Pro Poor Tourism: unlocking opportunities for rural youth Vibha Jantwal and Geeta Negi M.Sc. Agricultural Extension & Communication, Department of Agricultural Communication, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar 263145 India India is one of the important tourist destinations, a position it has attained due to successful “Incredible India” campaign. Government is making sincere efforts to diversify its tourism sector. Tourism is one of the most important emerging sectors that is contributing 6.6% to national GDP, supporting 39.5 millions job and contributes 7.7% of total employment in the country.
Industrial Culture in India Every country in the world is concerned about its economic development .The fruits of such development arise to the country with technological and educational development. These technological and educational changes get reflected in the society. And these social changes lead to new culture. Development of science and technology led to a rapid industrialization in India. Our lives are dependent on industries because industries provide goods, employment and services which satisfy our wants.
Social and Economic Impacts of Tourism in India INTRODUCTION India as a tourist destination entices immense attraction from various sectors. Tourism has emerged as one of the major industries to boost the Indian economy, contributing substantially to foreign exchange earnings and serving as a potential generator of employment opportunities. India has immense possibilities of growth in the tourism sector, with its vast cultural and religious heritage and varied natural attractions, but the country has only a meagre share in the world tourism. India’s rich cultural heritage and glorious traditions are linked with the development of tourism in India. IMPACTS OF TOURISM IN INDIA Positive Impacts Generating Income and Employment:
in 2009-2010 6.77% and in the year 2012-13 it was increased to 6.88%. Also in terms of Employment generation both directly and indirectly also it shows the upward trend i.e. in 2009-10 it was 10.17% and in the year 2012-13 it was increased to 12.36%. It shows that the tourism industry in India plays an active role in the socio-economic development of an individual and the nation. Financial Performance: (Rupees in Crores) 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 Turnover 413.43 299.75 392.36 423.06 440.64 469.58 522.00 Profit before tax 38.19 -20.51 -11.73 22.02 5.48 11.93 29.88 Profit after tax 25.38 -14.31 -8.59 8.54 2.99 9.42 23.62 Direct foreign Exchange earnings 20.10 15.09 14.12 20.38 19.73 15.87
), and Entertainment Services (Amusement Parks, Casinos, Shopping Malls, Music Venues and Theaters etc.) and so on. Tourism in India is economically significant and growing rapidly. Contribution in India Economy by Tourism Industry is significant as it contributes 6.3% in nation’s GDP (120 Billion USD), 8.7% in total employment (38 Millions of jobs creation).
The overall performance of the Indian manufacturing sector has widespread implications for various aspects of the economy; employment, being one of the chief areas of impact. Since this sector generates large scale employment for low and medium skilled workers, it is imperative to develop features which will create a conducive environment for industries to grow further. The Make in India campaign by the government has given the much needed push to the manufacturing sector. So we can say that India is performing decently and there is huge opportunity for India to grow and increase forex reserve and attract more FDI and FII by expanding its International
Top 10 Reasons to Visit India India, one of the most ancient countries in the world is known worldwide for many unique features. The rich civilization of the country traces back to the age when many of today’s developed countries were not discovered even. So, if you are planning to make your holiday trip enriching and memorable one, India can be a good option for you. Here are the best reasons for why you should visit India at least once. 1.
This paper discussed how India is developing as a popular tourist destination in the world, driven by the focus on modification and generating value for tourists. It focused to change the attitude and behaviour toward foreign tourist by stressing on the aspect that a guest has been held in high esteem in India since ancient times. This paper observed that there has been a enormous growth in tourism in India because of the policies of the government and assistance from all levels. The author stated that many events like 20/20 IPL cricket matches, commonwealth games etc., works as a big catalyst for promoting tourism in
INTRODUCTION India boasts of a rich textile and craft heritage. These traditions not only give meaning to the existence of the people of India, but also provide domestic, social and religious framework. The Indian Textiles Industry has an overwhelming presence in the economic life of the country and is one of the leading textile industries in the world. Though was predominantly unorganized industry even a few years back, but the scenario started changing after the economic liberalization of Indian economy in 1991. The opening up of economy gave the much-needed thrust to the Indian textile industry, which has now successfully become one of the largest in the world.
Like any other industry , this industry also faces challenges of customers' changing needs and desires, customer’s satisfaction and safetyof the customer. Fun ,joy ,learning satisfaction are the focus of tourism businesses. Modern dimensions of this industry can be named as healthcare tourism, spiritual tourism, pilgrimage tourism, educational tourism, investment tourism etc. Transportation, travel services, recreation and entertainment, accommodation, food and beverage services are the main components of tourism industry. Interestingly there are two categories of Indian tourism : 1. outbound tourism - people going from India to other territories or countries.