FHW Staff– Mumbai
Public Service Delivery System (PSDS) has been launched by the ministry of tourism, which is a web based system. It enables all the applicants seeking approval for hotel projects, classification/re-classification and related services to track the progress of their applications online on a real time basis. The ministry of tourism endeavours to communicate the final decision on all such applications, which are received complete in all respects, within 90 days of their receipt.
The minister of state (Independent Charge) for culture and tourism, Shripad Yesso Naik said, “Out of 1126 applications received seeking hotel project approvals or classification or re-classification under 1 star to 5 star deluxe and heritage categories, a total number of 468 applications, which were complete in all respect as per the guidelines, have been approved by ministry of tourism under the Public Service Delivery System for hotels till date.”