Shivaji B. Shinde, Dr. Tushar A. Shitole


In the recent years tourism has grown in India from local economic activity to a major global industry giving employment to a large number of peoples at various levels. Pune district is one of the India with a great potential for tourism. Thus, Pune is rich in physical, cultural, historical, archeological, heritage and religious sites. Even though there is a great potential for tourism in Pune district, the district lacks planning for tourism and supporting infrastructure. In this paper an attempt is made to study the GIS will be as a tool for site suitability for known as well as unknown places in the Pune district of Maharashtra. With considering gravity of this subject, the research has under taken Pune district. Moreover, such study may provide potential suitable sites to increase the tourist to be visited, to boost tourism in the Pune to its full potential.

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