Some Important Facts from 13-10-2021 Current Affairs

Tourism in India

  • Travel and Tourism Power Ranking publisher is World Travel and Tourism Council(WTTC).
  • India is ranked third(behind US and China) in Travel and Tourism Power Ranking 2019
  • Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report publisher is World Economic Forum(WEF).
  • India ranked 34 of 140 countries in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019
  • In 2019, it contributed 9.3% to India's Gross Domestic Product(GDP) and received 5.9% of total investments.

Law of Mining

  • As per the Mine and Minerals Development Regulation(Amendment) Act 2015, in every district affected by mining-related operations, the state government shall, by notification, establish a trust as a non-profit body to be called the District Mineral Foundation(DMF).
  • Mining companies contribute 10-30% on the royalty amount that they pay to the government to DMF
  • Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana(PMKKKY) is a scheme by the Ministry of Mining for using the funds accrued under DMF.

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