In a move to facilitate domestic travel across India, the Tourism Ministry has asked all then Union territories and States to remove restrictions and RT-PCR test results for fully vaccinated travellers.
And as per the reports, this is the second time the Ministry has written to the states to remove the need for RT-PCR test certificates for fully vaccinated travellers. As per the Ministry, fully vaccinated travellers can proceed to their final travel destination upon showing their final vaccination certificate.
According to the recent news, the Ministry has sent an official letter to the tourism secretaries of all the states and Union territories where it has urged the authorities to take urgent measures in consultation with concerned departments at the state level to relax the restriction on movement of fully vaccinated travellers and the requirement for producing an RT-PCR negative certificate for such travellers.
As per the new letter, it is important for the state and UT to take confidence and build the required measures to revive tourism activities in the respective states. It added, that as the country has managed to cross the desirable vaccination threshold of 50 crores, all the regions need to contemplate how to facilitate travel for people.
In a recent development, The Union Ministry has also categorically stated that there has been no direction from the Ministry at any point in time to use the RT-PCR test as a tool for permission for travel across India.