Bhubaneswar: The Health Ministry on Monday relaxed travel advisory for diasporas of Indian Nationals who have found themselves embroiled in the political turmoil being faced by Ukraine.
The Ministry, on humanitarian ground has allowed the following exemptions in the advisory for international travellers:
• Indian nationals not fulfilling either of the mandatory requirements (pre-boarding negative RT-PCR test report or fully vaccinated certificate) as laid down in the present ‘Guidelines for International Arrivals’ have been excerpted from uploading these documents on Air-Suvidha Portal before departure to India.
• Further, individuals who have completed their COVID-19 vaccination (irrespective of the country of departure/vaccination) have been allowed to leave the arrival airport in India with the advice to self-monitor their health for next 14 days.
• In case a traveler is not able to submit pre arrival RTPCR test or who has not completed their Covid-19 vaccination, they have been allowed to submit their samples on arrival with the advice continue to self-monitor their health for 14 days after arrival in India. If tested positive they shall be clinically managed as per laid down protocol.
The Ministry also stated that is ready to lend every support possible in this crisis situation and asked to reach out in case any further support is required.