It was announced on Tuesday that the stranded expatriates returning home will bear the cost of travel as well as the price of staying at the government provided quarantine facility for 14 days. Moreover, the tests should be negative for Corona virus.
All stranded Indian citizens must return to their compulsory institutional stone for 14 days upon arrival in India, at their own expense, according to the standard operating procedures document issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Passengers are responsible for the cost of travel, as determined by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The Ministry of Internal Affairs said, "At the time of boarding, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will ensure that all passengers undergo a thermal examination. Only asymptomatic travelers will be allowed to board."
The Indian government has not yet announced the final ticket prices, but a senior minister in Kerala said that flights from the UAE to Kerala are likely to cost around 750 dirhams. An Air India official said that the first return flight from Dubai to Kozhikode, Kerala, will be at 725 dirhams. However, the cost of staying in quarantine facilities in other states across the country has not been revealed.
Although the status of other states in India remains unknown, the Kerala state government has confirmed that it will bear the cost of keeping the returning Indians in government-administered quarantine facilities, KT Jaleel, a minister in the Kerala state government led by the LDF told Khaleej Times on Tuesday.
India will start its staged return mission from May 7 to 13 with 64 flights that will return approximately 14,800 citizens from 12 countries including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, the Philippines, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Singapore, the United States, and Oman.
Indian Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced Tuesday that 15 out of 64 flights to return stranded Indians from abroad will land in Kerala and 11 of nine countries will land in Tamil Nadu.
Passengers must also make a written commitment that they will be subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine upon arrival in India.
The Ministry of Health and Health Work authorizes the mandatory quarantine of all Indian citizens who are evacuated from abroad. Thermal examination will be carried out at airports. All passengers will be required to download the Arogya Setu app to their mobile device. Those found to have symptoms during the examination will be transferred to a medical facility in accordance with the health protocol.
The remaining passengers will be transferred to the appropriate institutional stone facilities, which will be arranged by the respective state / UT governments. These facilities may be, as far as possible, at the seat of the district, in the area to which the next passenger belongs.
"Passengers will be kept under institutional quarantine for at least 14 days. If their test is negative after 14 days, they will be allowed to return to their homes and they will self-monitor their health for another 14 days according to the protocol," he said. MHA. The remaining passengers will be transferred to a medical facility.
Furthermore, the cost of travel is borne by the passengers, as determined by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. "At the time of boarding, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will ensure that all passengers undergo a thermal examination. Only asymptomatic travelers will be allowed to board," the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs said.
Indian nationals in the UAE who wish to travel must register themselves with Indian missions, along with the necessary details as stipulated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The registration details for all travelers will be shared with the state / union governments at an early date, including the place of residence and place of destination The final.