ASSIGNMENT ON First phase GUJARAT TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION SUBMITTED BY;NORBU DEMA INTRODUCTION Gujarat is the 6th largest state in India, it is located in the western part of the India with a coastline of 1600km.it is one of the most popular tourist regions in the country.19.8 million tourist visited in this place and tourist are domestic and international tourists. It offers scenic beauty from great ran of Kutch to the hills of Saputara. Gujarat is the only place to view pure Asiatic lions in the world. During the sultanate reign,hindu craftsmanship mixed with Islamic architecture, giving the rise to the indo-saracenic style. The state is built in a fashion structure.
Since the inception of liberalisation policy in Indian economy, textile industries have seen a different face of its growth. Known as ‘The Textile state of India’, Gujarat is well known for the development of cotton, Ginning processing, power looms, spinning units and processing houses. Gujarat’s Bandhani or Bandhej is one of the best tie and dye fabrics in the country. Dhamadka is the art of printing fabrics with blocks of wooden. Mashru is a fabric mix, which is woven with a combination of cotton and silk.
It is spread in 196,063 geographic (sq. km). The literacy rate of Gujarat is 78.03. Taking a look at Gujarat population from 2011 to 2017 it has shifted 61.8 Million to 67.1 million in these six years. Gujarat is growing in terms of a number of hospitals, healthcare centers, beds and is continued to positive movements in future.
India is the second largest producer of wheat and rice, the world's major food staples. Now a day’s farmers are facing severe problems as they are less aware of the market price for the crops produced by them. It also includes analyzing weather report, fertilizer cost, about the crops, advices on crops, latest news, updates etc. Farmers were in the clutches of the middlemen and the system benefited neither the farmers nor the consumers. In fiscal year ending June 2011, with a normal monsoon season, Indian agriculture accomplished an all-time record production of 85.9 million tons of wheat, a 6.4 % increase from a year earlier.
9. GUJARAT Image Source : The Internet Gujarat is the cultural capital of India. Famous for its archaeological sites, ancient temples and vibrant culture, Gujarat is worth a visit during Winters. The Rann Utsav at the white desert of the Great Rann of Kuchh and the Asiatic lions at the Gir Forest add to the tourist attractions of this winter holiday destination in India. If you are in Gujarat in January make sure to visit the International Kite Festival.
Headline: Khushbu Gujarat Ki spreads to more number of tourists this year Gopi.Shah@timesgroup.com Be it visiting the mesmerizing Rann of Kutch, witnessing lions at Gir, stopping at the pious Somnath and Dwarka or being a part of the Vibrant Summit, Gujarat has always been hospitable in welcoming more number of international and domestic tourists to her land. As the ministry of tourism recently released data of the total number of visitors that India had in 2016, there has been a rise of 6.8 percent of international tourists and 15.5 percent of domestic tourists from 2015. While there were 143.2 crore travelers in 2015, 2016 saw 165.3 crore. After attracting around 4.3 crore of total tourists to Gujarat, AT finds out reasons as to why people want to come to Gujarat. Booming festival tourism Gujarat hosts a lot of tourists during its unique festivals that were started to promote the culture and tradition of the state.
Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy as it contributes about 17% to the total GDP and provides employment to over 60% of the population. It also provides raw materials to leading industries such as cotton textiles and sugar industries. The number of various agricultural commodities like tea, coffee, spices and tobacco constitutes our main items of exports. This amounts to almost 15% of India’s total exports. Hence agriculture provides foreign exchange which helps us to purchase machines from abroad.
The agricultural land in India is very prone to degradation due to intense human activity. There are concerns about decline in the fertility of soil, increase in soil salinity and decrease in the depth of the underground water table. (Joshi and Tyagi, 1994; Aggarwal et al.,2004) most of the population in India does not have access to a balanced diet containing adequate amounts of protein, wheat and rice being the principal food crops. Due to the increasing population, there is a need for sustainable agriculture. Cultivation of highly nutritive crops that require minimal input and can grow in adverse environmental conditions is necessary.
Guar crop cultivation takes place mainly during kharif season. Total production of guar bean in India is estimated to have crossed 2.7 million metric tons during the agricultural year 2013-14. Guar was traditionally grown on marginal lands mainly for food, animal feed and fodder and now is used as a crop with various industrial usages ranging from shale gas fracking, food, printing, pharmacy, textile, etc. What is unique is the binding, thickening and emulsifying property of guar gum powder obtained from guar seed which has made it a much sought after product in the international market. The United State of America is the largest importer of guar from India.
India is the largest producer of milk in the world and it is also largest consumer of milk consuming almost its whole milk production. Dairy industry in India has shaped lives of millions of dairy farmers. Dairy sector in India has been a significant contributor to the Gross Domestic Product and its value of output has grown significantly. Dairy sector is one of the important contributors in the growth of Indian economy. The Indian dairy industry is mainly constituted of 22 state milk federations, 110,000 dairy cooperative societies involving more than 12 million milk producers.