As a unique initiative, LPU coordinated with Government of Sri-Lanka, External Affairs Ministry of India and Sri-Lankan Embassy in India to fly 101 of its students in special chartered flight to Sri-Lanka.
In this regard, a batch of these Sri-Lankan students was sent from Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport at Amritsar in Punjab on 23rd April 2020, after necessary health screening.
Sri-Lankan students left LPU Campus for Amritsar Airport at 4:30 am in three special buses, as per Corona pandemic directives observance.
At Amritsar, students boarded the specially chartered Sri-Lankan Airlines’ flight for their native land Sri-Lanka. During the complete process, social distancing was maintained and students were screened on various health parameters by the medical specialists at the LPU Campus, as well as by the Health Department of the Punjab Government.
Source : indiaeducationdiary.in