State-owned Wapcos Ltd on November 5 signed an MoU with Indian arm of Austria-based Doppelmayr India Pvt Ltd to start passenger ropeways or cable cars in India. The move is expected to resolve traffic congestion and last mile connectivity issues in the country.
“Every year, growth in the automobile industry is 22 per cent but the biggest problem is that we have the highest number of road accidents in the world also. So, this is the time for our country to find alternative solutions for traffic jams and air pollution,” said Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways.
Terming them “transportation of New India”, Gadkari said that passenger ropeways are the best solution we can have in our country at the moment to ease traffic congestion. Read More