Telangana offers to pay for evacuation of students stranded in Ukraine

The government of Telangana on Friday offered to bear full travel expenses of students from Telangana stranded in Ukraine.

State Minister for Industries and Information Technology K. T. Rama Rao urged the central government to arrange for special aircraft to bring the students home.

He made an appeal to Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar on the plight of students from the state stranded in Ukraine.

"We appeal to Govt of India to arrange for special aircrafts & Telangana Govt is ready to bear the full travel expenses for these students so we can bring them home safe & soonest," tweeted Rama Rao.

Earlier, responding to a tweet by a relative of one of the 20 students stranded in Ukraine, the state minister requested the Indian embassy in Ukraine to reach out to t