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Workshop on sustainable ecotourism was jointly organised by the departments of Tourism and Forest & Environment

Bhubaneswar:11/7/18: A workshop on sustainable ecotourism was jointly organised by the departments of Tourism and Forest & Environment at Mayfair Convention Hall here on Wednesday.

Sharing the objectives of the event, Tourism Director Nitin B Jawale said, “The workshop aims to demystify the concept of sustainability in every day tourism business by breaking it into steps that are easy to emulate and apply. With a belief that the way forward involves setting corrective and curative measures with ecological sensitivity and conservation of nature and community development, we look forward at practical implementable steps in community-based nature tourism.”

These practices were highlighted by speakers who practice them in their businesses and benefit financially along with creating a lighter footprint and supporting the local communities and environment, Jawale added.

Forest and Environment Additional Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Tourism Department Vishal Dev and CMD, Indeco Hotels Steve Borgia were present on the occasion.

The workshop was attended by officials from Tourism and Forest departments, tour operators and community representatives who are involved in sustainable ecotourism models.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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