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Talsari beach will be new tourism destination


ତଳସାରୀ ବେଳାଭୂମି ର ହେବ ପୁନର୍ବିନ୍ୟାଶ

Talsari is a beach town in Baleswar district.The beach is famous for its heavenly appearance during sun set.It is around 8-9 km from Digha and 3 km from Chandnaeswar temple.With its calm ambiance, unique receding waters and tropical weather, Talsari has the potential to be developed as a sought after beach destination in the country.
So The Odisha government has decided to develop Talsari beach along with Udayapur-Talasari-Chandaneswar-Bichirtapur-Bhusandeswar tourist circuit as a beach tourism destination.

talsari beach sun set scene

A decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting presided over by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat here today. Infrastructure works like development of pathway, illumination, water sports facilities, a foot over bridge over the creek to connect the main land to Subarna Beach, renovation of fishery jetty, tourist reception centre and public conveniences,parking, landscape, beach furniture, food court and cafeteria, change room with cloak room, amphitheatre,site development and solid waste management have been proposed for development of the project.

Considering is tourism potential, the chief secretary asked the Tourism department to prepare a detail project proposal (DPR) with financial outlay for approval.He also asked the Balasore collector and Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) to identify around 50 acres of land for development of the project and initiate other preliminary steps.Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan suggested formation of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for implementation and maintenance of the project.

The initialy the project estimated a cost of Rs 4302 crore for infrastructure development of the circuit.An estimate shows that the number of visitors to Talasari has gone up from around 146704 in 2012 to 193789 in 2014.

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