Bhubaneswar:29/7/19:The valedictory program of the week long training program of the first batch of the tourist police was held today at the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management , Bhubaneswar . This unique attempt at training designated police officers was organized by IITTM Bhubaneswar and sponsored by Odisha Tourism.
The Chief Guest, Shri Pranabindu Acharya,IPS, ADG of Police(Railways and Coastal Security) lauded this endeavour and emphasized the significance of training police to safeguard the interest of increasing number of tourists visiting our state and country. Dr.S.K.Lenka, Nodal Officer ,IITTM, Bhubaneswar said that the program is based on the IITTM study report submitted to the Ministry of Tourism and aimed to improve the tourist experience.He stated that the praining program had chosen effective resource persons from the police, tourism and academic fraternity. The vote of thanks was given by the training co-ordinator, Dr.Adyasha Das. Senior officials of the Police and Tourism department were also present on this occasion.