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Development of Tourism Near Loktak Lake (Moirang) in Manipur Using Geographical Information and Management Techniques


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International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology
Volume 4 Issue - 7
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Nirupama Seram ; Moirangthem Joychand Singh

BibTeX:

@article{IJIRSTV4I7006,
     title={Development of Tourism Near Loktak Lake (Moirang) in Manipur Using Geographical Information and Management Techniques},
     author={Nirupama Seram and Moirangthem Joychand Singh},
     journal={International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology},
     volume={4},
     number={7},
     pages={13--16},
     year={},
     url={http://www.ijirst.org/articles/IJIRSTV4I7006.pdf},
     publisher={IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology)},
}



Abstract:

In today's -world, Tourism is an important socio-economic activity. It promotes national integration which helps in improving infrastructure, creates employment opportunities and augments foreign exchange earnings. In an area where a place of tourist attraction is located, there exist a tourist economy besides the domestic area economy. It also lends helping hand to cultural activities. However in order to fulfill all the pleasure from tourism there are also many problems that its beauty and variety of cultural and natural environment. Its isolation from the outside world, insurgency, political instability, inaccessibility, lack of transportation and infrastructure facilities and ruggedness topography are some of the important impediments coming in the way of development. The problems are multi-dimensional. During research, various options and feedbacks regarding the development of tourism were collected from the household/local people and local policy maker. Leaving apart the problems there also lies the huge potential of tourism in the area. With the recent festival of Sangai festival 2017 in Moirang as the curtain raiser marked the opening and beginning of future aspect of tourism.


Keywords:

Insurgency, Instability, Multidimensional, Political, Ruggedness, Sangai Festival 2017


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