Tourism and hospitality sector captains on Friday urged the State Government to include tourism in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector on a priority basis.
At a workshop on “Investment Opportunity in Tourism sector leading to promotion of MSME” held on the third day of Odisha MSME International Trade Fair 2014 here, the industry leaders said the sector is poised for huge growth and the State will stand to gain from the prospect. The first session of the workshop was inaugurated by Secretary, MSME Department, Panchanan Dash.
During the technical session, president of Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha JK Mohanty said tourism is the only sector which gains a lot with little investment. The tourism sector gains foreign exchange services, creates employment and establishes global relations without much investment.
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