इंडियन आवाज़     17 Nov 2018 06:53:04      انڈین آواز

Policy for Eco-tourism will provide livelihood to local communities

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA has prepared a policy for Eco-tourism in forest and wildlife areas, which will provide livelihood opportunities for the local communities. This will also educate visitors and enhance their understanding of nature.

In a statement, Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, to enhance the capacity of local communities, specialised training on eco-tourism activities will be imparted.

He pointed out that the members of local communities can be employed as nature and tourist guides for providing hospitality, as nature science interpreters and patrol partners to protect nature.

Dr Vardhan said, the policy envisages active participation of forest dwellers living away from the forests, as well as of fringe dwellers in the forest.

Highlighting the objectives of the Eco-Tourism policy, Dr. Harsh Vardhan stated that engaging local communities and develop mechanism with a view to enrich local economy, as well as sustainable use of indigenous material is a primary one.

The Minister also indicated that the policy will further help in enhancing the education and awareness about wildlife and habitat in the country.


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