.