Tag: Otdc

Marine Aquarium Project Site in Puri
Puri Marine Aquarium project in shambles, denizens suspect embezzlement of funds

The state government initiated the plans in 2009 with an aim to provide a Dubai-like experience to tourists with the ambitious Marine Aquarium project. On January 30, 2009, former Puri MLA Maheswar Mohanty laid the foundation stone for the project near the Urban Haat in Baliapanda which is nearly 200 meter from Puri sea beach.

  • Sunday, 16 October 2022
Hotel Nimantran
OTDC staff siphons off Rs 17.50 lakh from ‘Nimantran Restaurant’ accounts; 2 held 

The accused used to siphon off 50 per cent of the hotel’s income on a daily basis and divert the money to their personal bank accounts.

  • Thursday, 21 July 2022
OTDC rolls out ‘Pitha on Wheels’ for Raja Festival
OTDC rolls out ‘Pitha on Wheels’ for Raja Festival

In a bid to help the denizens of Bhubaneswar relish delicious ‘Odia pithas’ on the occasion of the famous festival, the Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has launched 'Pitha on Wheels'

  • Tuesday, 14 June 2022
Rath Yatra 2017: Tourism department offers special tour packages

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has launched special package tour programmes for the Rath Yatra like every year. With great rush for the tickets, most have been sold out but pilgrims can still avail few packages that will help them get a clear view of proceedings of the world famous festival. The OTDC […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Raja Mahotsav: Celebration kicks off with swings, ‘pitha & paan’ at Panthanivas

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to promote the traditional festival of Raja and cuisine associated with it, the Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) here, as every year, has organised the Raja Mahotsav at Panthanivas, beginning today. The celebration will continue till June 16. Culture Minister Ashok Panda, MP Prasanna Patasani and MLA Priyadarsi Mishra attended the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dilip Tirkey OTDC Chairman
Odisha CM appoints Dilip Tirkey as OTDC chairman

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appointed former Rajya Sabha MP and ex-captain of Indian national hockey team, Dilip Tirkey, as the chairman of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC), official sources said. Tirkey, a leader of the ruling BJD, was elected to the Rajya Sabha on March 22, 2012 and his tenure ended on April […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Pitha On Wheels
OTDC Launches 'Pitha On Wheels' For Raja Festival Amid Covid Pandemic

The second wave of Covid-19 has dampened the spirit of Raja festival in Odisha. With the three-day festival starting on Monday, people have no scope to enjoy the festival outdoors as mostly they will be confined inside their houses due to Covid-19 induced lockdown

  • Sunday, 13 June 2021
Quintals of relief meant for Cyclone Fani victims dumped in Puri

Puri: Quintals of flattened rice (chuda) meant for distribution among the Cyclone Fani-hit victims of Krushna Prasad block in Puri district were dumped by local administration near Chilika coast here on Wednesday. Though the stock was buried yesterday, the matter came to the fore only after some locals reported the matter to the media. As […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Odisha Tourism Development Corporation To Offer Complete Wedding Solutions

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) on Thursday announced that it will offer complete marriage solutions in its various Panthanivas. OTDC Chairman Shreemayee Mishra informed that Panthanivas will provide complete wedding solutions at a cost of Rs 50,000. The complete package will include mehndi ceremony, sangeet ceremony and the wedding ceremony. “Initially, the wedding destination […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021