Agri-Tourism in India: A Way of Rural Development
The study makes an attempt to assess the impact of agri-tourism on economic life of farmers in rural areas. The result indicates that agritourism may be a source of additional income for farmers. Farmers are now-a-days facing more problems for maintaining their livelihood because agricultural productions in India are fluctuating for monsoon. Therefore they needs source of additional income and in this case agri-tourism may be the possible alternative. Agri-tourism helps for increasing interaction between rural and urban peoples. Agri-tourism involvement in agricultural operations creates joyful experience to the tourist. Agri-tourism could create awareness about rural life and knowledge about agriculture science among urban school children. Thus, the paper suggests that the agri-tourism has the capacity for creating income opportunity for farmers and shows new path for rural development.