Guwahati: Assam government has provided helpline numbers and email to stranded residents of the state in other places. Missed call can be given to 7428159966 within 48 hours. People will have to send details of their address and information. The information will be approved by Assam police nodal officer. Information will be sent to them based on availability of trains and buses and when they can come to state.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org has been provided for people seeking travel back to Assam through private vehicles.
A group from Bihar has come back and they have been quarantined. Group from Gujarat is expected to come back soon.
Additionally, 15th of every month economical help will be given to those who need assistance or those who have not been able to avail services. Rs 2000 will be provided to them.
Sarma informed that people who do not want to stay at government quarantine facilities can choose to stay at hotels where doctors will come and check them. Private quarantine facility of this sort might be started soon. Those people will have to bear the cost on their own.