Work on Mussorie-Dehradun ropeway project to begin by May 15
Chief Secretary Alok Kumar Jain, while holding a meeting to review the progress of the project, directed officials to remove all hurdles at the earliest and begin work on it by May 15, they said.
The land earmarked for the project from Purkul to Hathipaon and from Hathipaon to the Library (Mussoorie) should be demarcated by measuring it physically, Jain said.
Taking serious note of the delay in the project,considered important from the point of view of tourism, Jain asked officers concerned to expedite the process.Strict action would be taken against officials found responsible for any more delay, he said.
The Director General, Tourism (central government) has agreed to make funds available for the rope way, Jain said. It was decided at the meeting that work would begin in the first phase on the stretch from Hathipaon to Library and in the second phase, the rope way from Purkul to Hathipaon will be constructed.Simultaneously, development of basic amenities and terminal at Purkul village will go on.
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