State Affairs

e-visas, new plans to boost Goa tourism


Not to be left behind by other pro-active ministries, the tourism ministry is racheting up its presence with a large number of tourism sector announcements.

Developing Goa, one of the popular tourist states in India, is high on the agenda of the Indian government. With a view to boosting tourism in the picturesque state, the government has proposed an e-visa facility to lure foreign tourists, along with providing a luxury train for domestic travellers.

The announcement came after Union Tourism and Culture Minister Shripad Yesso Naik met with Goa’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, and Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar.

Full report here Oman Times


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