Our Correspondent /
Tourism Ministry will set up a National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board to boost medical tourism in India. Talking to media persons in New Delhi Friday, Tourism Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma said, the Board will help to bring together and showcase on an international platform the various streams of medicine available in India including Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani and low cost Allopathic treatments. He said, this would give an organized structure to medical tourism in India with participation of various stakeholders including the private ones.
The Minister also informed that the Help line 1363 or 1800-111-363 would be available in 12 foreign languages within a month. Currently, the Help line is available in Hindi and English. He said, this would facilitate the foreign tourists and guide them on their arrival in India.