“It should additionally act as a protecting barrier for weak seaside villages from the onslaught of cyclones and floods,” the Union Minister for Petroleum and Pure Gasoline stated.
Dwelling on the tourism potential of the area, he stated, the Centre will lengthen all attainable assist to the state for bettering tourism infrastructure at Bhitarkanika Nationwide Park and Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district.
“Eco-tourism will likely be additional developed right here with out inflicting injury to vegetation and wildlife,” he stated.
Eco-tourism in Bhitarkanika will generate employment alternatives for girls and youths, fishermen, boatmen, and result in socio-economic growth of villages mendacity within the fringes of the nationwide park, he added.
“Dense mangrove forests, thrilling trekking trails, birds chirping in colonies, creeks and canals teeming with wildlifeBhitarkanika Nationwide Park spoils you for selections. An off-the-beaten observe, a go to to Bhitarkanika is a should throughout this time of the yr”, Pradhan tweeted after visiting the nationwide park.