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Marketing Development Assistance Scheme for promotion of Medical/Wellness Tourism

It has been decided to issue Revised Guidelines in supersession of the Guidelines dated 22.02.2009 issued in respect of the Marketing Development Assistance Scheme (MDA) for Medical Tourism administered by the Ministry of Tourism, GOI. The revised guidelines are as under:

Financial support under the MDA Scheme will be provided to approved medical tourism service providers, i.e. Representatives of Hospitals accredited by Joint Commission for International Accredited Hospitals (JCI) and National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH) and Medical Tourism facilitators (Travel Agents/Tour Operators approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and engaged in Medical Tourism hereinafter referred as MTSP and to the approved Wellness Centers hereinafter referred as WTSP i.e representative of the Wellness Centers accredited by the State Governments, till the guidelines of AYUSH - NABH for accreditation are finalised.