GUWAHATI: The Assam government has issued an e-mail id for residents of the state, who have been stranded abroad due to suspension of international flights in view of the coronavirus pandemic, to send their details for providing financial assistance, an official said.
An advisory issued by chief secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna said on Monday that residents, who went abroad 30 days before the suspension of international flights from March 22 and are unable to return to their homes due to the coronavirus outbreak, will receive the one-time financial assistance of $2,000.
Such persons can communicate to the government at the email id: [email protected] and also at the state finance department's twitter handle @assamfindept.
The state government will soon announce the detail guidelines about the eligibility and process of availing such assistance, the advisory said.
In case, passports and visas have expired due to the ban on travel in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the persons can also communicate it to the government which will take up the matter with the Ministry of External Affairs and the embassies concerned.
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