New Delhi: The tourism ministry has roped in technology giant Google to offer 3D rotating views and a virtual reality experience of Indian monuments on its Incredible India website, reported The Economic Times.
“We want to give tourists a virtual reality experience, and Google has the technology and the product,” tourism minister KJ Alphons. “We hope this will inspire more people to come to India,” he said.
The ministry has also requested all states to set up specialised police teams to protect foreign tourists, Alphons said.
Currently, 14 states and UTs, including Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Kerala, have tourist police.