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Tourism alone created 14 million jobs in last 4 years, claims tourism minister KJ Alphons

Updated : February 21, 2019 11:46 PM IST

The country has climbed from seventh slot in 2017 to the third rank in 2018 in the world travel & tourism council's power and performance index, he told the second meeting of the reconstituted National Tourism Advisory Council here.
It can be noted that BJP rode to power in the 2014 polls promising 10 million new jobs every year but the latest official data, whcih was junked by the government later, showed that unemployment rate touched a 47 year high in 2018.
Tourism alone created 14 million jobs in last 4 years, claims tourism minister KJ Alphons
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