India to have national tourism policy in place in 2 months: minister

India is set to introduce a comprehensive national tourism policy in the next two months, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday.

The Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development for the North East Region said that discussions are currently underway with all stakeholders, travel and travel organizations, state governments, financial institutions and even foreign tour operators for their input and suggestions on the proposed policy.

”We discuss, we take contributions. I think in two months before the budget session (of parliament) we will introduce the national tourism policy,’ Reddy said at an event here.

A mobile application for the E-tourism visa, direct air connectivity with major foreign markets, classification of tourist destinations into categories, special tourist zones and the creation of five missions are among the provisions stipulated in the draft new national policy. to ensure inclusive and inclusive tourism development.

Making India one of the top five global destinations by 2030 is the main objective envisaged in the policy, which was finalized with some additions considering the long-term implications of the ongoing pandemic, by the ministry tourism.

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