India ranks 34th in Journey & Tourism Competitiveness Index
Authorities is dedicated to make insurance policies and programmes for the event and promotion of tourism and the yr 2019 witnessed a number of steps on this course.
Because the sector has the capability to spice up the economic system, overseas alternate earnings and supply a lot of jobs at each degree, tourism Ministry is repeatedly consulting and collaborating with different completely different stakeholders to spice up the sector.
Decreasing E-visa charges, reducing GST charges on lodge room reserving and opening 120 new peaks for mountaineering are among the many main highlights of Tourism Ministry in 2019. Together with these a number of steps taken beneath Swadesh Darshan, PRASHAD Scheme and varied different occasions of Ek Bharat, Shresth Bharat had been additionally undertaken throughout the yr.
AIR Correspondent stories that within the yr 2019, India’s rank in Journey and Tourism Competitiveness Index of World Economic Discussion board has moved to 34th place from 65th rank in 2013. Overseas Vacationer Arrivals additionally registered a development of three.2 p.c final yr.
The federal government is working to develop thematic circuits beneath the Swadesh Darshan Scheme and 77 initiatives amounting over Rs 6035 crore have been sanctioned until date beneath this scheme.
An initiative referred to as – ‘Undertake a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ has been launched for growing vacationer facilities at heritage and vacationer websites and making them tourist-friendly. E-visa has been additional liberalized and visa charge on e – visa has been considerably lowered to extend tourism competitiveness of the nation.
The Authorities has additionally opened greater than 120 mountain peaks for mountaineering and trekking for selling journey tourism within the nation.