12 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2010
Date Written: November 30, 2010
The potential of Cultural Tourism in the India by way of showcasing the rich tribal cultures and the associated economic benefits are beyond debate. The question is of making it sustainable by involving the local tribal communities in this task through the process of capacity building and related community innovations. If this can be realized, we would have realized two goals of equal significance – first, protecting and preserving the unique tribal cultures and secondly economic development. We cannot suppose more than this.
Keywords: ICT, Tourism, Community Development
JEL Classification: 015, 022
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Barman, Arup and Singh, Ranjit and Rao, Y. Venkata, Empowering Tribes Through Cultural Tourism in India – A Dream Project on ICT Integration (November 30, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1718126 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1718126