EIACP RP on Ecotourism is established under ENVIS programme of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India in the area of Ecotourism.

Ecotourism is:                

"Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people."

The Centre Collects Data/ Information on Eco Tourism and disseminate through website and newsletters for the purpose of guidelines to researchers, students, stakeholders and ecotourism entrepreneurs.