Kaveri is one of the major Indian rivers flowing through the southern states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in the Bay of Bengal.
The name “Operation Kaveri” has been taken from the river Kaveri because rivers reach their destination irrespective of barriers. Similarly, the rescue operation undertaken by India to bring back stranded Indian citizens from Sudan is named as Operation Kaveri.
Apart from Operation Kaveri, the Indian Government has also undertaken many rescue operations in the past. Below are the names:-
|Operation Name||Year||Reason for Evacuation|
|Operation Dost||2023||Turkey-Syria earthquake|
|Operation Ganga||2022||Tensions between Russia and Ukraine|
|Vande Bharat||2020||Covid-19 pandemic|
|Operation Samudra Setu||2020||Covid-19 pandemic|
|Evacuation from Brussels||2016||Terrorist strikes|
|Operation Raahat||2015||Conflict in Yemen|
|Operation Maitri||2015||Nepal earthquake|
|Operation Safe Homecoming||2011||Conflict in Libya|
|Operation Sukoon||2006||Conflict in Lebanon|
|1990 Kuwait Airlift||1990||Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq|