Published On: Jan 17, 2018 11:14 AM IST

1 crore foreign tourists visited India in 2017

India is a nation known for its rich tradition and culture, this attracts a huge number of tourists who are interested in the diversity and cultural prominence that our country possesses.

The number of tourists visiting our country has reached a new high as a report says, 1 crore foreign tourists visited India in 2017, generating an income of $27 billion. BJP minister, Smriti Irani recently tweeted about the achievement.

Tourism is a key form of income to any country and it’s a welcome change that India is generating great revenue which can aid in implementation of various government schemes.