Agro-Tourism Scope and Opportunities for the Farmers in Maharashtra
Vijay M. Kumbhar
Dhananjayrao Gadgil College of Commerce, Satara Dist-Satara Maharashtra, India 415001
February 9, 2010
Indiastat, September-October 2009
Tourism is now well recognised as an engine of growth in the various economies in the world. Several countries have transformed their economies by developing their tourism potential. Tourism has great capacity to generate large-scale employment and additional income sources to the skilled and unskilled. Today the concept of traditional tourism has been changed. Some new areas of the tourism have been emerged like Agro-Tourism. Promotion of tourism would bring many direct and indirect benefits to the people.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: Employment, Income, Rural development
JEL Classification: Q13, Q19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 11, 2010 ; Last revised: July 13, 2010
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