Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Singh Seeks Development Of Odisha’s Five Lighthouses


New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Singh today requested the Centre to consider a few changes to the “The Marine Aids to Navigation” Bill of 2021 for the interest of Odisha.Participating in the debate, Singh stated, “As the Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways seeks to develop 65 lighthouses on public-private-partnership mode, Odisha’s five lighthouses present huge potential for tourism.”180-year-old functional tower which continues to guide ships. The ‘False Point’ island lighthouse is situated off the Kendrapara coast while the other four are situated in the mainland.The Ministry wants to develop them as hubs of tourism under the Sagarmala project, he informed.