Tourism Ministry To Provide Incentives Under CSS Scheme For Promoting MICE Tourism In India Through ICPB


In order to give a boost to MICE Tourism and attract more MICE events to the country, Ministry of Tourism, Government oflndia has decided to extend the benefits to MICE organisers in the form of certain incentives under the Champion Sector in Services Scheme (CSSS). For this purpose, a MICE fund has been set up under CSSS. Under this initiative to encourage MICE operators to bring more conferences/meetings/seminars to India, they will be entitled to avail certain financial incentives in the form of GST reimbursement. The incentive would be made available for a period ofthree years. A prior approval from MOT will be required to avail incentives under the scheme along with a NOC from the concerned travel trade association. MOT has made India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) as the nodal agency for steering and promoting the scheme who in turn would motivate Indian Travel Planners / Societies / Associations towards utilising the scheme.

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