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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
03 JAN 2019 5:03PM by PIB Delhi
Ropeways and Cable-Cars in Hilly Areas

The Government is working on probability for use of ropeways and cable-cars in hilly areas and hybrid airboats on rivers.  An MoU has been signed between WAPCOS Limited and Doppelmayr, a World Leader in Ropeways.Initial discussions have been held with Government of Uttarakhand and Govt. of Himachal Pradesh. WAPCOS Limited and Ropeways & Rapid transport System Development Corporation, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh have finalised MoU for preparation for DPR & PMC for implementation of Ropeways System for Shimla &Manali Cities.

 

Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya, MoS, Road Transport & Highways gave this information in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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