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Ghodahada ecotourism project open to tourists – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

BERHAMPUR: The Ghodahada ecotourism destination at Ghodahada Reservoir in Digapahandi block of Ganjam district was inaugurated on Friday by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Wildlife, Odisha Shashi Paul. Berhampur Forest Division’s first ecotourism project, the management of the spot has been entrusted to an SHG.

On this day, the Mission Shakti Cafe was also inaugurated at the site. Food and cafe logistics will be handled by the Khamarigaon Mission Shakti group. Facilities available for visitors to the ecotourism destination include boating, nature trails, selfie points, photography, children’s park, Nakshatravan and Eco club awareness center to name a few. -ones. The ancient structures inside the dam area can also offer visitors a glimpse of history.

As an ecotourism tour, people can visit the place with Ujjleswar Temple, Taptapani Deer Park, Mankaddian Waterfall, Khasada Waterfall, Chandragiri Buddha Monastery, etc. the inaugural session.

The Ghodahada reservoir has already been declared a crocodile sanctuary and the ecotourism destination will certainly attract visitors in addition to helping researchers, Paul said. DFO Nayak said a watchtower at the destination at a cost of Rs 45.60 lakh has been constructed.

“Apart from the conservation of crocodiles, the dam is an abode for migratory birds during the winter season. To make the place touristic, all possible measures including the stay of tourists are put in place,” DFO informed.

BERHAMPUR: The Ghodahada ecotourism destination at Ghodahada Reservoir in Digapahandi block of Ganjam district was inaugurated on Friday by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Wildlife, Odisha Shashi Paul. Berhampur Forest Division’s first ecotourism project, the management of the spot has been entrusted to an SHG. On this day, the Mission Shakti Cafe was also inaugurated at the site. Food and cafe logistics will be handled by the Khamarigaon Mission Shakti group. Facilities available for visitors to the ecotourism destination include boating, nature trails, selfie points, photography, children’s park, Nakshatravan and Eco club awareness center to name a few. -ones. The ancient structures inside the dam area can also offer visitors a glimpse of history. As an ecotourism tour, people can visit the place with Ujjleswar Temple, Taptapani Deer Park, Mankaddian Waterfall, Khasada Waterfall, Chandragiri Buddha Monastery, etc. the inaugural session. The Ghodahada reservoir has already been declared a crocodile sanctuary and the ecotourism destination will certainly attract visitors in addition to helping researchers, Paul said. DFO Nayak said a watchtower at the destination at a cost of Rs 45.60 lakh has been constructed. “Apart from the conservation of crocodiles, the dam is an abode for migratory birds during the winter season. To make the place touristic, all possible measures including the stay of tourists are put in place,” DFO informed.