Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2021)
Ecotourism potentials in Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary of Chhattisgarh with special reference to livelihoods of tribes
Siddharth Pandey, Dr. RK Prajapati and Amit Prakash Nayak
The study on the Ecotourism Potentials in Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary of Chhattisgarh with Special Reference to Livelihoods of Tribes. Primary data were collected through questionnaire from tourist/visitors, Local residents, Forest officers/staff. Secondary data were collected through review of literature. Out of the 18 villages studied in Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary few suggestions are collected from the forest dependent communities like – Development of rangelands in forest area so that proper food material should be available to the herbivore animals, Solar water system should be installed to overcome the water scarcity during summer season, the local people should have given the job opportunity in management of tourist spots, so that their income can be improved. As Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary is rich with attractive beauty of flora and fauna and located at the eastern part of Chhattisgarh, these areas endowed with varieties of temples (Sirpur, Turturiya, Matagarh Shivrinarayana, Giroudhpuri and Chatapahaad), waterfalls (Siddhkhol), hill resorts (Dev Hills Darshan) and Picnic spot etc., Chhattisgarh is a must visit state in India for all tourist enthusiasts. These paper focuses community’s dependency on different forest product and ecotourism destination located in an around Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary of Chhattisgarh.
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Siddharth Pandey, Dr. RK Prajapati and Amit Prakash Nayak. Ecotourism potentials in Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary of Chhattisgarh with special reference to livelihoods of tribes. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(2):1390-1401.