182 Indian citizens from Ukraine have been brought back to India today, by the seventh evacuation flight as part of Government of India’s Operation Ganga. The special Air India Express flight landed at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai today morning. Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Shri Narayan Rane received the evacuees, most of them students, at the airport.
The Tripura government has so far received a list of 32 students and the evacuation process is underway, top officials said on Tuesday
The Central Government is making all arrangements to bring back the listed 32 students of Tripura who are presently stranded in Ukraine.
Air India, Air India Express, IndiGo and SpiceJet have joined the Operation Ganga mission operating multiple flights from Ukraine’s neighbouring countries to Delhi and Mumbai.
In his tweet Tripura Chief Secretary Kumar Alok said “We received a list of 32 students from Tripura studying in Ukrain. Their Families are being contacted by respective District Administration to brief them about the elaborate arrangements made by GoI to bring them back. There is no need to worry about their safety”.
He also added that Four students from North District were in Ukraine. One has already reached Upto Silchar, another is in Romania and remaining two have taken shelter in metro station in Kyiv and are safe.
He said that out of two students from Gomati district one has reached Tripura and another is in train to Hungary. Out of three students from Sepahijala district one has reached Slovakia, another has reached Italy and one is still in Ukrain but safe.