Tourism

Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) Scheme

The Ministry of Tourism has identified 13 cities namely Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Gaya (Bihar), Dwaraka(Gujarat), Amritsar(Punjab), Ajmer (Rajasthan), Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu), Vellankani (Tamil Nadu), Puri (Odisha), Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Kedarnath (Uttarakhand) Kamakhya (Assam) Patna for development under Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD). Developing world-class infrastructure ...

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मध्यप्रदेश पर्यटन नीति 2014

इस योजना का शुभारंभ पर्यटन विभाग, मध्यप्रदेश सरकार द्वारा किया गया है । इस योजना के तहत पर्यटन क्षेत्र में पब्लिक-प्राइवेट पार्टनरशिप पर आधारित पर्यटक परियोजनाओं का समुचित विकास करना । उद्देश्य: सतत पर्यटन को प्रोत्साहित करना। विशेष पर्यटन क्षेत्र की स्थापना। राज्य स्तर पर राज्य पर्यटन विकास परिषद् की ...

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e-Tourist Visa (ETV)

Government of India has launched e Tourist Visa on 27th November 2014. In the budget announcement 2015-16 it was committed to extend the scheme to 150 countries by March 2016. Countries/Territories included in e-Tourist Visa Scheme Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, ...

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Tourism Policy of Nagaland

The tourism resources of Nagaland are immense. It is land of charm, diversity in landscape and culture. The tourism policy of Nagaland offers opportunities for a wide range of tourism activities to enhance economical and social status of the state. It is focused on promoting tourism sector in the state ...

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Foreign Tourist arrivals grew by 1.8 per cent in June 2015

News: The government launched the e-Tourist Visa scheme in November last year for nationals of 43 countries and in May, the government extended the scheme to 31 more countries. India has jumped 13 ranks in the World Economic Forum Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, 2015. The country received 5.13 lakh Foreign ...

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Access to secrets may block private foreign trip

News: An official handling a large amount of cash or having access to government secrets could face a hurdle in getting permission for a private trip overseas. The new format of draft instructions prepared by Department of Personnel and Training ( DoPT) says While granting such permission, many factors are required ...

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Centre to provide assistance to promote tourism in Uttarakhand

News: Uttarakhand state government wishes to develop tourism through an ambitious project of ropeways. The Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma held a meeting with Tourism Minister of Uttarakhand, Dinesh Dhanai in New Delhi . State government wishes to ...

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Saraswati river sprouts to life after 4,000 years

News Haryana government’s efforts to trace the origin of the mythical Saraswati river bore fruit on Tuesday when water started gushing out from a pit, which was being dug under the lost river revival plan. As many as 80 people who were digging the course of the Saraswati in Mugalwali ...

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Mumbai Darshan in Helicoptor: IRCTC

News Tourists can now get a tour of the city and its landmarks as the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched a Mumbai Darshan by Helicopter package. This is a first-of-its-kind initiative, which has been initiated in association with a private helicopter operator. Cost: Ride is available for Rs ...

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