Agro-Tourism Scope and Opportunities for the Farmers in Maharashtra

Indiastat, September-October 2009

13 Pages Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last revised: 14 Jul 2013

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Vijay M. Kumbhar

Dhananjayrao Gadgil College of Commerce (An Autonomous College)

Date Written: February 9, 2010

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Employment, Income, Rural development

JEL Classification: Q13, Q19

Suggested Citation

Kumbhar, Vijay Maruti, Agro-Tourism Scope and Opportunities for the Farmers in Maharashtra (February 9, 2010). Indiastat, September-October 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1550170

Vijay Maruti Kumbhar (Contact Author)

Dhananjayrao Gadgil College of Commerce (An Autonomous College) ( email )

Sadar Bazar
Satara
Satara, MA Maharashtra 415001
India
02162234729 (Phone)
02162234729 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://vmkumbhar.webs.com/

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