Bhubaneswar, Jan 21: Bhubaneswar Adivasi Mela is going to be organised in virtual mode. The Tribal Development Department is all set to inaugurate it on January 26, which will conclude on February 9.
Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra launched the website of the Adivasi fair in Lokseva Bhawan on January 20. The fair website will enable people to witness the fair from home and order typical tribal goods online.
Mohapatra advised the SC & ST department to create a permanent web platform of Adivasi Fair.This year’s tribal Fair will be held in Unit-I Adivasi exhibition ground instead of Unit-III exhibition ground. The fair ground will be smartly developed with hybrid system keeping Covid-19 guidelines in view.
Visitors will be sensitized to maintain social distances among them as a precautionary measure against Covid-19. People from far away places can register their names to order tribal goods from January 23, said the SC& ST Development department officials.