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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
20-February-2014 17:39 IST
Employment from Tourism

As per the 2nd Tourism Satellite Account of India 2009-10 and subsequent estimation, the contribution of Tourism in employment generation of the country during 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 were 10.2%, 10.8% (Provisional) and 11.5% (Provisional), respectively.

The Working Group on Tourism for 12th Five Year Plan, set up by the Planning Commission, has estimated the generation of additional employment of 24.5 million (direct and indirect) during 2010 to 2016.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) Shri K. Chiranjeevi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.