|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Jan 17: Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Lifelong Learning Dr Vivek Sharma, University of Jammu has delivered a lecture on the theme “Role of Rural Tourism in Sustainable Rural Development in India” at the Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
Dr Sharma, in his address to the M.Phil and Ph.D research Scholars of rural development said the rural tourism is a nature based tourism that has the potential to develop Rural India.
He also highlighted the potential of Rural Tourism as the main driver of economic growth and employment generation across the globe by addressing issues such as rural poverty, empowerment of rural women, strengthening the social and economic status of the rural people, Conservation of the rural environment including the flora and fauna and thus, contributing towards sustainable Rural Development.
Prominent among those present on the occasion were Dr. Dilip S. Patil.
, Director, Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension, University of Mumbai.
, Dr. Kunal D. Jadhav, Associate Professor, other teaching and non-teaching staff members.