Tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa register a growth of 955.9% in January-June 2015 over the same period last year

42% tourists arrived on e-Tourist visa in June 2015 were from the US.

The following are the important highlights of e-Tourist Visa during June, 2015:

(i) During the month of June, 2015 a total of 15,557 tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 2,112 during the month of June, 2014 registering a growth of 636.6%.

(ii) During January-June, 2015 a total of 1,26,214 tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 11,953 during January-June, 2014 registering a growth of 955.9% .

(iii) This high growth may be attributed to introduction of e-Tourist Visa for 76 countries as against coverage of earlier TVoA scheme for 12 countries.

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