Thanks to the e-tourist visa facility, foreigners are thronging India like never before. After the Indian government extended the of e-tourist visa facility to 150 countries from 76 countries, there has been a considerable rise in the number in number of travel on e-tourist visa.
As per the government data, there has been a staggering 137.7 per cent growth in tourists arrival on e-tourist visa in June 2016 over the same period in 2015.
A total of 36,982 tourists arrived in June 2016 on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 15,557 during the month of June 2015.
The facility was launched in 2014.
This year till June 2016, a total of 4,71,909 tourist arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 1,26,214 during January-June 2015, registering a growth of 273.9% .
The top 10 ports in tourist arrivals on e-tourist visa during June, 2016 were New Delhi Airport (42.15%), Mumbai Airport (22.94%), Bengaluru Airport (9.95%), Chennai Airport (9.80%), Hyderabad Airport (3.76%), Kochi Airport (3.52%), Kolkata Airport (2.72%), Ahmadabad Airport (1.16%), Tiruchirapalli Airport (1.15%) and Trivandrum Airport (1.08%).
So, these are the countries from where India is getting travellers