Odisha government has decided to develop 40 new tourist spots, and also offer accommodation options. This decision was taken at a high-level meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary A P Padhi. He further directed the Forest and Environment Department to develop suitable facilities including a waste disposal provision at eco-tourism spots.
Chief Secretary A P Padhi directed the Forest and Environment Department to develop suitable facilities including waste disposal provision at eco-tourism spots.
He further revealed that the investment made for this project is around Rs 100 crore. Accommodation facilities for 15 to 20 families will also be developed in every major eco-tourism spot in the state.
Forest and Environment Secretary S C Mohapatra said that as of now 20 eco-tourism sites have been taken up and 40 new destinations have been identified for development. Target has been set to develop all these spots within a period of five years with investment of around Rs 100 crore, he said.