June is an exciting and exhilarating time for students who eagerly wait for their results, and prepare at the same time for entrance exams to secure a seat in the premier institutions of India. This is the month when temperature rises in many parts of India and people await rains. This month has now become more significant as June 21st is going to be celebrated as International Day of Yoga every year.
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Tourism is an essential feature of India and it has grown leaps and bounds over the years, with each region of the country contributing something to its splendor and exuberance. India's contacts with other civilization are reflected in the rich cultural diversity of its people through its languages, cuisine, traditions, customs, music, dance, religious practices and festivals, its holistic healing traditions, art and craft.
To make travel to India trouble-free and unforgettable for foreign tourists, the Government of India launched e-Tourist Visa scheme on November 27, 2014 to 43 countries from nine designated Indian Airports. The Government extended this Scheme to the citizens of Guyana and Sri Lanka in January, 2015 and April, 2015, respectively. The e-Tourist Visa facility was extended to the nationals of 31 countries in May, 2015.
Browse through our Services Section for details about this online service and other services designed to bring the Indian Government closer to its citizens.
Postinfo - The citizen centric android Mobile application of Department of Posts developed by Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology. This app provides the facilities such tracking, post office search, postage calculator, etc.
mSwasthya - This app is designed to send vaccine related alerts to parents for their children who are up to 5 years of age.
Wishes from loved ones always make festivals more colourful. In this digital age, you can share your heartfelt feelings for your family and friends with our e-cards. You can send some fabulous e-cards from our repository.
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