The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 3,09,193 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 113 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 95,236 passengers while about 2,13,957 persons from other states and UTs including 906 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 2511 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from August 12 to August 13 mornings while 1009 passengers have reached today in the 92nd Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 92 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 79,540 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.
Day 81: Jammu, Srinagar airports receive 25 domestic flights with 3,187 passengers
Jammu: On day 81 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 25 domestic flights with 3,187 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports.
A total of 722 passengers aboard 09 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 16 domestic flights with about 2465 passengers on board landed at Srinagar Airport today.
Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 644 domestic flights with 50,780 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 1,032 domestic flights with 1,34,372 passengers since 25th of May till date.
Also, the Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back about 3,676 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory through special evacuation flights in the wake of global pandemic till date.
After arrival, all the passengers were tested for the COVID-19 and transported to their destinations at both the airports amid strict observance of all necessary preventive protocols.
The Government has made elaborate arrangements for the arrival, screening, sampling and proper transportation of the passengers to the quarantine centers taking special care of guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) prescribed by the Union Ministries of Civil Aviation and Health and Family Welfare.