Tag Archives: Chilika Lake

Over 9 lakh Migratory Birds thronged Chilika Lake this Winter


The Bird census in Chilika lake revealed that 9,47,119 migratory birds have thronged Chilika lake this winter. Reportedly, last year 8,58,855 migratory birds were sighted in Chilika, has gone up by 88,264 this year. However, 176 species of migratory birds winged guests throng in Asia’s largest brackish water lake this year.

Odisha aims to export Seafood of Rs 3,000 cr this Financial Year

Seafood Export

Odisha government has decided to increase export of seafood and set up a target to generate revenue of Rs 3,000 crore during this financial year. The state has exported nearly 10-15 percent production and earned foreign exchange worth Rs 2,070 crore in 2014-15. According to the official sources, it has adopted a comprehensive fishery policyContinue Reading…

Over 8.58 lakh winged guests throng Chilika this year


Bhubaneswar, Jan 11:¬†Over 8.58 lakh migratory birds have thronged Odisha’s Chilika Lake this winter, as per the bird census released on Monday. Last year, over 7.61 lakh migratory birds were sighted in Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lake and the largest winter resort for migratory birds in the Indian subcontinent. However, the number ofContinue Reading…

Odisha planning World Heritage Status for Bhitarkanika Park

Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhubaneswar, Aug 13: If everything goes right, Odisha’s Bhitarkanika National Park would find a place in the World Heritage List, an official said on Thursday. “We are planning to accord World Heritage Site status to Bhitarkanika National Park and Chilika Lake. Both the sites have unique features to get the tag,” S.S. Srivastava, principal chiefContinue Reading…

Odisha Govt. gears up to boost Tourism in Satapada


Satapada has been one of the favourite tourist destinations in Odisha. The state government will invest Rs 15 crore in next 18 months to boost tourism here. It is located on the southern part of the Chilika Lake, largest brackish water lagoon in the country, near to village Panspada. Satapada means groups of seven villages.Continue Reading…

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