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India has launched 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to assist victims of earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi Province of the Republic of Indonesia. Today morning two IAF Aircrafts, C-130J and C-17, departed carrying onboard medical personnel and relief material. The operation for humanitarian assistance was launched after the telephonic conversation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi with President Joko Widodo on 1st October 2018, and following Indonesia's acceptance for international aid.
A high-level meeting of officials from Ministry of Defence, Armed Forces, Finance, and External Affairs was held in the South Block today to assess the post earthquake situation in Indonesia and to monitor the rehabilitation assistance extended by India to the earthquake victims. Lt Gen HS Lidder, (CISC), chaired the meeting and appraised himself about the measures undertaken by the Armed Forces in rehabilitation of earthquake affected.
Laden with relief material worth Rs. 1 crore, INS Taber of Indian Navy has sailed off from Chennai port, today evening to render assistance to the affected people of Indonesia who were badly hit due to May 27 earthquake.
In keeping with the commitment made by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh who had announced an aid of US $ 2 million (Rs. 9.2 crores approximately) to Indonesia, relief material and medical assistance worth Rs.
An Indian Air Force IL-76 aircraft will be carrying relief material to earthquake-hit Indonesia. The relief material includes a load of approximately 35 tons comprising emergency medicines, tents, ready to cook food, blankets etc. The aircraft will be flying from AF Station Palam to Jakarta today afternoon and is captained by Wg Cdr A Upadhyay of 15 Sqn AF.
Another aircraft is being planned for tomorrow with more relief supplies.
Following information about the devastating earthquake in parts of Indonesia, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Raksha Mantri sent a message of condolence from Tokyo on May 27, 2006 to the Minister of Defence of Indonesia.
In response to the earthquake that hit Indonesia on 27 May 06, INS Rajput that was a part of the Eastern Fleet Task Force on an Overseas Deployment in the South China Sea has been diverted to render assistance in the earthquake affected area.
The ship is carrying approximately seven tons of relief and medical stores along with two medical teams of two Medical Officers and four medical assistants.
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh sent a message of sympathy and condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia H.E. Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the loss of life and damage to home and property caused by the earthquake that struck the Nias island off Sumatra on the night of March 28, 2005.
In his message, Prime Minister conveyed the deepest sympathy of the Government and people of India to the Indonesian President at the national tragedy. He offered assistance and support that may be required by the Government of Indonesia in the aftermath of the national calamity.
Official Spokesperson: You are all watching the developments in the wake of the Tsunami disaster and the relief and rescue efforts that have been launched. In addition to the information put out by us this morning, I thought I should update you on some other points.