India to Issue 5 Lakh Free Tourist Visa:
Covid 19 is one the deadliest disaster during the 21st century, which has affected the lives of so many people and businesses around the globe. Which has also caused a global economic crisis and created unemployment in almost all the business sectors. One of the most affected sectors is “Tourism”. Since March 2020 the pandemic has created a huge loss to the Tourism sector, every subsector of tourism is completely shut from march 2020 till December 2020. Later India has opened few states for domestic customers but that also come to a stand since March 2021. And there are no international arrivals for tourism in India since 2020 March.
To rebuild the tourism sector Indian government announced 5 lakh tourist visas issued once India allows entry to this category of visitors will be issued FREE OF COST. This benefit will be available only once per tourist, the scheme which forgoes Rs100 crore revenue from this head, the offer is applicable till March 31st 2022 or till the first 5 Lakh visas are issued.