Bengali Hunt Desk: The situation is changing all over the world due to coronavirus. In the meantime, the Indian Navy launched the 'Samudra Setu' operation as part of India's efforts to bring it back to India from abroad. The Indian Navy ships Jalshwa and Magar sailed for the Maldivian port. In the first phase, the repatriation of Indians from Maldives will start from May 8.
The Indian government is keeping a close eye on Indians abroad due to the corona virus epidemic. The Indian Navy has been directed to make proper preparations to bring them back. For now, a list of Indians rescued by naval ships has been compiled. All of them will be screened.
In the first phase, 1000 Indians will be brought. Medical facilities will be provided for them on board. Social distance will be kept in mind while bringing them back to the country. The ships that will be brought back to their country have been specially built for such an expedition. The rescued Indians will be shifted to Kochi and Kerala. And from there they will be handed over to state officials.
The operation will be coordinated by the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of External Affairs, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Government of India and various agencies of the State Government.