Tourists in India get free SIM cards

A Monitor Desk Report 01 Mar, 2017 | 5007 Views|-+
New Delhi: Indian Tourism Ministry is offering free SIM cards for tourists’ upon their arrival in India on an e-visa.

India took this tourist-friendly innitiative when the Ministry of Tourism, along with mobile company, BSNL, launched a free pre-loaded sim card for foreign tourists arriving Delhi on an e-visa.

The cards will be extended to all 15 airports in the country, where the e-visa facility is available.

The sim card has preloaded talk time so that the immediate needs of tourists can be met.

Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma launched the scheme on February 15. A help line in 12 languages is already available to help tourists who may have questions or need assistance.

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