vacationers to Odisha, the Tourism Division on Wednesday
launched the second version of its flagship “Eco-Retreat”
programme at 5 places, officers mentioned.
The occasion was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik by way of digital mode.
The 5 places, specifically Konark, Bhitarkanika,
Daringibadi, Hirakud and Satkosia, underneath the scheme, are open
to guests until February 28, 2021, the officers mentioned.
“Eco-Retreat 2020 will go a good distance in encouraging
vacationers from throughout India to discover these lovely
locations set deep within the hinterlands of Odisha,” Patnaik
This 12 months, a complete 145 cottages of various
classes have been put up within the 5 places.
The extra options within the present 12 months are sea
browsing session, parasailing, e-scooter, open air restaurant,
seaside shack and others, the officers mentioned.
Union Minister of Tourism and Tradition Prahlad Singh
Patel and Union Minister Petroleum, Pure Gasoline and Metal
Dharmendra Pradhan additionally addressed the programme by way of video
The Union tourism minister highlighted the potential of
the state and hoped that such occasions will unlock prospects of
He appreciated the Odisha governments initiative in
organising the “Eco-Retreats” amidst the worldwide pandemic
scenario. PTI AAM
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