The Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India on Thursday said that the Phase 4 of Vande Bharat Mission will come into effect from July 3.
Phase 4 will focus on countries where a large number of Indians have registered to return to India, MEA spokesperson Anurag Shrivastava told ANI.
The Vande Bharat Mission, which central government launched on May 7, is in its third phase, which began on June 11.
According to the latest data released by the ministry of civil aviation, Air India group has operated a total of 1,414 flights (both inbound and outbound) carrying a total of 182,313 passengers till June 24, 2020.
The ministry has also said that a total of 4,87,303 repatriation requests were received from Indians citizens stranded in various countries of which 2,63,187 have been brought back.