India has initiated “Operation Ajay” to facilitate the return of its citizens from Israel who wish to come back. External Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said first special charted flight with 230 passengers onboard reached India on 12 October 2023.
- Special charter flights and other arrangements are being put in place to facilitate the return of Indian citizens from Israel.
- A 24-hour Control Room has been set up in New Delhi to monitor the situation and provide information and assistance to Indian nationals in view of ongoing developments in Israel and Palestine.
- The Indian Embassy in Israel has been providing assistance through a 24-hour helpline and urges citizens to remain calm and vigilant while following security advisories.
- The Representative Office of India in Ramallah has established a 24-hour emergency helpline.
Q.: What is the main objective of “Operation Ajay” launched by India?
a) To assist Indian citizens in the USA
b) To facilitate the return of Indian citizens from Israel
c) To support Indian citizens in the UK
d) To provide medical aid in Africa
Ans : b) To facilitate the return of Indian citizens from Israel