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Parvatmala Pariyojana

Source: ET

 Context: The government has announced plans to develop over 250 projects in the next five years under the Parvatmala Pariyojana.


About National Ropeways Development Programme – “Parvatmala”

Announced in Budget (2022-23)
ObjectiveDevelopment of ropeway and alternative mobility solutions technology. To improve connectivity and convenience for commuters, besides promoting tourism esp. in Hilly areas)
Nodal MinistryMinistry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH)
ModePPP (Public Private Partnership) mode
RegionsUttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Jammu & Kashmir and other North Eastern states
Benefits of RopewayEconomical mode of transportation, faster mode of transportation, environmentally friendly, last mile connectivity, Ideal for difficult/challenging/sensitive terrain