Chilika

Irrawaddy dolphins grow in free waters of Chilika

As many as 281 humpback dolphins and 22 bottle-nose dolphins were sighted by survey teams this year.

published on : 10th April 2021

Chilika shoreline to have state-of-art film city

Sujoy and Vinit, who hails from Odisha, will be meeting the senior officers of the State government soon to chalk out the detailed modalities and seek help.

published on : 10th April 2021

HC hints at task force to check illegal gheris in Chilika

Amicus Curiae Mohit Agarwal said the bench fixed March 18 as next date for hearing on the matter along with the government’s reply.

published on : 11th March 2021

CDA rolls out maiden fishing cat census in Chilika

The CDA has collaborated with the Fishing Cat Conservation Alliance (FCCA) and roped in several stakeholders including the local fishing community for the survey.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Chilika houses India’s 22% seagra ss area, 5 species found

Asia ’s largest brackish water lagoon Chilika is now home to 22 per cent of India’s seagrass area, revealed the fourth flora and fauna survey on Friday.

published on : 16th January 2021

Chilika hosts 12 lakh avian guests this winter

The veterinary officials, however, asked people not to panic and said that collection of samples is a routine task.

published on : 6th January 2021

Chilika lake gets chirpy as migratory birds arrive

The Forest department has initiated several measures to ensure the safety of the birds and set up as many as 19 camps and a mobile squad for the purpose.

published on : 4th November 2020

Boat operators’ meet to boost tourism

Following relaxation of Covid curbs, the district administration convened a meeting with boat operators in Chilika Lake here on Thursday with an aim to boost tourism.

published on : 30th October 2020

Fishing Cat becomes Chilika’s new envoy

At a time when depleting mangroves and marshlands are posing a threat to existence of the Fishing Cat, CDA will focus on conservation of this Schedule-I species.

published on : 9th October 2020

Rs 4.7 cr NPCA aid for conservation of Chilika, Ansupa, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the Centre has sanctioned `4.7 crore assistance to Odisha in the last two years for conservation of Chilika and Ansupa lakes.

published on : 20th September 2020

Janhikuda-Satapada 2nd ferry service from September 16

While the existing ferryboat provides service thrice from both the sides, the new ferry will operate twice in the morning and evening initially.

published on : 14th September 2020

Odisha to revive river cruise tourism

Chilika circuit can connect Chilika, Kalijai-Nalabana-Honeymoon island-Mangalajodi-Satapada-Rajhans island-Satapada and Puri. It could be a three night and four days cruise.

published on : 4th September 2020

Chilika DFO arrested in Bhubaneswar over assets worth Rs 1 crore

He was posted at Balugaon. On a tip-off, Bhubaneswar Division Vigilance officers conducted simultaneous searches at his property on Monday.

published on : 12th August 2020