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The process of Liberalization, Privatization, and Globalization has brought about a significant change in the economies of the world. Global economic restructuring has created an environment in which economies have to adjust to maintain their social and economic viability. The change forces demand operations at global level that has brought change in the thinking and use of the nature and the rural resources. These changes have generated new ideas as well as approaches to leisure, recreation, and tourism in particular. These ideas and approaches have paved path towards rural and agro tourism development. Agro tourism is complimentary to traditional agricultural activities. It is an opportunity for farmers to use the available resources in a diversified and innovative way. It creates a win–win situation to farmers as well as tourists.

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