Sambalpur,(Report-Ramakant Biswal):The state tourism department has decided to open an eco-retreat next to the Hirakud Reservoir in Sambalpur. In the first phase, 25 cottages have been set up. The tourism minister said all arrangements would be made for tourists to visit the Debrigarh sanctuary along with the water sports system in the Hirakud Reservoir and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings. Hirakud Ecoritrite. Tourists will be leaving the place from December 8 next year. In the Hirakud Reservoir, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the water sports, the ropeway, the Debrigarh Sanctuary, the Ghanteshwari Temple and so on. In the first phase, the cottages will cost between Rs 6,000 and Rs 15,000. The minister informed that the exhibition stall of Sambalpuri handloom will also be included.