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Tourism development through education: A case study of Jammu and Kashmir.



The tourism industry is playing important role in the development of Jammu & Kashmir as the revenue generated by tourism activities have direct impact on the economy of the state. Tourism has the potential to not only be the economy driver, but also it can act as a tool for poverty alleviation. This paper discusses the impact of education on tourism development and also points out the necessity of promoting tourism related curriculum at the secondary and higher secondary level in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The importance of tourism industry to the state of Jammu and Kashmir has also been elaborated in this paper along with the steps taken by the state government to promote tourism related courses at secondary and higher secondary level. Tourism industry of Jammu and Kashmir is on the path of revival and in the coming future it will become one of the major industries and can be used as an effective tool for revenue generation and job creation, but for this the need of the hour is to promote tourism related course at the school level so that in the coming future we have the effective & efficient trained manpower for catering to the needs of tourist visiting Jammu and Kashmir.

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"Tourism development through education: A case study of Jammu and Kashmir.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (, ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.4, Issue 9, page no.19-21, September-2017, Available :

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1709006
Registration ID: 170603
Published In: Volume 4 | Issue 9 | Year September-2017
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Page No: 19-21
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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