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July 1, 2019

Several important initiatives have been taken by the Govt to promote tourism in the country

New Delhi-The tourism sector contributed an estimated 5.06% to the Gross Domestic Product of the country during 2016-17. The estimated share direct and indirect of jobs due to tourism was 12.38% during 2017-18. An estimated additional 13.92 million jobs were created due to tourism during the years from 2014-15 to 2017-18. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India spent Rs. 1687.06

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June 30, 2019

Cuts in interest rate on small savings schemes

New Delhi- Interest rate on small savings schemes, including the National Savings Certificate and Public Provident Fund has been reduced by the Govt by 0.1 per cent for the July-September quarter.Ministry of finance said in a statement that on the basis of the decision of the government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on a quarterly

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June 28, 2019

Govt to go ahead with Air India Disinvestment

Air India launches Maharaja Direct

New Delhi- As per the recommendations of AISAM, the govt will now go ahead with the process of disinvestment of the Air India.In a meeting on 28th June 2017, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had in-principle approved the consideration for strategic disinvestment of Air India & its five subsidiaries. An Air India Specific Alternative Mechanism (AISAM) was constituted by

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June 25, 2019

Number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals for medical purpose has shown big increase in India

New Delhi-In 1917 total 4,95,056 foreign Tourist arrivrd for medical purpose in India.Realizing the potential to develop and promote Wellness and Medical Tourism as a niche product in the country, the Ministry of Tourism has formulated guidelines for the promotion of Medical Tourism. Government of India launched e-Tourist Visa in September, 2014 for easing of the visa regime has been

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