To promote beach tourism in Odisha, government has decided to develop Talsari beach in Balasore. The proposal got a positive response at a high-level meeting by Chief Secretary A P Padhi. Chief Secretary advised the tourism department to prepare a
detail proposal with financial outlay for approval of the government.
The Balasore District Collector and Divisional Forest Officer were asked to identify around 50 acre of land for development of the project and take other preliminary steps.
Tourist Reception Centre, food court and cafeteria, change room with cloak room, amphitheatre, parking, landscape, beach furniture, site development and solid waste management facilities have been proposed for development of the project. The initial
investment for infrastructure development of the circuit has been estimated at Rs 4302 crore.
The beach is about 80 kilometre from Balasore town. Talsari beach would be developed into a world class beach with all the facilities desired by a modern tourist,” Tourism Secretary G K Dhal said.