India’s VoA scheme registers growth in July 2014

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India's Visa on Arrival witness boost
India’s Visa on Arrival witness boost

India’s ‘Visa on Arrival’ scheme has witnessed positive growth for the month of July.

During the month, a total of 2,462 VoAs were issued under this scheme as compared to 1,154 VoAs during the month of July 2013, registering a growth of 113.3%. For the period from January – July 2014, a total number of 14,415 VoAs were issued as compared to 10,482 VoA during corresponding period of 2013 registering a growth of 37.5%.

The number of VoAs issued under this scheme during July 2014 for nationals of the twelve countries were South Korea (929), Japan (324), the Philippines (321), Singapore (283), New Zealand (277), Indonesia (207), Finland (43), Myanmar (30), Vietnam (28), Cambodia (15), Luxembourg (3) and Laos (2). During January-July 2014, the highest number of VoAs were issued at New Delhi airport (6,661) followed by Mumbai (2,871), Chennai (1,977), Bangalore (1,026), Kolkata (948), Kochi (419), Hyderabad (363) and Trivandrum (150).
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