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After Indian e-Visa scheme, govt to offer online visa services

After the successful execution rate of Indian e-Visa services, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Govt of India is planning to launch some other online schemes on India visa services, which is more advanced / convenient as well as up to date as compared to previous one. It is avail for other Country/foreign nationals to boost Indian tourism industry internationally.

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced this news in the presence of union home secretary Rajiv Gauba, senior officers of the ministries of home and external affairs with security agencies in a high-level meeting, where he reviewed the e-Visa scheme successful glory with other aspects of the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA)

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Mr. Singh elaborates that both schemes the e-Visa and FCRA has been implemented by the foreigners division of the home ministry to add some improvements and to put maximum transparency on various services, for Indians as well as foreigner nationals.

According to home ministry statement, the integrated online visa system under the immigration, visa, foreigners registration and tracking (IVFRT) has been launched in 163 out of 178 Indian Missions abroad as well as the biometric enrollment has been implemented in 115 Indian missions.

The best part of these services are, it is avial with easy sharing and monitoring of visa data on actual time basis across various immigration offices. This scheme is provided on various visa online services to foreign nationals to do implementation.

The home minister also do the appreciation for the fact of e-Visa services, as it is introduced in 2014 for tourism category, had slowly it has been extended to cover business and medical categories too. Currently this facility is available for nationals of 162 countries to do entry into India through 25 international airports and five sea ports.

Mr. singh revealed that the FCRA services are available through online mode only, these are more user-friendly, transparent and more convenient to have an interaction of users with the government without any problem, for better coordination of the incoming Foreign Contributions (FC), the banks have been integrated with the FCRA System.


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