River cruise service in Odisha soon
Bhubaneswar: River cruise is set to become a reality soon in Odisha as the state government is planning to launch the service to promote tourism.
The tourism department is targeting to introduce several schemes. Like Kolkata and Banaras, a river cruise service will be kicked off under state’s Tourism policy-2020, informed Tourism Secretary Vishal Kumar Dev.
Initially, the river cruise service will be commenced on Mahanadi River. Subsequently, the service will be available at Chilika and Bhitarkanika. Apart from it, the authorities are planning to reintroduce surfing festival on Chandrabhaga sea beach in Konark, he said.
Besides, two golf courses will be built in Odisha to attract various corporate houses.