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'It's been a smooth operation': India's Consul General in Chicago on Vande Bharat Mission

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'It's been a smooth operation': India's Consul General in Chicago on Vande Bharat Mission

'It's been a smooth operation': India's Consul General in Chicago on Vande Bharat Mission

Over 300 Indian nationals reached Chicago airport to board special flight to India under Vande Bharat Mission on May 12.

While speaking on the occasion, Consul General of India in Chicago Amit Kumar said, "We have tried to reach out to people in distress like people who are on short term visas and their visas are expiring, people who have been laid off from work, cases of a medical emergency, pregnant women, elderly and students whose universities have closed down," "All in all, it has been a smooth operation with complete cooperation with Air India, We have received help from the local authorities, several ministries back in India and the state governments.

The consulate in Chicago and indeed the embassy and multiple consulates in the United States are working 24/7 with all the stakeholders to ensure that all these special flights are conducted smoothly," The Consul General added.Vande Bharat Mission is started by Indian government to bring home over 14,000 stranded Indians from foreign nations through special flights.

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