Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], February 13 (ANI): The Odisha authorities has requested the departments of tourism, forest and atmosphere and water assets to determine extra areas of eco-retreat interventions for enhancing nature tourism actions within the state.
Reviewing the current state and future prospects of nature tourism within the State at a high-level assembly on Thursday, Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra directed the collectors to determine areas for organising year-round eco-retreat websites, nature camps, day locations, river cruise, boating, jungle safari, wildlife sighting towers of their districts.
Mohapatra mentioned “Nature tourism isn’t any extra worldwide vacationer exercise. Now extra home vacationers are visiting the character camps in Odisha. Eco-locations, nature websites and nature camps will generate extra employment alternatives for the native populace and can assist to reinforce their revenue”.
The proposals concerning scaling up eco-tourism actions at Talasari, Konark, Satpada, Chandipur, Debrigarh, Bhitarkanita, Similipal, Daringibadi, Astarang, Satkosia gorge, Tikarpada, Hirakud, Chilika and Nalabana in Odisha have been mentioned within the assembly.
Chief Secretary additionally directed to demarcate tourism zones in forest areas, checklist out the dams, river stretches and water our bodies having good potential for boating, water boats, cruises and placement of houseboats.
It was determined that the diesel motorboats engaged in vacationer websites could be transformed to CNG mode.
Further Chief Secretary Forest and Surroundings Dr Mona Sharma, current within the assembly have been suggested to begin nature camps in thirty to forty new areas in the course of the 12 months. It was additionally determined to ask extra personal sector funding for making nature tourism exercise extra aggressive and employment producing. (ANI)
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