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  • 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. ******* Swachh Paryatan Mobile app launched on 22nd Februaray,2016 by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism & Culture (IC) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation.  ********* 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


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).

National Tourism Awards

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.


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