1,27,999 regular tourist visas, 2,27,225 e-tourist visas issued from Oct 6, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022: Govt

Updated: Apr 4 2023 12:17AM

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) The government issued 1,27,999 regular tourist visas and 2,27,225 e-tourist visas from October 6, 2021 to March 31, 2022, the Parliament was informed on Monday. Union Minister for Tourism G Kishan Reddy said this in a written response to a query in Lok Sabha.

In response to another query, he said the government has promoted green initiatives to advocate responsible tourism in the country during G20 meetings in partnership with states and industry.

"The venues hosting G20 meetings adopt various green initiatives, including non-use of single use plastic, conservation of water and energy apart from other initiatives," Reddy said.