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Indian Tourism: Beyond The Millennium

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ISBN: 9788121206211    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2000     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 222        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Madan Prasad Bezbaruah, born on 1st December 1941 at Guwahati (Assam) is retired IAS officer of 1964 batch of the Assam Meghalaya cadre. During his service career he held...Read more
Description About The Author:- Madan Prasad Bezbaruah, born on 1st December 1941 at Guwahati (Assam) is retired IAS officer of 1964 batch of the Assam Meghalaya cadre. During his service career he held many important assignments both in the Government of India. He was Secretary in the Government of Assam in the Departments of Education Health, Industries and finance and Chairman of the Assam State Electricity board. He was the Home Secretary of Assam from January 1986 to August 1990. Before taking up his present assignment as Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, he served as Principal Advisor in the Planning Commission of India. During 1990-94, he was Minister (Economic) in the High Commission of India, London. In this assignment he was closely involved in the formation of the 'Indo-British Partnership'. He was also a short-term Consultant to the National Development Planning Commission of Ghana. Mr. Bezbaruah has written a number of literary articles in vernacular magazines as also articles on popular economic topics in the regional English newspapers. He has contributed articles/reviews to- Contemporary South Asia, Oxford; and Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai. His essay on Cultural Sub-nationalism in India's North-East' has been included in the book 'sub-national Movements in South Asia' edited by Dr. Subrata Guha and R. Alison Levis (West view Press). He secured a first class Masters degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and obtained the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Harvard University USA.Contents:- Foreword • Preface • Acknowledgements • CHAPTERS : Tourism : The Global Scenario • India-Looking Back • Regional Perspective-Two Cases • Public-Private Partnership • Sustainable Tourism • International and Regional Cooperation • The Future Vision • APPENDICES • Tourism Policy (1982) • The National Action Plan for Tourism • Draft National Tourism Policy (1997) • List of World Tourism Organisation (WTO) Members States • World Tourism Organisation (WTO) Declarations-About The Book:- Bill Gates Of Microsoft Identified Tourism As One Of The Three Major Industries Of The Future. With The Projected Arrival Of 1.6 Billion Tourists By 2020 Generating Tourist Receipt Of Us $ 2000 Billion, Creating One Job Every 2.5 Seconds, Tourism, Today, Has Emerged As One Of Biggest Industries Of The Future. India Offers, As Is Often Said, The 'World In One Place'-With Tremendous Variety That Provides Everyone. What Is The Present Scenario Of Tourism Development In India? What Is India'S Position In The Global Scenario? How Is India Prepared To Participate In The Great Tourism Boom Of The 21St Century? The Book "Indian Tourism Beyond The Millennium" By A Person, Who Has An Inside View Of The Development Of Tourism In India, Delves Into These And Many Other Pertinent Questions. As India Prepares To Enter The New Millennium, The Book Traces The History Of Tourism Development In India, The Constraints That Limit Its Growth And The Issues That May Fashion The Future. Replete With Valuable Statistical Information, Its Incisive Insight Into The Emerging Trends, Couple With Commonsense Prescription For The Future, Makes The Book A 'Must Read' For Policy Planners, Researchers, Students And The General Public Alike. The Book Takes Us Through The Global Scenario, The Progress Of Indian Tourism As Unfolded In The 50 Years Since Independence, The Specific Issues Of Ecology And Sustainable Development With Reference To Fragile Areas Like Ladakh An North-East India, The Importance Of Public Private Partnership-In Fact A Kaleidoscope Of All That You Wanted To Know About India Tourism., About The Author:- Madan Prasad Bezbaruah, Born On 1St December 1941 At Guwahati (Assam) Is Retired Ias Officer Of 1964 Batch Of The Assam Meghalaya Cadre. During His Service Career He Held Many Important Assignments Both In The Government Of India. He Was Secretary In The Government Of Assam In The Departments Of Education Health, Industries And Finance And Chairman Of The Assam State Electricity Board. He Was The Home Secretary Of Assam From January 1986 To August 1990. Before Taking Up His Present Assignment As Secretary In The Ministry Of Tourism, Government Of India, He Served As Principal Advisor In The Planning Commission Of India. During 1990-94, He Was Minister (Economic) In The High Commission Of India, London. In This Assignment He Was Closely Involved In The Formation Of The 'Indo-British Partnership'. He Was Also A Short-Term Consultant To The National Development Planning Commission Of Ghana. Mr. Bezbaruah Has Written A Number Of Literary Articles In Vernacular Magazines As Also Articles On Popular Economic Topics In The Regional English Newspapers. He Has Contributed Articles/Reviews To- Contemporary South Asia, Oxford; And Economic And Political Weekly, Mumbai. His Essay On Cultural Sub-Nationalism In India's North-East' Has Been Included In The Book 'sub-National Movements In South Asia' Edited By Dr. Subrata Guha And R. Alison Levis (West View Press). He Secured A First Class Masters Degree In Economics From The Delhi School Of Economics And Obtained The Master Of Public Administration (Mpa) Degree From Harvard University Usa., Content:- Foreword • Preface • Acknowledgements • Chapters : Tourism : The Global Scenario • India-Looking Back • Regional Perspective-Two Cases • Public-Private Partnership • Sustainable Tourism • International And Regional Cooperation • The Future Vision • Appendices • Tourism Policy (1982) • The National Action Plan For Tourism • Draft National Tourism Policy (1997) • List Of World Tourism Organisation (Wto) Members States • World Tourism Organisation (Wto) Declarations-
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