FIL Industries Ltd & POMA S.A.S France have been awarded the prestigious Dehradun - Mussoorie Ropeway Project in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Government of Uttarakhand. In an impressive ceremony at Mussoorie, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat laid the foundation stone of the project in the presence of senior management from FIL Industries Ltd, POMA France, as well as senior functionaries and officials from the Government of Uttarakhand.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “The ropeway would be made on a PPP mode. The ropeway project will definitely boost tourism in Mussoorie. Around 1000-1200 people can be transported at one time using the ropeway. We will ensure there is also a proper transportation system in place to bring tourists from ISBT, railway station and airport to the ropeway”.
This landmark project is the longest passenger aerial ropeway development in India and will be amongst the top 5 globally in terms of length for the mono-cable ropeway system. The project will also include developing two terminals each at Dehradun and Mussoorie, parking spaces along with other facilities like ticket counters, waiting lounges, food & retail, public amenities, etc. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 300 crore.