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Uttar Pradesh to leverage tourism as poverty-alleviation tool

World Bank-funded Pro-poor tourism project on track

Virendra Singh Rawat  |  Lucknow 

World Bank funded Pro-poor Tourism Development Project covering the top three tourist hotspots in Uttar Pradesh-the Buddhist Circuit, Braj-Mathura and Agra-Taj Mahal regions- is all set to take off after the conclusion of the first round of interaction with its stakeholders. The final report on the project is underway and is likely to be submitted by September after consultative meetings with all stakeholders come to an end.    Pro-poor tourism (PPT) is a holistic tourism concept aimed at generating economic, social and cultural benefits aimed for the poor living ...

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First Published: Tue, April 25 2017. 20:11 IST
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