Odisha tourism

Embankment proposed along Talasari-Udaipur 

Once a new protection wall comes up along the stretch and the marine drive is developed, the tourism potential of the place will see a change, according to Bhogarai MLA Ananta Das.

published on : 15th January 2022

Eco Retreat mess: Event agency says Tourism department didn’t keep its end

The event management firm alleged that the tents could not be completed on time as connecting roads, electricity and water supply were not provided as per the terms and conditions.

published on : 20th December 2021

Odisha may soon have eco-tourism centres at all popular destinations

The Chief Secretary directed the officials concerned to scale up community-based management model with active participation and capacity building of the community members dealing with tourists.

published on : 19th November 2021

Employees protest OTDC privatisation move  

The association members submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister recently alleging the privatisation will rob 1,000-odd workers of employment.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Sambalpur's heritage lovers unite against Odisha Tourism's restaurant plan in Rani Bakhri

Agitators said that the monument can be utilised to house a museum, a photography or art gallery or a library which will help people connect with the culture and heritage of the land.

published on : 16th September 2021

‘Godman’ posed as OTDC chief, conned contractor Rs 3 cr

Along with him, EOW held Chandan Akash Mohanty, an engineer who has previously worked with OTDC.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Island Odyssey, Hirakud Cruise for Debrigarh tourists soon

The visitors may opt for a customised package of ‘Hirakud Cruise’ where they will be able to enjoy boat ride in the lake on a specialised tourist boat.

published on : 27th July 2021

Catamarans at Bhitarkanika handed over to Tourism dept

The boats have been gathering dust as the Forest Department which initially owned them could not find trained personnel to operate them.

published on : 11th July 2021

Odisha government turns spotlight on boating

The locations should be identified on the basis of the objective criteria of their competitiveness for being popularised in the tourism market. 

published on : 10th July 2021