India has launched e-tourist Visa Scheme (eTV) aimed at making visa facility easier for India-bound Sri Lankans.
Who can avail this facility?
Those Sri Lankans holding ordinary passports can avail themselves of the facility.
Validity of these Visas:
Visas to be issued under the new scheme will be for single-entry and valid for only 30 days’ stay from the date of arrival in India.
- Entry into India must be through any of the nine designated airports.
- A fee of $ 60 will be levied per person for the new scheme.
- The launch of the scheme follows the announcement made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Colombo last month.
Sources: The Hindu.