India is sending humanitarian aid and medical supplies to Kyiv at Ukraine’s request. The quantity of humanitarian relief and medical supplies is being worked out. The teams from Indian embassies in Europe are being sent to the countries bordering Ukraine.
They will be assisting the evacuation efforts taken by four union ministers who will leave for Kyiv tonight. Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kiren Rijiju and General VK Singh will be expediting the evacuation efforts from Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Slovenia and Poland.
It is understood that the decision to provide humanitarian relief to Ukraine was taken at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last evening. It was after the meeting that the Centre decided to send the four ministers to Ukraine for the evacuation efforts.
Meanwhile, India has now identified Moldova as the new land route to transfer Indian nationals.