Covid crisis: Over 2 crore people associated with tourism sector lost jobs, says Centre

In the pre-pandemic period, that is, in 2019-2020, around 34.8 million direct jobs were available in the Indian tourism industry: G. Kishan Reddy

Over two crore people associated with tourism sector in India lost jobs because of Covid-19, revealed data shared by the Union minister of tourism in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

However, tourism stakeholders pegged the number of job losses in the sector at over four crore.

In a reply to questions from Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista and another legislator, Union tourism minister…

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