To take care of world heritage sites and to make these sites economically viable.
- Indians Travelling Abroad
- Minority Community
- Rural Indian
- Scheduled Tribes/Schedule Caste
- Social Workers
- Defence & Paramilitary Personnel
- Differently Abled
- Government Employee
- Importers and Exporters
- Job Seekers
- Non-Resident Indians
Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)
PRASAD Scheme - Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spirituality Augmentation Drive
The Ministry of Tourism launched the PRASAD scheme that aims at integrated development of pilgrimage destinations in a prioritised, planned, and sustainable manner in order to provide a complete religious tourism experience.
Online Form C by Bureau of Immigration
Users can find an online Form C provided by the Bureau of Immigration in India. Any Hotel, Guest House, Dharmashala, Individual House, University, Hospital, Institute and Others etc. who provide accommodation to foreigners must submit the details of the residing foreigner in Form C to the Registration authorities within 24 hours of the arrival of the foreigner at their premises. This will help the registration authorities in locating and tracking the foreigners. This document provides the functionality of registration process of Hotel, Guest House, Dharmashala, Individual House, University...
Market Research Professional Services Scheme
Providing support to reputed Institutes / Central Universities for conducting Workshops/ Seminars/ etc. and bringing out research journals in the field of tourism to undertake tourism related Surveys, Studies, Plans, Market Research/ feasibility studies/ publications / etc. for making available relevant data/ information/ report/ inputs to the Ministry for policy making and planning purposes.
Time Share Resort Scheme
Aimed at providing standardized world class services to tourists, the Government of India, Ministry of Tourism has a voluntary scheme for classification of privately owned property to fully operational Time Share Resorts subject to criteria being met by the owner and approved by Ministry of Tourism.
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs every year between June and September. It is open to eligible Indian citizens, holding valid Indian passports, who wish to proceed to Kailash-Manasarovar for religious purposes. Details of eligibility for applying, selection process, fees and expenditures, how to apply, etc. are available.
Information on Best Tourism Village Competition, Rural Tourism
The Best Tourism Villages Competition seeks to honor a village that best exemplifies a tourism destination with renowned cultural and natural assets, preserves and promotes community-based values, goods, and lifestyles, and has a clear commitment to sustainability in all of its aspects - economic, social, and environmental - with the overarching goal of making tourism one of the drivers of...
Information on VilloTale, Rural Tourism
A recognizable sequence of rural activities is called VilloTale. VilloTale is the gateway to experience village life, culture, and traditions in their authentic, traditional, and rustic form. For a travel enthusiast to have a great experience that is like a treasure for a lifetime, VilloTale takes care of the necessities, sanitation, and cleanliness, among other things.
Information on Village Ways, Rural Tourism
Village Ways is a unique kind of tourism that works in partnership with villages to create a local tourism enterprise. With the help of funding from Village Ways, villagers are able to own and manage their own tourism businesses. This type of tourism helps preserve local culture, traditions, and environment while providing economic benefits to the village.
Information on Culture Aanagn, Rural Tourism
Culture Aangan is committed to grassroots development projects in the fields of Rural Agri-community tourism, the revival of traditional art and culture, and education. There efforts are focused on sustaining economic development while maintaining the culture, history, and traditions of the local population and their environment.
Information on WWOOF Global Village (WGV) - Surajpur, Madya Pradesh
WWOOF Global Village (WGV) is to promote the rural tourism and introduce place of tourist interest and also to introduce Indian historical and cultural heritage to low budget tourists. This global village project is situated in village called surajpur near to famous Khajuraho temple town in Madya Pradesh.
Information on Agricultural Development Trust - Baramati
Agricultural Development Trust of Baramati is in the district of Pune in the state of Maharashtra. It focuses on farming community's growth using cutting-edge agricultural technologies combined with extension, demonstration, teaching, and upcoming research. And utilizing innovation and knowledge exchange between India and other nations, to address local and international requirements and...
Guideline for Swadesh Darshan Guidelines 2.0
Swadesh Darshan 2.0 is not an incremental change but a generational shift to evolve Swadesh Darshan Scheme as a holistic mission to develop sustainable and responsible tourism destinations covering tourism and allied infrastructure, tourism services, human capital development, destination management and promotion backed by policy and institutional reforms. The Scheme will encourage the...
Information on National Strategy and Roadmap for Development of Rural Tourism
National strategy and roadmap for the development of rural tourism aim at prioritization of rural tourism at the national level. It further aims at the convergence of various schemes addressing issues such as poverty, empowerment of women and strengthening the economic status of the rural people.
Information on National Strategy for Promotion of Rural Homestays
The National strategy for promotion Rural Homestays is in line with the national strategies for rural tourism and sustainable tourism. The strategy aims at recognizing the role of rural homestays in promoting rural and sustainable tourism and strengthening the support system for rural homestays.
Information on Central Nodal agency, Rural Tourism and Rural Homestays
Indian Institution of Tourism and Travel management, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is the Central Nodal agency to support the Ministry of Tourism in coordinating and implementing the plans and schemes for promotion and development of rural tourism and rural homestays in the country.
Information on Rural Homestays, Rural Tourism
Rural homestays are experiential tourism product which plays a vital role in rural tourism and also in rural development. These rural homestays along with providing not just the accommodation, but also authentic local experience, opportunities to interact with locals, experience the rural lifestyle, rural communities, get to know the art, craft, food, culture and tradition of the rural India...
Website of Rural Tourism, Ministry of Tourism
Rural Tourism is an activity that takes place in non-urban areas that showcases the art, culture, heritage and native life at the rural locations. Activities in which the visitors experiences a wide range of products and services linked to nature and agriculture like farming, fishery, craft and various aspects of rural lifestyle.
Website of Puducherry Tourism
Puducherry is multidimensional to say the least. A Place of history and preserved colonial charm. Sandy beaches, clean promenades, temples, monuments, heritage villas, quaint old-world town planning, spiritual mystique and a lingering French ambience define its unique character.
Website of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Tourism
The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli lies near the western coast of India and consists of two separate parts. Of these, Dadra is surrounded by the state of Gujarat, and Nagar Haveli lies on the border of Maharashtra and Gujarat. The territory has hilly terrain especially towards the north-east and east where it is surrounded by ranges of Sahyadri Mountains (Western Hills).