Introduction India is a very big tropical nation and is surely understood for its different climatic features. India has turned into one of the world’s tourists destination with high number of guests every year. It has an dramatic development of tourism in the course of the most recent 25 years and it is a standout amongst the most remarkable economic changes. Tourism movement has durable socio-economic effects on the host economy and group. India is the 12th most appealing tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific by the report of world economic forum.
In fact they are contributing to the causes of national instigation. (d) Employment Generation No other sector of Indian economy has generated huge employment opportunities like the travel and tourism industry. The travel industry employees over 25000 people directly and thousands of indirectly in India. The world travel and tourism council forecasts that during the next decade more than 10 million jobs will be created by travel and tourism industry along across the world economy. (e) Earning of Foreign Currency The foreign exchange brought to India by the travel companies is a vital contribution toward the national economy.
Tourism has become one of the main or players in international commerce, and represents at the same time one of the main income sources for many developing countries. This growth goes hand in hand with an increasing diversification and competition among destinations. This global spread of tourism in industrialized and developed states has produced economic and employment benefits in many related sectors - from construction to agriculture or telecommunications. Tourism in India The tourism industry of India is economically important and is growing rapidly. The World Travel & Tourism Council calculated that tourism generated INR6.4 trillion or 6.6% of the nation's GDP in 2012.
As we are aware of the fact that tourism sector provides 6-7 per cent of the world’s total jobs directly and millions more indirectly through the multiplier effect as per the UN‟s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).In India every one million invested in tourism creates 47.5 jobs directly and around 85-90 jobs indirectly. In comparison, agriculture creates only 44.6 jobs and manufacturing a mere 12.6 jobs. Tourism accounts for around 12.4% of the total employment in India and with the enhancing number of FTA there will be a boom in the job opportunities. Tourism in India accounts for 6.8% of the GDP and ranks 42nd in the United Nations World Tourism Organization rankings, the third largest foreign exchange earner for the country with 16th most visited country in the world, with a share of 1.56% in the world’s tourism receipts. India offers geographical diversity, attractive beaches, 30 World Heritage Sites and 25 bio-geographic zones.
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.
INTRODUCTION As we all know that the tourism industry is growing rapidly in India. The travel and tourism industry has blessed the country. India gets a third rank among the world for its tourism. Our India is known as heritage country, so by this name our country has gain the popular rank among the tourist. India gets the second highest income from this industry.
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:
India has significant potential become a preferred tourist destination globally. Its rich and diverse cultural heritage, abundant natural resources and biodiversity provides numerous tourist attractions. The total tourist visits in India have been growing at a steady rate of about 16 per cent over the past five years. The travel and tourism sector in India provides significant socio economic benefits. While the direct contribution to GDP is estimated at Rs.
For decades tourism industry growth has been a major contributor to increased economic activity throughout the world. It has created jobs in both large and small communities and is a major industry in many places. It is the dominant economic activity in some communities. The slogan ‘AthithiDevoBhava’ which means ‘guests are like God’ truly represents the fact that Indians have been highly hospitable people and this trend is still present in modern India. A guest is considered as highly revered person.
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