New Delhi: The Central Government has implemented the Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for special flights operated through the Vande Bharat Mission. As per the guidelines of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the travel expenses will have to be borne by the passengers. According to the new rule, all passengers will have to undergo thermal screening at the time of boarding. With this, only passengers without symptoms will be allowed on board. 

As per SOP rule, the category of persons eligible for travel will be permitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs from time to time. The Ministry of Civil Aviation will display on its website the category of persons eligible to travel outside India. Wearing masks and cleaning will be taken care of while traveling. 

As per the guidelines, “Passengers on Vande India flights must register themselves with Indian Missions abroad. The Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that 11,23,000 Indians stranded abroad have been brought to India under the Vande Bharat Mission. The Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Shrivastava said that in the ongoing phase 5 of the Vande Bharat Mission, about 500 international flights and 130 domestic feeders have been operated so far from 22 different countries. 

Let me tell you that Vande Bharat Mission and Operation Campaign have been conducted for people trapped in the country and abroad due to the Corona virus lockdown across the country. Under this, a large number of Indians have not returned to their homeland. At present, the number of infected people has reached 31 lakh 6 thousand, while the death toll has reached 57 thousand. India is the third most infected country in the country. America is the most heavily infected country in the world while Brazil is the second most infected country. At the global level, the number of infected people has crossed 24 million 34 thousand 24 thousand. At the same time, the death toll has reached beyond 8 lakh 8 thousand.