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JK GUV chairs meet on urban ropeway solutions for congested cities

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

held a detailed meeting here with regard to implementation of smart mobility in urban and hilly areas through ropeways in the state, an said on Sunday.

The held the meeting with a team of WAPCOS limited, a undertaking, headed by cum R K Gupta at the Raj Bhavan Saturday.

The team made a PowerPoint presentationon the occasion and detailed discussions were held on the advantages of putting in place ropeways facilities in the state, the said.

The observed that due to increasing traffic congestion on roads and also to minimise road accidents, the establishment of ropeways as would prove to be highly beneficial.

The Governor stressed upon the departments concerned to further convene meetings and identify the most feasible areas in the state for establishment of such ropeway projects, the said.

During the meeting, he said the WAPCOS authorities briefed about various advantages of ropeways and said such systems can carry up to 12,000 people per hour and have the highest level of incremental scalability.

Similar projects have already been initiated in other states such as

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 15:10 IST