Dharamshala-Mcleodganj Rope Way Reality Soon

Dharamshala-Mcleodganj rope way is set to become a reality soon as the project gets the required clearances. A rope way between the hotspot McLeodganj, which a very much sought after tourist destination, and Dharamshala is preparing to come up as proposed by the Kangra district.

“Based on the information submitted by the project proponent, the Union Environment Ministry has given environment clearance to the Dharamsala-McLeodganj ropeway project subject to the compliance of specific and general conditions,” a senior government official said according to an NDTV report.

The Dharamshala-McLeodganj rope way project plan was first laid in January 2016 to ease the rising traffic problems in the steep, narrow roads of the Dharamshala during the peak tourist season.

The rope way is a project of Rs. 144.9 crore to be set up by Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. According to the above source, the ropeway project will include construction of around 2 km ropeway having 18-24 gondolas from Dharamsala to McLeodganj.

“The project envisages construction of buildings at two ends — lower terminal point and upper terminal point — of ropeway systems for boarding and deboarding of passengers and other infrastructure such as ticket counters, waiting area, toilet facilities and medical emergency room.” added the report.

Yeshi Paljor

Editor at Tibetan Journal, Yeshi Paljor is a computer engineer by profession.

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