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OTDC announces Rath Yatra packages

The Orissa Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has announced special tour packages for devotees from Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Rourkela and Berhampur to visit Puri on the occasion of Rath Yatra, to be celebrated on July 3....

Orissa Travel Mart, to be held in August-September 2010

Orissa Tourism is planning to organize Orissa Travel Mart (OTM) this year. The proposed travel mart, according to Debi Prasad Mishra, Minister of Higher Education and Tourism, Government of Orissa, will be organised some...

Olive Ridley Turtles at Rushikulya Beach in Orissa

For the 2010 nesting season, the first arribada took place in the Gahirmatha beach in the second week of February. This beach is a protected area under the Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary. The second took...

Importance of Eram in Basudevpur, in the tourism map of India

Eram also known as the `second Jalianawala Bagh’ where the British forces killed 28 persons on September 28, 1942 was also very important as the only woman martyr of the freedom movement in Orissa,...

OTDC special tour package for Konark Festival 2009

Orissa Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has announced a special tour package for those wish to visit the famous Konark Festival, which starts from December 1-5, 2009. Under the package, visitors will be taken from...

Aditya Birla Group to set up sea port at Chudamani in Bhadrak district

Orissa government has signed an MoU with Aditya Birla Group for setting up of a 10 MTPA capacity sea port at an investment of Rs1500 crore. The port to be established at Chudamani in...

State Wetland Management Authority, Orissa

For sustainable management of all wetlands of Orissa, Orissa Government is constituting a State Wetland Management Authority, a first of its kind in the country. Announcing this at the Management Planning Workshop of Chilika...