Monday 12th November 2018

Modern Transport Solutions for Decongestion and Last Mile Connectivity in Urban Areas and for Hilly, Difficult & Inaccessible Terrains

Nov 6th, 2018 12:31 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari witnessing the signing ceremony of an MoU between WAPCOs and M/s Doppelmayr, Austria for Modern Transport Solutions for Decongestion and Last Mile Connectivity in Urban Areas and Hilly, Difficult & Inaccessible Terrains, in New Delhi on November 05, 2018. The Secretary, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, U.P. Singh and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari witnessing the signing ceremony of an MoU between WAPCOs and M/s Doppelmayr, Austria for Modern Transport Solutions for Decongestion and Last Mile Connectivity in Urban Areas and Hilly, Difficult & Inaccessible Terrains, in New Delhi on November 05, 2018.
The Secretary, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, U.P. Singh and other dignitaries are also seen.


(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM)
In the august presence of Chief Guest,Nitin Gadkari,Union Minister (Water Resources, River Development, Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping) Government of India; WAPCOS, a Government of India Enterprise signed an MoU with M/s Doppelmayr, Austria for providing end to end solutions for Passenger Ropeway Projects, including Feasibility Studies, Detailed Project Reports, Construction, Supply of Equipment, Operation and Maintenance etc. The MoU was signed by R.K. Gupta, CMD, WAPCOS and Vikram Singhal, MD & CEO, Doppelmayr India at New Delhi on 05th November 2018. Satpal Maharaj, Minster for Irrigation, Flood Control, Minor Irrigation, Rain Water Harvesting, Water Management, Indo-Nepal Uttarakhand River Projects, Tourism, Pilgrimage & Religious Fairs, Culture, Government of Uttrakhand; U.P. Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Michael Doppelmayr, Chairman, Doppelmayr Group, Austria also graced the occasion. The MoU will enable development of Ropeway Projects in various States of India using globally accepted standards for passenger MoU-WAPCOS & Doppelmayr safety and reliability. These projects will not only reduce traffic congestion and pollution but shall contribute towards development of tourism destinations and provide impetus to employment generation in India. Under the MoU, WAPCOS and Doppelmayr shall jointly conduct Feasibility Studies; prepare Detailed Project Reports for installation of Cable Cars with a view to provide Modern Transport Solutions for decongestion and Last Mile Connectivity for Urban Areas and Hilly & Difficult Terrains in India. Doppelmayr, Austria is the World’s largest ropeway manufacturers and has been at the forefront of global safety standards and cutting-edge ropeway technologies. Doppelmayr has set up more than 15,000 ropeway installations across the World. The UN Habitat has also tied up with Doppelmayr to address the Urban Decongestion on a global level. WAPCOS, a leading Engineering Consultancy Organization under the aegis of Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has grown into a true Indian multinational with footprints across the globe in line with Government of India’s

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