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Over 95,000 Indians evacuated from abroad in last 2 yrs: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Over 95,000 Indians were evacuated and brought back home from countries affected by war, internal strife and natural disaster during the last two years, the said today.

"95,665 Indian nationals were assisted, evacuated and brought back to during the last two years," Minister of State for External Affairs said in a written reply in

He said the has been according highest priority to the safety and security of overseas Indians and all matters relating to them are being monitored at the level of the external affairs minister.

Singh said to ensure welfare of Indians seeking to go abroad for employment, the has also launched an awareness campaign called 'Go safe, go trained'.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 16:57 IST