According to Business Standard magazine the Jammu ropeway project is likely to be completed by the end of the year. The ropeway project is planned to boost the wintertourism in the capital.
is likely to be completed by the end of this year and thrown open to public after missing a number of deadlines, officials said Sunday.
The 1.66-km-long cable car project has two phases, first from Bahu Fort to Mahamaya Park and second from Mahamaya to Peer Kho over the Tawi river, with a total length of 1,118 metre.
"The project is of great importance and going to be the biggest tourist attraction (in Jammu) in coming days," Khurshid Ahmad Ganai (Advisor to Governor) said and asked the concerned authorities to speed up the work to complete the remaining project well in time so that it will open by the end of this year. He said the cable car project would provide people a high-quality tourism and an experience with transportation facility, sightseeing and entertainment.
The ropeway from Bahu Fort to Mahamaya has eight cabins and from Mahamaya to Peer Kho 14 cabins.