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MHA issues guidelines for stranded Indians

Updated: May 7, 2020 1:00 pm
Home Ministry has issued SOPs for movement of Indian nationals stranded outside the country and also for persons stranded in India who are desirous to travel abroad for urgent reasons.

As per the SOPs, the priority will be given for travel from abroad to compelling cases in distress, including migrant workers who have been laid off.

People faced with expiry of short term visas, those with medical emergency, pregnant women and elderly will also be given priority.

The cost of travel will be borne by travellers. Before boarding, all travelers will have to give an undertaking that they will go mandatory institutional quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days on arrival to India.

At the time of boarding the flight, all travellers will undergo thermal screening and only asymptomatic travellers will be allowed to board. The passengers will have to register on the Arogya Setu app.

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