More than 2,17,000 flights operated under Vande Bharat Mission

New Delhi : During the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Government of India has undertaken the Vande Bharat Mission to repatriate Indian nationals and also to facilitate travel of passengers between India and various parts of the world.

As on 31.10.2021, more than 2,17,000 flights have been operated under Vande Bharat Mission and over 1.83 crore passengers have been facilitated. State-wise distribution of inbound and out bound passengers may be seen at Annexure-A. The operations under Vande Bharat Mission were commercial operations by the airlines and air fares were paid by passengers. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has not provided any subsidy/grant for the Vande Bharat Mission.

 

ANNEXURE-A

 

Details of passengers (outbound and inbound) who have travelled on Vande Bharat Mission

 

States / UTs From 01.04.20201 to 31.10.2021
Outbound Inbound Total
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

ISLANDS

 

13

 

13

 

26

ANDHRA PRADESH 1922 94244 96166
ASSAM 35 349 384
BIHAR 1162 11914 13076
CHANDIGARH 4138 11617 15755
DELHI 2943325 2760000 5703325
GOA 28752 36798 65550
GUJARAT 183053 210417 393470
KARNATAKA 558673 593321 1151994
KERALA 2067447 2399688 4467135
MAHARASHTRA 1298689 1009619 2308308
MANIPUR 12 19 31
MADHYA PRADESH 1504 1393 2897
ODISHA 723 5425 6148
PUNJAB 169878 151064 320942
RAJASTHAN 71123 111370 182493
TELANGANA 496173 638225 1134398
TAMIL NADU 670368 905845 1576213
UTTAR PRADESH 185601 487682 673283
WEST BENGAL 114743 133567 248310
Grand Total 8797334 9562570 18359904

 

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry Of Civil Aviation (Gen.

(Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.