7 new ropeways to come up in Himachal Pradesh
The National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML) and the Himachal government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the building of multiple ropeways in the state, reports Smart City. The MoU was signed in the presence of the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari along with Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur, and MoS V. K. Singh.
The ropeways will be established by leveraging world-class technology. The project is a part of the ‘Parvatmala’ initiative. With the objective to improve connectivity, the initiative emphasises on ecologically sustainable alternative in place of conventional roads in difficult hilly areas.
As an effective mode of transportation, the government has decided to construct ropeways for hilly areas.