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Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 2
First page : ( 415) Last page : ( 422)
Print ISSN : 0975-6795. Online ISSN : 2321-5828.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5828.2018.00071.2

A Pro-Poor tourism as a new approaching to populace development in Murshidabad Town: A case study

Majrul S K1, Mandal Sakti2,*

1Guest Lecturer, Department of Geography, RDK College, Jiaganj

2Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj

*Corresponding Author Email: tomblo.sakti@gmail.com

Online published on 21 August, 2018.


Pro-poor tourism is a new concept of tourism geography that featuring new idea in tourism that has been creating employment and generate a self help affiliate to improve socio-economic status of poor people by eradicates poverty. It is to increase communicate line between the tourism trades and native poor people that's native poor people improve their self-sufficient income. It is a decision making process that can access or develop any one of local people, small company, small lodge and local tourist operator. The essentials salient feature are not a type of company or not a type tourist operator, the local people direct involve the poor local people and benefits from tourism. There are not needed a lot of money investment, just a few money invest and more and more benefits or profits earn from this tourism. The main objectives of this paper that to enlighten brief concept about Pro-poor tourism, to highlight the tourist spots attraction in Murshidabad district, to elaborate human livelihood through the GDI and HDI and through the Pro-poor tourism in this area economic development of the local people is incredible. The data base mainly, primary data have been collected from the field survey and secondary data collected from various books, journals, internet, webpage, different govt. office. In general hypothesis, the higher value of composite index so also tourist potential is higher. The analysis may vary from person to person based on the individual choice and interest. This paper relates tourism development for good of living livelihood, living standard and wellbeing of poor rural people which may achieve by a set of effectiveness, participant, and earnest cobwebby of rural work force for development of tourism potential areas.



Benefits, Creating employment, Development, Tourism Potential.


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