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COASTAL TOURISM IN KERALA: ITS IMPACT ON ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE

COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
IN PARTIAL F ULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF
THE DEGREE OF

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
IN

ECONOMICS A
UNDER THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

by

K. RAJESH
UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF

DR. RAMAKRISHNAN KORAKANDY

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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL FISHERIES
COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

COCHIN-16
DECEMBER 2009

DECLARATION

I hereby declare that the thesis entitled COASTAL TOURISM IN KERALA: ITS IMPACT ON ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT is an authentic record of research

work carried out by me under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Ramakrishnan Korakandy, Professor and former Director, School of Industrial Fisheries, Cochin

University of Science and Technology, Cochin-16, in partial fulfilment of the

requirements for the award of the degree of Doctor _of Philosophy of Cochin University of Science & Technology, and that no part of this work has been presented for the award of any degree in any other University.

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Emakulam 2452) 14.12.2009 (Reg. No. sh

School of Industrial Fisheries Cochin University of Science and Technology Cochin —6820l6

CERTIFICATE

This is to certify that this thesis entitled COASTAL TOURISM IN KERALA: ITS IMPACT ON ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT is an authentic record of the research work carried out by Mr. K. Rajesh (Reg. No. 2452), under my supervision and guidance, at the School of Industrial Fisheries, Cochin University of Science and

Technology, Cochin-16, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the

degree of Doctor of Philosophy of Cochin University of Science and Technology under the Faculty of Social Sciences and no part of this work has been presented for the award of any degree in any other University.

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14.12.2009 (Research Guide)

‘ Professor and formerofDirector, School Industrial Fisheries Cochin University of Science and Technology Cochin —6820l6

Acknowledgements
I wish to place on record the deep sense of gratitude to Dr. Ramakrishnan Korakandy,

Professor and former Director, School of Industrial Fisheries, Cochin University of Science and Technology for suggesting this topic while working as Project Fellow for a major UGC research project on Coastal Zone Management in Kerala under him. I am fortunate enough to

have worked with him, since I have found every discussion inspiring and enlightening. I owe

him a great deal for sparing his valuable time for going through the manuscript several times and virtually rewriting to give it its present form.

I express my deep sense of gratitude to Prof. (Dr.)B.Madhusoodana Kurup, present Director, School Industrial Fisheries, and to Prof. (Dr.) Saleena Mathew, former Director of the School, Prof. (Dr.) A.Ramachandran, former Registrar, Cochin University of Science and

Technology for their encouragement and facilities extended for the present work. I thank Dr. K.T.Thomson, Dr. Harikrishnan, Dr. John Mohan and Dr. Mini Sekharan, members of faculty

at the School, for their encouragement. 1 also thank all the non-teaching staff of the School for their kind assistance to complete this work.

I also acknowledge the receipt of project fellowship and research fellowship from CUSAT during the period from August 2000 to March 2004, which enabled me to undertake this research work at the School of Industrial Fisheries.

I express my sincere thanks to Dr. T.M..Iacob, Sr.Lecturer, Nirmala College, Muvuattupuzha, for statistical analysis of data.

I am grateful to organisations like Planning Board, KITTS and CDS at Trivandrum, CIFT and CMFRI at Cochin and EQUATIONS at Bangalore for allowing me access to their libraries. Library ofthe School of Marine Sciences at the Lake Side Campus, the...
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