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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
11-May-2012 15:5 IST
Overseas India Tourism Offices

 

 There are 14 Overseas India Tourism Offices located in thirteen countries under the Ministry of Tourism for undertaking activities to promote Indian tourism destinations and products and showcasing India’s tourism potential in overseas markets in order to boost inbound tourism to the country.  The details of these overseas offices and the expenditure incurred on their maintenance during the last three years and the current year, year-wise is given. The foreign tourist arrivals to India have increased from 2.38 million in the year 2002 to 6.29 million (provisional) in the year 2011.

 There is no proposal to set up more India Tourism Offices abroad at present.

 

OVERSEAS INDIA TOURISM OFFICES

                                                                                                                    ( Rs. in Lakh)

Sl. No.

Name of India Tourism Office

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12 (Provisional)

2012-13

(Till 30.04.2012)

1.

New York

200.64

215.83

283.60

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nil

2.

Los Angeles

61.29

64.50

91.83

3.

Toronto

87.53

99.42

97.08

4.

London

231.87

202.57

196.82

5.

Frankfurt

192.83

190.87

212.45

6.

Paris

216.53

217.52

200.57

7.

Amsterdam

117.55

112.60

123.41

8.

Milan

75.82

54.37

85.60

9.

Sydney

155.89

156.78

173.79

10.

Singapore

96.11

114.17

118.48

11.

Dubai

91.03

74.64

94.26

12.

Johannesburg

59.28

64.52

71.95

13.

Tokyo

274.48

190.55

161.47

14.

Beijing

128.91

131.92

127.89

 

            This information was given by the  Minister of  State for Tourism  Shri Sultan Ahmed in a written reply to Shri  EG Sugavanam in Lok Sabha today.

 

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