Free SIM cards for tourists coming to India on e-Visa
These SIMs, which will be provided by
"It will facilitate the foreign tourists in communicating with their acquaintances immediately after they land in India," Sharma said.
"Also, they can get information in their own language using our 24x7 Tourist Helpline, which provides service in 12 foreign languages. A Russian speaking or Japanese speaking tourist can use the helpline easily."
The minister further said that the facility would be initially available at
"We will see how this service could be provided to those coming on traditional tourist visa as well," Zutshi said.
The minister said that the e-visa service was being provided to citizens of 161 countries and 10 lakh e-visas were issued in 2016.