In respect of development and promotion of Tourism in the state, Governor is pleased to approve a new Tourism Policy named West Bengal Tourism Policy, 2016.
Department of Tourism, Govt. of West Bengal
The objective of this Department is to run the Tourist Administration in the interest of the Tourists along with Promotion of Tourism and creation of Tourist facilities.
West Bengal Incentive Scheme, 2015 for Tourism Units is a new set of incentives for promotion of Tourism, effective from 07.01.2015 to 31.12.2020.
Governor has been pleased to implement a policy for the issuance of “All Bengal Contract Carriage Permits” exclusively for the purpose of carrying tourists.
In West Bengal Tourism and Development Corporation Ltd. who dies in-harness or retires prematurely may be offered employment on compassionate ground.