Crime & Safety

Now, steps for female tourists to feel safe

Rocked by reports of rapes and molestation of women tourists, the National Tourism Advisory Council has recommended a slew of measures including flying squads, mobile apps, a 24-hour helpline and a media campaign to tackle the issue. The measures will be sent to all the states for their views and further action. 

Union tourism minister K Chiranjeevi said that safety of tourists, particularly for foreign women tourists, is an area of concern. Chairing the meeting of NTAC he said he had written to all chief ministers to take effective steps to create conducive and friendly atmosphere for all tourists. 

Full report here Times of India 


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