Guwahati: Through the Vande Bharat Mission, the central government plans to bring back Indians who are stranded abroad owing to the lockdown and ban on international travel. The second phase of the mission is all set to launch from May 16-22. This time, it plans to bring back Indians in 149 flights, including feeder flights from 31 countries.
One can register via the websites provided by their respective embassies. Non-resident Indians can also return home. Indians stranded in various places will have to pay for their journey. Do keep an eye on the official Twitter handle of Air India for regular updates.
How do we apply for Vande Bharat Mission?
First one needs to go to their respective embassy website and fill up a form on the website itself. They will ask for details including some documents as well. After one fills up the form he or she needs to take a print out of it as they are now registered. Then for booking click the Air India link here.
Also, travel advisory for the repatriation flights can be found here
Also, here are some Standard Operating Protocols that need to be followed for the movement.
Links to some of the countries for the Vande Bharat Mission are given below
The repatriation flights plan to rescue Indian nationals stranded in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, UAE, USA Malaysia, Philippines, Bahrain, Armenia, Thailand, Italy, Nepal, Belarus, Nigeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Kazakhstan, Australia, Ukraine, Indonesia, Russia, France, Singapore, Ireland, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Japan, Georgia, Germany, and Tajikistan.