One-time financial assistance of Rs. 10,000 to 328 licensed tourist guides - approved by Kerala Tourism and India Tourism - working in the State's tourism sector, subject to conditions.
Following category of Tourist Guides are eligible:
The Department of Tourism will be providing a onetime non-refundable financial assistance to the above categories of guides @ Rs.10,000/- per head.
The Tourist Guides, as detailed in clause 2 above, shall file a formal application along with the required documents online to the Director, Department of Tourism. The applicant should submit the formal application in the online platform hosted in www.keralatourism.org along with the required documents
The applicant will get a notification by email/SMS once the application is approved by the Director, Department of Tourism
Deficiencies, if any, would be communicated to the applicant within a period of seven days by the Director and the applicant should be given sufficient time to rectify the deficiencies
Sanctioning of Financial Assistance under this scheme will be the sole discretion of the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Appeals, if any, shall be filed before the Director, Department of Tourism, Thiruvananthapuram within a period of 15 days from the date of declining of the application. The appeal shall be disposed of as early as possible within one month of receipt of the appeal after giving the appellant an opportunity of being heard, if necessary.
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