|Himachal Pradesh government has signed MoU for the development of seven ropeway projects in Kangra, Kullu, Chamba, Sirmour and Bilaspur districts of the state. The MoU was signed between Ropeways and Rapid Transport System Development Corporation (RTDC) HP Limited and National Highways Logistic Management Limited (NHLML) for the development of ropeways as innovative transport solution in Himachal Pradesh.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari and chief minister Jai Ram Thakur in New Delhi yesterday. The Chief Minister said that initially, possibilities will be explored to prepare a feasibility report of seven ropeway projects in Kangra, Kullu, Chamba, Sirmour and Bilaspur districts at an estimated cost of 2,264 crore rupees.
Jai Ram Thakur also apprised Mr Gadkari of the immediate need for maintenance of important stretches on Shimla-Mataur, Pathankot-Chakki-Mandi Mandi-Manali highways. He also urged for expediting notification of nine high priority roads list submitted to the ministry by the state government.