New Delhi wants to woo medical tourists to ‘Heal in India’

India was ranked tenth out of the top 46 countries in the 2020-21 Medical Tourism Index brought out by the Medical Tourism Association. PHOTO: REUTERS
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NEW DELHI - India receives international travellers for a host of attractions, including its historic sites and natural wonders. In recent years, another draw has emerged: affordable and quality specialised healthcare that has led to the number of medical travellers nearly quadrupling between 2014 and 2019.

The government is now mooting a "Heal in India'' plan to further promote the country's medical facilities abroad and better leverage its wellness tourism offerings.

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