Tuesday 30th of May 2017 03:23:55 AM Agra
India's tourism growth has reached 15.4 per cent when the global tourism growth was only 4.6 per cent said Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma.He was addressing to media at Tiruchirapalli.He said that tourism earnings in the country have increased to one lakh 56 thousand crore this year.Mr Sharma said that a city in Tamil Nadu will be selected and developed holistically as a tourist destination. He added that there is a huge potential for medical tourism as well as spiritual tourism.
India has remained a bright spot among major economies in the world and as per latest data by IMF, economy is projected to grow at 7.7% in 2018 said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.He was addressing the AGM of African Development Bank.Mr Jaitley said that 21st century belongs equally to both Asia and Africa. He added that India and Africa should join hand to shape their future.He expressed hope that India and Africa collaboration will get stronger in days to come.
New Delhi-Indian IT companies currently serve two thirds of the fortune 500 companies and have created 40 lakhs direct jobs in India said Ministry of Electronics and IT. IT sector employment prospects in near and long-term are positive and encouraging.IT industry added 600,000 jobs in last three years and boasts of a total employee base of 3.9 million today. The Ministry said it has a separate Northeast BPO promotion scheme with 5000 seats and having employment potential of 15000 persons.