The Samikhsya Bureau
Bhubaneswar,Nov 2:- A month long eco retreat festival will be organized on the Puri-Konark marine drive from December 14 to January 14 to woo the tourists from country and abroad. A decision was taken to organize the festival 8 KM from Konark at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today. As per the decision there would be provision for international standard luxurious tents, cultural programmes, 3D Mappings, food festival, adventure , water sports, for the tourist during the month long festival at the site.
As many as 50 luxrious tent cottages would be constructed along with provision for water and electricity connection for the benefit of the tourists. In addition the government will beautify the marine drive and the whole stretch would be illuminated. The government hopes that the development of Puri town, the Samuka project and the international level eco-retreat festival will enhance the tourism capacity of Puri and Konark. The chief minister asked all the departments concerned to put their best to make the festival a success.