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MARKETING DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE (MDA) SCHEME for Medical Tourism/Wellness Tourism Service Providers

Ministry of Tourism

This scheme can be leveraged by small enterprises that are venturing into Medical Tourism and Wellness Industry. Financial support under the MDA Scheme will be provided to approved medical tourism service providers, i.e. Representatives of Hospitals accredited by Joint Commission for International Accredited Hospitals (JCI) and National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH) and Medical Tourism facilitators (Travel Agents/Tour Operators approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and engaged in Medical Tourism.

Scheme Benefits & Highlights

A Medical/Wellness service provider is eligible for financial assistance under MDA Scheme to participation in three approved medical/tourism fairs/medical conferences/wellness tourism fairs/wellness conferences and allied road shows (PMT) abroad in one financial year. 

Financial Assistance would be permissible on travel expenses by air from India to any other country & by air/eurail from one country to another abroad, in economy excursion class fair and/or charges of the built up furnished stall, electricity and water charges etc. subject to a maximum of 75% of the total expenditure or Rs. 2.00 Lac whichever is less.

Eligibility

Financial support under the MDA Scheme will be provided to approved medical tourism service providers, i.e. Representatives of Hospitals accredited by Joint Commission for International Accredited Hospitals (JCI) and National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH) and Medical Tourism facilitators (Travel Agents/Tour Operators approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and engaged in Medical Tourism  and to the approved Wellness Centers i.e representative of the Wellness Centers accredited by the State Governments

Registration Process

Smt. Mini Prasannakumar

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