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    • GST Facilitation Centre of Ministry of Tourism: Email- gstontourism[at]gmail[dot]com/ Call- 011- 23793846

    • ********* Khajuraho Dance Festival from 20-02-2018 to 26-02-2018  Click Here for More Info

    • ******** All donations towards the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) are notified for 100% deduction from taxable income under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

    • ******* "24x7 Toll-free Tourist Helpline No.: 1800-11-1363, Short Code: 1363" - Languages Supported : English, Hindi, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Chinese), Portuguese & Russian.

    • ********* The e-Tourist Visa facility extended to 37 more countries. The total count of countries under the scheme 150.

    • ********* Visa on arrival is now available for Japanese nationals - Click Here For More Info

    • ********  Khajuraho Dance Festival from 20-02-2018 to 26-02-2018   Click Here for More Info

Welcome to the official website of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India

The Ministry of Tourism, is the nodal agency for the formulation of national policies and programs and for the co-ordination of activities of various Central Government Agencies, State Governments/UTs and the Private Sector for the development and promotion of tourism in the country.This Ministry is headed by the Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge).

The Ministry of Tourism is running a scheme under which National Tourism Awards are given to Travel Agents and Tour Operators including best Adventure Tour Operator, best Domestic Tour Operator, most Innovative Tour Operator ,Best Mice Operator, Tourist Transport Operator, best Hotels in the different categories, Outstanding performers in Publishing, etc. Awards are also given to the meritorious students of the institutes of Hotel Management and Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management.