Posted by: Bob Payne | May 22, 2011

New Assam wildlife policy won’t harm tourism

While the stress of the Centre’s policy vis-à-vis tourism in protected forests and tiger reserves is on shifting the focus to the buffer zones from the core areas, yet it should not be construed as effecting a total ban on tourist footfall in the core zones. Sujit Banerji, Chairman of the Forest, Environment and Eco-tourism Committee and former Secretary, Tourism, Government of India, said this while addressing a seminar on tourism organized by the Tour Operators’ Association of Assam at Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok today.

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