Reception centres at Mumbai, Delhi airports to help AP students returning from Ukraine

Two flights are arriving from Bucharest and one will land in New Delhi and another in Mumbai.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  26 Feb 2022 2:03 PM GMT
Reception centres at Mumbai, Delhi airports to help AP students returning from Ukraine

Amaravati: Reception centres have been set up at Mumbai and New Delhi airports to receive and assist the students returning from Ukraine and bring them back to their homes, Andhra Pradesh principal secretary and state-level task force committee chairperson M.T Krishna Babu said on Saturday.

Mr. Krishna Babu said the state government has created a list with details of all students in Ukraine, gathered from various helpline numbers and APNRT data, and shared it with the Indian embassy and the ministry of external affairs.

Two flights are arriving from Bucharest and one will land in New Delhi and another in Mumbai. The ministry of external affairs has said that 22 Telugu students are being sent back to India on the two flights. Speaking to NewsMeter, Krishna Babu said "We have identified that there are 423 students from Andhra Pradesh in Ukraine and of them, details of 190 students have been traced. Flight to Delhi has 3 students from AP and 10 students from Telangana". The Mumbai flight will reach by Saturday evening and the Delhi flight will reach by Sunday 2 a.m.

Mr. Krishna Babu said separate teams have been formed to receive the students. Inspector-general Rama Krishna has been assigned to receive students at the Mumbai airport and principal resident commissioner Praveen Prakash and additional resident commissioner Himanshu Kaushik will receive the students in New Delhi. He said arrangements have been made for the students to travel to their homes.

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