Ropeways being built at several locations in Uttarakhand to improve tourism

Published on : Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Ropeways are being built at a range of locations in Uttarakhand to improve tourism. One of these locations is from Thuligaad to Purnagiri where a ropeway is being built in public private partnership mode. On Sunday, the state’s Tourism, Culture and Irrigation minister, Satpal Maharaj said this after inaugurating tourism facilities costing Rs. 15.81 crore under the central funded Swadesh Darshan heritage circuit at a gathering in the Barahi temple complex at Devidhura in Champawat.


Maharaj said that one of the five longest ropeways in the world is being built between Dehradun and Mussoorie spending Rs. 300 crore. Ropeways are also being thought of at Nainital, Deeva Ka Danda and various other places. The minister said that the tourism department is identifying locations of historical value and including them in circuits to boost tourism and pilgrimage.


Development works costing Rs. 68.90 crore had been done under the Swadesh Darshan scheme. These include building of an interpretation center, landscaping and site amenities at Katarmal temple in Almora, parking in Jageshwar, Daneshwar eco log huts, construction of eco log huts, parking and Ghat development at Baijnath in Bageshwar, and Barahi Yoddha building, rural sports center and site development in Devidhura.


The minister added that the Irrigation department is building reservoirs in various districts for water culture and conservation. Due to scope of tourism and pisciculture along with water culture, such reservoirs are being built in the rural areas of Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Lohaghat, Dehradun and Pauri. The minister also announced assistance of Rs. one lakh from his Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti to Hema Joshi for her husband suffering from a kidney ailment.


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