Eco-Tourism Complex Near Reservoir Opens To Tourists In Odisha’s Ganjam
Berhampur: The newly constructed eco-tourism complex near the reservoir at Ghodahada in Odisha’s Ganjam district was thrown open to public on Friday.
Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF)-Wildlife Sashi Paul inaugurated the complex in presence of Regional Chief Conservator of Forests, Berhampur Prashant Kumar Mishra and Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Berhampur Amlan Nayak.
Tipped to be the first eco-tourism complex in Berhampur forest range, it would not only attract the tourists but also wildlife lovers and researchers, said Paul.
The reservoir, which is used as crocodile conservation centre, also attracts a large number of birds of different species during winter, said the DFO.
For the benefit of the tourists, four suites have been constructed at a cost of Rs 45.6 lakh in the watch tower inside the complex. Its management has been assigned to Mission Shakti. A women self-help group of Khambarigaon would provide necessary services to the tourists.