Podampeta Ecotourism and Olive Ridley Protection Club


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Type of Organization:

Non-governmental Organisation


Podampeta P.O., Via Humma Ganjam District, Orissa- 761027.

Brief Description of Work/ Research:

The awareness activities of the organisation are geared towards informing people regarding the importance of turtles to the coastal ecosystem, the need for protecting beaches and using appropriate fishing nets. Cooperation from the local community is sought in order to make conservation programmes successful. We regularly conduct beach clean-up programmes in which we involve children from local schools.

Where is the work/research situated?

The organisation carries out its awareness activities in Podampeta and surrounding villages of Rushikulya in Orissa. Sea turtle conservation activities are carried out along the Rushikulya coastline.

Contact Person 1:

  1. Himanshu