9th Oct 2019 10:10:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ROING, Oct 9: A two-day workshop on ‘Wild Orchid Conservation and Awareness on Home Stay Hospitality’ was organized by the Department of Tourism with support from Mishmi Hills Trek here at Mishmi Hill Homestay, which is owned by the 1st Everester of Northeast India, Tine Mena.
The objective of the workshop was to impart knowledge on wild orchid conservation and tapping of natural resources that can attract tourists. Resource Person and Secretary (Eastern Zone), Eastern Himalayan Orchids Society, also popularly known as “Man of Wild Orchid”, Kheyanti Gogoi explained about the varieties of orchids available in the area along with a demo on wild orchid cultivation. Assistant Director (HRD), Bengia Manna Sonam and her team of officials along with Adviser to Department of Tourism (Rural Tourism & Homestay Policy and Planning) Supratim Raj Basu imparted training on homestay, housekeeping and related government policies. They called upon the participants to conserve the flora and fauna of Roing-Anini circuit. 
The workshop was organized under Paryatan Parv and was attended by 35 participants from Roing, Anini, Mailney, Desali and Hunli villages. The participants also advocated for undertaking a 3-day annual festival named 'Dibang Valley Wild Orchid Festival' involving local stakeholders from March 10-13, next year. Tourism Dept. PR

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