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Rs. 9,512 crore foreign exchange earned through tourism during September 2015

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI) and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism on the basis of data available from Reserve Bank of India. FTAs during the Month of September 2015 were 5.40 lakh as compared to FTAs of 5.09 lakh during the month of September2014 and 4.54 lakh in September2013. There has been a growth of 6.1 per cent. FEEs during the month of September 2015 were Rs. 9,512 crore as compared to Rs 9,057 crore in September 2014 .