Stepping up its efforts to evacuate Indian college students stranded in war-hit Ukraine, the Centre on Monday determined that Union ministers Hardeep Puri, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kiren Rijiju and V Ok Singh will journey to its neighbouring international locations to coordinate the evacuation mission and assist college students, authorities sources mentioned.
These ministers will probably be going there as “particular envoys” of India, they mentioned.
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The choice was taken at a high-level assembly chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A number of ministers, together with Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, additionally attended the assembly.
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Modi had chaired a gathering on the Ukraine disaster on Sunday too and had asserted that making certain the security of Indian college students and evacuating them is the federal government’s prime precedence.
It was additionally determined on the assembly to additional improve cooperation with the neighbouring international locations of Ukraine to expedite the evacuation of Indian college students, sources had mentioned.