The local tourist officer to inspect the compliance of the order.
Identity proofs are now a mandate in hotels in Puri, Odisha for tourists who checks in. The state government has announced that hoteliers must accept identity cards from their guests before allowing them to stay.
M R Pattnaik, Tourism Director, Odisha, said, “All hotels must abide by the guidelines. The local tourist officer will regularly inspect compliance of the order. If any hotel is found flouting the norm we will cancel the trade licence.”