Vande Bharat Mission

Outbound travel firms gasp for survival in bubbles

Outbound travel firms gasp for survival in bubbles

August 26, 2020

Over five months after international flights were suspended in view of the coronavirus pandemic, outbound travel business in India is in deep trouble in absence of any clarity over resumption of regular flights. Confusion over who can fly and to where confounds the problem furthe...

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Vande Bharat Mission leads to dogfights in the skies

Vande Bharat Mission leads to dogfights in the skies

June 29, 2020

Airlines have been amongst the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic around the world. Frequent disputes over civil aviation are very likely as governments all over are now doing all they can to help their own carriers.

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Work in progress for PBD 2021 & Know India programme, says MEA

Work in progress for PBD 2021 & Know India programme, says MEA

June 16, 2020

Vande Bharat Mission, touted as the world’s largest repatriation programme, has played a crucial role in bringing about 80,000 Indians stuck abroad back home in view of the pandemic. Sanjay Bhattacharyya, secretary, Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) & Overseas Indian Affairs (OI...

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Vande Bharat Mission brings respite, to Indian students overseas

Vande Bharat Mission brings respite, to Indian students overseas

May 16, 2020

Though belatedly, the Indian government has moved to help bring back some of the Indians who got stranded overseas. To be meaningful, much more needs to be done.

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