As many as 1,15,677 travelers had arrived in last month on e-tourist visa in India when compared to just 25,851 during the similar period for last year. With an increase of 347.5%.
The facility of e-visa was started from 27th November 2014, till 25th Feb this year, this facility was available to 113 nations and then from 26th February, it was extended to around 150 countries.
Last month, around 1,15,677 travelers had arrived in India on its e-visa. the increased growth might be attributed to the start of this facility for 150 nations as previously it was just for 43 nations.
The leading countries who are availed the facility of this e-visa last month are UK with 27.7%, US with 13.41%, Russia with 7.04%, France with 6.55%, Germany with 5.18%, China with 4.49%, Canada with 3.89%, Australia with 3.79%, Spain with 1.99% and Ukraine with 1.66%.
The leading airports from where this facility of visa on arrival has availed are New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata , Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Goa, Kochi, Amritsar and Trivandrum.