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22 Oct 2018 Tourism

Cruise Tourism Policy Is Announced By Nitin Gadkari To Promote Tourism

On Tuesday Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said a cruise tourism policy will be announced next month. It came into the picture with the motive of establishing India on the world cruise map that helps in creating around 2.5 lakh jobs in the nation.
At present, the country is able to draw 70 cruise ships every year, which is expected to rise 700 with the help of this policy. Nitin Gadkari, Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Minister said, “ There is a great untapped potential in the Cruise tourism which is beneficial for India’s economic growth.”
Source: "The Hindu"
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