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Rashtrapati Bhavan to levy charges for Mughal Garden tour

New Delhi, May 20, 2013, (PTI):

Come August, people visiting Rashtrapati Bhavan and Mughal Gardens will be levied a registration charges of Rs 25 which will be spent to maintain and improve services to public.

Nominal registration charges of Rs 25 will be levied upon visitors to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Mughal Gardens from August 1, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said.

These charges are meant to enable Rashtrapati Bhavan maintain and improve services to public.


However, the registration charges will not apply during the opening of the Mughal Gardens to the public in February- March every year.

The registration charges will apply to people who book themselves for tours of Rashtrapati Bhavan and Mughal Gardens through the online booking system on the website www.presidentofindia.nic.in.

It will also apply to walk-in visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays when the Rashtrapati Bhavan is open to public. An online payment system will also be available for the above, the release said.

Visitors in groups of 30 and more will have discounted rates. Children below 12 will be exempted from registration charges.

Since the online booking system commenced from January 1, 2013, over 34,300 visitors have availed of the tours of Rashtrapati Bhavan and Mughal Gardens. On an average, around 650 persons visit Rashtrapati Bhavan each day, it said.

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