Actively trying to help expats stuck in India: MEA

Split from their families and at the risk of losing jobs, Indian expatriates are stranded in states like Kerala due to stringent travel restrictions imposed by GCC countries

Actively trying to help expats stuck in India: MEA

With the Covid situation improving, India has raised the issue of easing travel restrictions imposed by Gulf countries on its nationals at the ministerial and official levels in recent weeks.

Nearly 15 lakh NRIs have returned from GCC countries since the outbreak of Covid, estimates say. While many want to return to the Gulf, tough norms for those traveling from India have put a question mark on their journey.