During the January-July period, foreign tourist arrivals in the country rose by 10 percent to 49.22 million mainly due to initiatives raised by the government, including e-tourist visas. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said FDI equity investment raised by 72 per cent in 2015-16.
It is said, that in the country during the January-July period, foreign tourist arrivals has increased by 10 percent as compared to the same period last year. The number of domestic tourist visits were interviewed to increased by 11.63 per cent. It is said that the Government of India has taken different initiatives, to make sure to experience the destination through must watch Incredible India, policy interventions and effective infrastructure.
It is said that medical treatment has also increased the number of foreign travelers. He said that during the January-June period 96, 856 medical visas were issued.