District Administration lists the list of authorized travel agents on the website to avoid fraud.
Advice to check the list when applying for those wishing to go abroad.
Strict action will be taken against unregistered / unauthorized travel agents- Deputy Commissioner.
The District Administration has listed the list of registered travel agents on the website to protect the common people from the junk of unauthorized and fake travel agents, and has appealed to the public to look at this list before going abroad or applying in the future by making sure that if the agent or agency they want to travel through abroad are authorized to send abroad?
Giving this information, District Magistrate cum Deputy Commissioner Mr. Pradeep Kumar Agarwal said that unauthorized and unregistered travel agents are cheating the common man in the name of sending them abroad. The Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court has also taken serious notice about the frauds. He said that for the purpose of sending foreign remittances to the people under the Punjab Human Smuggling Rules, 2014, licenses have been issued to170 Travel Agents in District Ludhiana, for which information is given to the general public on the official website www.ludhiana.gov.in. In addition, this list can also be asked by contacting the office branch or on the phone number 0161-2400394.Mr. Agarwal appealed to those wishing to go abroad and said that they shall only apply for overseas through these registered travel agents. He made it clear that if any unregistered / unauthorized travel agent tries to cheat a person or commits fraud, then he has come against them. I.P.C. Under section 415 and 416, strict legal action will be taken.
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