Economy Odisha focuses on eco-tourism, aims to get 23 million tourists by 2021 Updated : July 17, 2018 07:50 PM IST The state has shown growth of more than 8.5 percent in terms of overall tourist footfalls in the last five years. The state indeed consists of a number of natural marvels including the Chilka Lake, the world's second-largest lagoon spread over 1,100 km across Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts. In 2016-17, Odisha recorded over 13.1 million tourist arrivals against 12.1 million in 2015-16. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.