More cable care projects

More cable care projects

In the recent Board of Directors (BoD) of the J&K Cable Car Corporation (JKCCC) Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir said that there is a lot of potential to establish cable car ropeway projects at the new tourist destinations.

The Board of Directors (BoD) deliberated upon various agenda items that included establishment of around six drag lifts at locations of Sonamarg, Doodhpathri, Gulmarg, Kangdoori, Padri (Baderwah) and Sanasar for promoting skiing at these locations. Further the corporation is going to construct ski shops at all the aforesaid destinations for the sport to take off at these locations.

The Board was apprised that the corporation is installing vertical lift between the Peerkho Station of Jammu Ropeway Project and Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex at an estimated cost of about Rs 27 Cr. The Project had been bifurcated into two stages with one being vertical rise of 38 meters and 30 meters, and two horizontal foot bridges of  34 meters and 30 meters span.  It was also added that the Project will have three stations, 02 viewing decks, with parking facilities.  The vertical lift will have a carrying capacity of 13 passengers at a time.

Regarding the performance of the Corporation, the Board was informed that the corporation earned a net profit of Rs 20.21 Cr from the year 2019-20 to 2021-22 despite Covid-19 restrictions during the period. It was also informed  that the corporation’s financial health has improved a lot over the last few years and  has generated a record revenue of Rs 100 Cr during the year 2022-23  receiving praise from none other than Union Finance Minister herself during her Budget speech.

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