Up to date: Feb 13, 2021 03:07 IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], February 13 (ANI): The Odisha authorities has requested the departments of tourism, forest and setting and water sources to determine extra places 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 places 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 boost their earnings”.
The proposals relating to 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, record 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 Setting Dr Mona Sharma, current within the assembly have been suggested to begin nature camps in thirty to forty new places through the yr. It was additionally determined to ask extra non-public sector funding for making nature tourism exercise extra aggressive and employment producing. (ANI)