“The hill state of Uttarakhand understands the importance of ropeway which is considered as the most eco-friendly mode of transport; hence we have decided to develop 46 ropeway projects across the state which will also provide a boost to tourism,” he stated at the assembly of the Uttarakhand Tourism Construction Board held in Dehradun recently.
The tourism minister directed the officers to discover the potential of the funicular railway machine in puts place there is not any chance of putting in place a ropeway venture. Funicular railway or incline railway is a machine this is really useful for pulling trains up steep grades with a cable the place the metal wheels can be utilized to steer the teach alongside the tracks with out traction.
“Ropeway projects will ease the problem of tourists, especially in the destination with steep climbs,” stated Jaspal Chauhan, Dehradun District Tourism Officer. “We have sent a proposal for a ropeway project for Santala Temple to Jaintan wala and once constructed it will make the visit convenient for the tourists and pilgrims,’’ he said.
The tourism department with an objective to boost tourism is also preparing a master plan for Auli and a proposal of constructing floating houses and publicising homestays in the state so that tourists are able to see new tourist destinations during their every visit, tourism officials said.
They said the tourism department also directed the officials to develop the Trijugi Narayan temple area in Rudraprayag district as a wedding destination after consultation with gram panchayats and temple priests. Meanwhile, the golf cart trail run has already begun at George Everest House in Mussoorie.
“The work was on to develop George Everest house as a major tourism spot in Mussoorie and for that, a golf cart is being run on trial basis form the base of the George Everest house to the house where George Everest spent many years of his life while conducting the survey of area,” Chauhan added. Once the golfing carts are a hit, the tourism division will upload 4 extra golfing carts that can be used as commute carrier for George Everest, he stated.
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