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J&K govt approves vertical lift from Peerkho to Mubarak Mandi in Jammu

Ziraat Times News Network

JAMMU, 14 MARCH: The Administrative Council which met here under the Chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor  Manoj Sinha accorded administrative approval for installation of vertical lift from Peerkho Station of Jammu Ropeway Project to Mubarak Mandi Heritage complex at an estimated cost of Rs 25.07 Cr.

Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary, J&K; Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.
The vertical lift comprises two lifts, each with a capacity of 13 passengers, ensuring efficient transportation between Peerkho Station and Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex. The project includes foot over bridge for connectivity and safety measures for the passengers.

The installation of this lift will have no adverse structural impact on Mubarak Mandi Complex. The project has been conceptualised with technical vetting from IIT Jammu.

It is an initiative aimed to seamlessly integrate key tourist attractions, thus fostering tourism and cultural exploration of the region. The area is famous for ancient temples and has scenic advantage due to upcoming Tawi river front project.

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