Sector Overview

  • Average Annual

    Footfall of 238 Million (14% share in India)

  • 2nd

    Highest Domestic Tourist footfall in India

  • 3rd

    Highest Foreign tourist footfall in India

  • Hotspot

    for heritage and cultural tourism.

  • Emerging

    destination for wellness, MICE, adventure and eco-tourism in India.

Key Enablers

  • 7 Tourism circuits exists and Defined Heritage Arcs 10 more circuits upcoming
  • Attractive Festivals and Fairs, viz, Taj Mahotsav, Kumbh mela, Holi, Deva mela, Matar Sankranti Mela, etc.
  • New initiatives, viz, Travelers’ Conclave & Deepotsav
  • Kumbh 2019 – Spiritual Carnival 245 million footfall within 2 Months (239.5 million domestic; 1.03 million foreign)
  • Beating the Highest Average State Annual Footfall in India of 350 million (Tamil Nadu)

Key Policy Support

  • Capital Investment

  • Interest

  • Stamp Duty

  • Land use conversion & Development charges Exemption

Key Players

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Policy Details

Key Policy Highlights

Uttar Pradesh Food Processing Industry Policy 2017

  • Capital Investment Subsidy @25% upto Rs 50 lakhs
  • Additional Grants-in-aid to Mega Food Parks upto Rs 50 Cr under SAMPADA scheme
  • Additional Grants-in-aid @10% under SAMPADA scheme for fruits and vegetables processing industries
  • Interest Subsidy@100% for 5 years to micro and small food processing industries,, and @7% for 5 years for establishments other than micro and small food processing industries.
  • Interest Subsidy for purchase of reefer vehicle/ mobile cooling van @7% for 5 years
  • Export promotion incentive @50% reimbursement of expenses incurred on exporting processed food samples for test marketing; and reimbursement of 25% of transportation cost up to INR 10 lakhs p.a. for 3 years. Also 20% reimbursement of Free On Board value up to Rs 20 lakhs per beneficiary p.a. for 3 years.
  • Patent registration fee reimbursement @75% and Quality certification fee reimbursement @50% for internationally accepted quality certification

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