Allocation of Haj Quota

As per the Annual Bilateral Agreement signed between India and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Haj 2017, a quota of 1,70,025 pilgrims (1,25,025 seats for Haj Committee of India and 45,000 seats for Private Tour Operators) has been allocated as against the quota of 1,36,020 pilgrims (1,00,020 seats for Haj Committee of India and 36,000 seats for Private Tour Operators) during previous year.
The quota allotted to Haj Committee of India are allocated to all States/ Union Territories Haj Committees in proportion to the Muslim population of the State/UT as per Census 2011.
This information was given by Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Minister of State (IC) for Minority Affairs, in writtenreply to a question in Rajya Sabha.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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