Fresh guidelines for travelers entering India, many changes in rules
The government has made several changes in the rules for those entering the country from abroad. Changes aim at controlling the spread of Covid-19 infection.
New Delhi: The central government has issued new guidelines for travelers coming from abroad to India in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic. The passengers returning to their homeland under the Vande Bharat Mission will have to register with the Indian embassy in the country where they are staying or are stranded.
The government has made several changes in the rules for entering the country from abroad to control the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) infection. The Vande Bharat Mission was launched to bring back stranded Indians abroad. In addition, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has introduced a new system called ‘Air Transport Bubble’ to introduce limited commercial passenger flights on a proportional basis with some countries.
As per the new guidelines issued today, Only those classes will be eligible to travel on these aircraft which will be allowed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. Under the Vande Bharat Mission, those wishing to travel must register at the Indian Embassy in the country where they reside or are stranded. Registration is not required to travel under the ‘air transport bubble‘ system.