Almost 13 lakh Indians have already been repatriated under Vande Bharat Mission through different modes since the lockdown began.
These modes are Air India, private and foreign carriers, chartered flights, naval ships and land border crossings.
Briefing the media on Thursday afternoon, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the sixth phase of the mission has been operational from the 1st of this month.
In this phase, one thousand and seven international flights from 24 countries have been scheduled to operate during this month. They are expected to repatriate over two lakh people.