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a) Report of the Working Group on Tourism – 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017)

Download/View: Report of the Working Group on Tourism_12th Five Year Plan.pdf

b) State Policies

Tourism policy and planning at a national and state level provides a framework for responsible tourism development and management. Strategic planning for tourism at a destination level must align and integrate with national and state policy and plans as well as local planning frameworks.

Various Indian states have developed their own ecotourism policies or have highlighted the need for sustainable tourism practices in the tourism policies. Click on the links below for download/view:

Kerala (2012) Kerala Tourism Policy.pdf
Meghalaya (2011) The Tourism Policy of Meghalaya.pdf
Odisha (2013) Odisha Forest Sector_Ecotourism Policy.pdf
Punjab (2009) Ecotourism Policy of Punjab.pdf
Rajasthan (2010) Rajhastan Ecotourism Policy.pdf
Sikkim (2011) Sikkim Ecotourism Policy.pdf
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