Longest river crossing ropeway over the Brahmaputra river was inaugurated on 24th August.
The 1.8-kilometer-long ropeway, built at a cost of Rs 56 crore, extending from central to Northern Guwahati, will reduce travel time between both banks to just eight minutes.
The first of its kind longest ropeway over a river in India was inaugurated by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and the Finance and Education minister of Assam Mr. Himanta Biswa Sarma. Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya and Member of Parliament Queen Ojah were also present during the inauguration ceremony.
The ropeway connects Kachari Ghat on the southern bank in the main city to North Guwahati. Addressing the media after the inauguration of the longest ropeway in India over the Brahmaputra river, minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said- “It is a matter of pride and satisfaction that we now have the longest river crossing ropeway in India in our state. This is also the first ropeway in the state”.
Built at a cost of Rs 56 crore, the #ropeway comprises of two cabins, each with a capacity of 30 passengers and one operator. The two ends of the ropeway will be operated from Kachari Ghat in Guwahati and the Dol Govinda Temple in North Guwahati.#Guwahati #ropeway #guwahatiropeway #ropewayoverbrahmaputrriver #brahmaputrariverropewayWatch the full video report.
Gepostet von Northeast Post am Dienstag, 25. August 2020
The ropeway project was assigned to the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority in 2006 and was completed on August 24, 2020, after a long hard work by the whole team of the ropeway development project. The ropeway also provides a breathtaking and beautiful view of the Brahmaputra river.