Medical Tourism in India

for Ministry of Tourism | Date - 10-05-2012

Medical Tourism is one of the growing segments of travel into India. The percentage of Foreign Tourist Arrivals visiting India for Medical Treatment increased from 2.2% in 2009 to 2.7% in 2010. No study has been commissioned to assess the impact of super-bug report on this sector.

There are no specific inputs which suggest that immigration rules are discouraging foreign patients from coming to India for medical treatment.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism Shri Sultan Ahmed in a written reply to Shri Baishnab Parida in Rajya Sabha today.


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