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Tourism Development Project launched in Chhindwara Circuit in Madhya Pradesh

Comments Off | 09-22-2013

The project for development of Chhindwara as a Tourist Circuit in Madhya Pradesh, with Central Financial Assistance from Government of India was launched on September 21, 2013 by the Union Minister of Tourism (Independent charge), Dr K. Chiranjeevi and the Union Urban Development & Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Dr. Kamal Nath. The Ministry of Tourism is

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Foreign Exchange Earnings from Tourism Increases by 12 Per Cent in August 2013

Comments Off | 09-11-2013

Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism in Rupees terms in August, 2013 increased  by 12% to Rs.8,139 crore in comparison to Rs.7260 crore in August, 2012.  Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in August, 2013 was 4.74 lakh which was 4.46 lakh in August 2012 with a growth of 6.4%.
The following are some important highlights regarding FTAs

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Ministry of Tourism to Support Kerala Boat Race

Comments Off | 08-10-2013

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has decided to support the Kerala Boat Race that is held annually in the Backwaters of Alleppay and surrounding areas. Mr.K.Chiranjeevi, Union Tourism Minister announced on the occasion of the start of the 61st Nehru boat Race in Alappuzha that the State Govt. Of Kerala will contribute Rs.17.50 Lakhs

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Foreign Exchange Earnings from Tourism Increases by Twenty Percent

Comments Off | 02-7-2013

The growth rate in Foreign Exchange Earnings(FEEs) from tourism in Rupee terms in January 2013 over January 2012 was 20.6%. Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) also showed a growth of 2.6% in January 2013 over January 2012.
The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FEEs from tourism during the month of January 2013.
Foreign Tourist Arrivals

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Indian Railways carry 735.10 million Tonnes of Freight During April-December 2012

Comments Off | 01-16-2013

Indian Railways have carried 735.10 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April-December 2012. The freight carried shows an increase of 31.33 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 703.77 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.45 per cent.
During the month of December 2012, the revenue

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India and Switzerland Discuss Bilateral Cooperation in Transport Sector

Comments Off | 10-20-2012

The visiting Head of the Department (Federal Councillor) for Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, Ms. Doris Leuthard of Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) called on the Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Railways, Government of India, Dr. C. P. Joshi, here today. The two sides were accompanied by their respective delegations. Welcoming the Swiss Federal Councillor

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India and Bulgaria to Explore Cooperation in Tourism Sector

Comments Off | 10-16-2012

India and Bulgaria will explore the possibilities of cooperation in Tourism Sector. This was decided at a meeting held between Tourism Minister of Bulgaria Mr. Delian Dobrev and Union Tourism Minister Shri Subodh Kant Sahai here today.
It was decided in the meeting that both the countries will identify areas for working together and explore new

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Progress of Tourist Visa on Arrival Scheme in September 2012

Comments Off | 10-13-2012

Last month, a total number of 1404 (Visa on Arrivals) VoAs were issued under this Scheme as compared to 991 VoAs during September 2011 registering a positive growth of 41.7 %.
During the period January-September 2012, a total number of 10816 VoAs were issued as compared to 8505 VoAs during corresponding period of 2011, registering a

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Foreign Tourist Arrivals and Foreign Exchange Earnings in September 2012

Comments Off | 10-6-2012

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) during the Month of September, 2012 were 4.15 lakh as compared to FTAs of 4.02 lakh during the month of September 2011 and 3.70 lakh in September 2010. There has been a growth of 3.2 % in September 2012 over September 2011 as compared to a growth of 8.7 % registered

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Dr. C.P. Joshi for Strong Bilateral Cooperation with Austria in the field of Road and Rail Transportation

Comments Off | 10-2-2012

The Minister of Railways and the Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Dr. C.P.Joshi and visiting Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation & Technology of Austria Mrs. Doris Burse signed A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strengthening long-term relationship and bilateral cooperation on road infrastructure and road transportation technology matters, at delegation level talks, here today.

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