Guwahati: The Kamrup District Administration's officials on Tuesday met the parents of 10 students from the district who are stranded in Ukraine.
These stranded students identified as Sahil Anowar, Arif Mahifuz Siddique, Jakaria Atikjur Rahman Hussain, Faruque Abdulla, Hasanul Islam, Akib Mustab Ahmed, Akhtar Mustab Ahmed, Akhtar Ali, Shahid Iqbal Sahrif, Himjyoti Talukdar and Ankur Jyoti Thakuria.
The officials met their family members on the direction of Chief Secretary of Assam.
During the meeting, the officials assured the family members and apprised the family members of the government's decision for the safe return of these students stranded in Ukraine.
Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, the Kamrup District admin apprised the same and tweeted, '' Parents of more than 10 students of Kamrup District stranded in #Ukraine were reached out today by the Senior Functionaries of Kamrup District Administration''.
Meanwhile, as many as 13 students have successfully returned to Assam with the help of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), informed Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
In a bid to escalate evacuation, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for Indian Air Force (IAF).
The IAF is likely to deploy several C-17 aircraft as part of Operation Ganga from Tuesday as it will also help deliver humanitarian aid to war-hit Ukraine more efficiently.
Apart from these, the Centre on Monday decided to send four Union ministers to nations adjoining Ukraine to personally oversee and coordinate the evacuation exercise.