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Odisha government projecting the state as sports destination ahead of men's hockey World Cup

Posted On: Sep 25, 2018   |   Posted By: Travel and Tourworld

Odisha government projecting the state as sports destination ahead of men's hockey World Cup

The Odisha government is putting in a lot of efforts to project the state as a sports destination before the men's hockey World Cup to be held in the state in November and December.
While projecting Bhubaneswar as the country's sports capital, the Odisha government also aims to attract tourists from inside India and abroad.
It has launched several campaigns across India and several countries to showcase Odisha as a tourist destination, taking advantage of the impending hockey world cup.
The hockey world cup is slated to be held at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium from November 28 to December 16.
“The sports and tourism promotion will go together. We have decided to promote Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup and popularize Odisha tourism in the country and abroad as well,” said Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera .
He said that a promotional road campaign would begin in the country, which would have 17 stops in all corners of the country, including six metropolitan cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai,...

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