Himachal and Punjab gives nod to Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi Ropeway


Shimla: In a meeting to finalize the terms of references (TOR) by Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Government regarding Memorandum of Understanding for installing aerial ropeway project between Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi, Manisha Nanda and Geetika Kahlon, Tourism Principal Secretary of respective States, approved the interim report of the RITES regarding ropeway project, revealed Dr. Arun Sharma, Director, Tourism and Civil Aviation Himachal Pradesh.

The 3.6 km aerial ropeway is to be installed under Built Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis and the lower terminal of the ropeway will be set up at Rampur village in Punjab’s jurisdiction, Intermediate terminal at Toba village in Himachal’s jurisdiction and upper terminal will be set up at Naina Devi, Dr. Sharma said.

Keeping in mind the recreation of the pilgrims–amusement park, restaurants and tourist accommodation will also be constructed.

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