AP plans 26 ropeway projects under Parvatamala scheme

Under Parvatamala scheme, the Central government will provide viability gap funding (VGF) for the ropeway projects wherever required.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  24 April 2022 7:05 AM GMT
AP plans 26 ropeway projects under Parvatamala scheme

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government has proposed 26 new ropeway projects under the national ropeway development programme 'Parvatmala'.

Under Parvatamala scheme, the Central government will provide viability gap funding (VGF) for the ropeway projects wherever required.

The proposed ropeway projects are:

· Three ropeway projects have been proposed in Visakhapatnam district – Galikonda viewpoint to Katika waterfall in Araku, Ganbheram hill to Ganbheram dam, Lambasingi cloud viewpoint foothill to Hilltop in Araku.

· East Godavari: Pampa reservoir near boating point to a vacant land near the temple at Annavaram; temple entrance at the bottom of the hill to the hilltop at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Korukonda; Padavala Konda hilltop Buddhist monument to the hilltop at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Korukonda; Godavari right bund at Pattiseema village to Sri Veerabadra Swamy temple at the island of the Godavari river, Pattiseema.

· Srikakulam: Jagathi Palli hill at Seetam Peta, Aadali viewpoint to Hiramandalam reservoir at Seetampeta, ropeway from Buddhist hill to hilltop at Venugopala Swamy temple at Shalihundam.

· Chittoor: Sri Siddeshwara Swamy temple to the waterfall at Talakona, Yerravaripalem Mandal, Srikalahasthi from Bharadwaja Theertam Sri Durgamma Konda temple via Kanappa temple with intermediate stations at Kannappa temple and from the bottom of the hill to the hilltop at Sri Boyakonda Gangamma temple to hilltop near temple Diguvatemple.

· Ananthapur: Gaganmahal Penugonda to the hilltop at Penugonda Fort, the bottom of the hill to the hilltop at Gooty fort on the National Highway 44 side.

· Kurnool: Foothill of the hillock to the hilltop at Yaganti temple, Maddileti Narasimha Swamy Vari sannidhi to Swamy Padam to Kartikavanikunta waterfall at RS Rangapuram, Eegalapenta in Telangana to Srisailam temple across the river Krishna, Yeguva Ahobilam temple to Jwala Narasimha Swamy temple at Ahobilam.

· Vijayawada: Parking area at the foot of the hill to the temple premises at the hilltop at Sri Kanaka Durga temple, Berm Park to Bhavani Island across the river Krishna.

· Vizianagaram: Bodikonda hill to Ramathirdam temple, Girivinayaka view point at Tatipudi to the dam to Tatipudi.

The other projects are Pushpagiri Patnam to Pushpagiri Chenna Keshava Swamy temple across the Penna river, Gandikota across the canyon in YSR Kadapa district, the bottom of the hill to the hilltop and the old temple at Kotappa Konda in Guntur district.

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