Ukraine crisis: TS, AP set up helpline for stranded students, migrants

Telangana government has set up two helplines for migrants and students stranded in Ukraine. AP government also has set up helpline numbers in APNTRS, Vijayawada and AP Bhavan in New Delhi.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  25 Feb 2022 4:02 AM GMT
Ukraine crisis: TS, AP set up helpline for stranded students, migrants

Hyderabad: Telangana government has set up two helplines for migrants and students stranded in Ukraine. Helplines have been set up at Telangana Bhavan in New Delhi and Telangana Secretariat in Hyderabad.

Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar has issued a memo. The helpline numbers in Telangana Bhavan in New Delhi are:

Vikram Singh Mann: +91 7042566955

Chakravarthy:- +91 9449351270,Nitin, OSD- +91 965466366. Queries and concerns can also be sent to the email id- [email protected].

In the Telangana Secretariat in Hyderabad, the following numbers can be contacted-

E Chitti Babu, ASO- 040 2322 0603, +91 9440854433. Queries can also be sent to the email id: [email protected].




Chief Secretary also requested the Resident commissioner at Telangana Bhavan to coordinate with the Ministry of External Affairs and to be in contact with the students/migrants of Telangana to extend all possible support.

Andhra Pradesh government also has set up helpline numbers in Andhra Pradesh Non Resident Telugu Society (APNTRS), Vijayawada and Andhra Pradesh Bhavan in New Delhi.

At APNTRS in Vijayawada, the following helpline numbers cane be contacted-

24/7 helpline:0863-2340678, WhatsApp: +91-8500027678. Queries can also be mailed to [email protected] and [email protected]

At the AP Bhavan in New Delhi, the following numbers can be contacted-

Landline: 011-23384016, P. Ravi Shanker, OSD: 9871999055, MVS Rama Rao, Assistant Commissioner: 987199081, and ASRN Saibabu, Assistant Commissioner: 9871999430. Concerns can be mailed to [email protected]



When NewMeter contacted the helpline desk in New Delhi, they said so far around 2500 stranded students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been identified.

"We are receiving more than 100 calls per day. Students are calling us for help. They are stuck in underground metros. They are looking for a safe place. They want immediate evacuation", said an officer from the helpdesk in Delhi.

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