Tag: Ecotourism

Odisha okays action plan to develop 30 ecotourism spots

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today approved an action plan to develop 30 places in the state as ecotourism destinations. The action plan was approved in the ecotourism board meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary A P Padhi. He directed the department of forest and environment to plan the projects on self-sustaining mode. Padhi […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Op-Ed: Ecotourism Boost A Welcome Move

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Ecotourism is the buzzword. Odisha government, too, seems keen to make the most of it having set aside Rs 7.7 crore in the current budget for infrastructure development at ecotourism sites. This sector has tremendous potential for revenue generation and the best thing about it is that local communities have a […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Ecotourism Is About Nurturing Nature, Not Pampering Consumerism

Odisha’s overall performance in getting tourists, both domestic and international, has been modest. Of the 185.50 crore domestic tourists in the country in 2018, Odisha attracted only 1.52 crore –…

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021