India’s foreign exchange earnings through tourism increased 107% to Rs 1.34 lakh crore in 2022. It was Rs 65,070 crore in the year 2021. The government has given this information according to its provisional estimates. On Friday, the Ministry of Tourism said that the tourism industry had shown promising signs of recovery after the Corona epidemic.

6.19 million foreign tourist arrivals expected in 2022

India will receive 6.19 million Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in 2022 compared to 1.52 million in 2021, said G Kishan Reddy, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development of the North-Eastern Region. Answering a question in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, Reddy has given information about the latest data from the Bureau of Immigration.

The central government provides financial help.

The Central Government provides financial assistance to State Governments, Union Territories, and Central Agencies in a planned and phased manner. So that all of them can work on developing infrastructure and facilities related to tourism in the country. The Central Government provides this help to its Swadesh Darshan, Prasad, and Central Agencies under its assistance schemes.

The ministry also said the church has set up a 24×7 multi-lingual tourist info helpline on the toll-free number 1800111363. Apart from this, support service is provided to domestic and foreign tourists in 12 languages, including 10 international languages, on a short code 1363 – German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Hindi, and English languages. So that tourists can be given information and guidance related to travel in India.