Eco-Tourism Industry In Arunachal Pradesh: An Empirical Study

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Dr. Ram Krishna Mandal, Dr. Aneeb K Jose, Dr. Manoj P K, Dr. Nishikant Jha, Prof. Aparna Lalitkumar Patil


Eco-tourism is one of the fastest growing industries. Eco-tourism is often perceived as a tool for promoting sustainable development in developing countries. Arunachal Pradesh “the land of dawn-lit mountains” has unparalleled natural beauty with extensive geographical diversity and climatic conditions varying from the tropical to the temperate having a variety of wildlife, flora and fauna.  The tourist destination of whole Arunachal Pradesh has been divided into twelve divisions of circuit. Objective: The paper aims to find out the potentiality of eco-tourism in Arunachal Pradesh.  Methodology: This study is descriptive type in nature based basically on data of secondary sources collected especially from published books, journals, official reports, and websites.

Conclusion: Tourism industry can play a vital role in the State. As this sector is a labor-intensive industry, it can open an employment opportunity. A large number of unemployed persons can be employed by this industry. The Government should take necessary steps for development of the industry.

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