Tourist Help Line in India
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, has introduced a 24x7 Toll Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Help Line to facilitate visits of foreign tourist visiting India. The Tourist Help Line has been launched in 12 international languages, namely, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, including Hindi and English. This service is available on toll free number 1800111363 or on a short code 1363 and operational 24x7 (365 days in a year) offering a "multi-lingual helpdesk". The objective of this Tourist Help Line is to provide information relating to travel and tourism in India to the domestic and international tourists. The Tourist Help Line also advises callers during the times of distress, if any, while travelling in India and alerts the concerned authorities, if required. This is a unique endeavour by Government of India which gives the foreign tourists a sense of safety and security during their travel in India.