Tourism In India

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Sustainable socio-economic Growth is an important need of the present world and it has mammoth possibility in the area of tourism sector and Multi-activity in tourism through which the visitor has an opportunity to have firsthand experience with multiple occupations and activities, rural products, traditional and cultural food and the daily life of the people of the host country. In India, Strategic initiatives for development of tourism sector have been taken and must be given top priority because it has direct linkage with creation of employment opportunities resulting in to economic growth. Particularly, tourism sector has been addressed so that a developing country like India can reap the benefits of marketing of tourism to meet the twin…show more content…
Providing guidelines to central agencies in tourism infrastructure development, scheme for assistance for large revenue generating projects, public-private partnership in infrastructure development, guidelines for approval of convention centers, motel projects, timeshare resorts, guesthouses, etc. investment-linked incentives offered by state governments include subsidized land cost, relaxation in stamp duty, and exemption on sale/lease of land, power tariff incentives, concessional rate of interest on loans, subsidies/tax incentives, and special incentive packages for mega projects. Incentives are provided for setting up projects in special areas of North-east, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and providing Support to PPP in infrastructure development including viability gap funding. Schemes for capacity-building of service providers. These positive changes are going to provide push effect to the tourism sector. But these changes are unfeasible until there is an integration of entrepreneurship skill development as Schumpeter (1934) states; entrepreneur is bearer of “mechanism for change”. It means that the entrepreneurs’ personality has been determined and it is shaped by the prevailing social customs and values. Cultural and religious norms, economic status of the people, their castes and inter group relations influences the living conditions of the society and it has been seen that achievement of individuals is always greater than the achievement of groups. Entrepreneurship development too could be achieved more by individuals. The extra Motivation demand the number of reasons for conducting Entrepreneurship development programs in tourism sector

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