Bhubaneswar, Aug. 1 -- Puri: With an aim to bring back economy on track amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha government is working on a concrete master plan for development of tourism sector which provides livelihood support to lakhs of people in the State.

Official sources said development of the tourism infrastructure in Konark remains a priority and steps are being taken for gradual reopening of facilities for tourists with COVID-19 restrictions.

Puri Collector Balwant Singh informed that a decision on reopening of Konark Sun Temple will be taken after reviewing all the recent guidelines of the Centre and Odisha government for Unlock 3.

Singh along with the State Tourism Director Sachin Ramchandra Yadav and other officials recently vi...