Shipping Ministry Unit Goes A Step Ahead Of Niti Aayog On Ropeways



Niti Aayog, the government’s premier think tank, and the shipping ministry could be heading for a tiff over development of ropeways in the country. While the Aayog is still doing stakeholders consultation on the draft model concession agreement on PPP framework for ropeways, the Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL) has gone ahead and claimed it has expertise in development of ropeways based on European standards and that states should award projects to it.

The matter was brought to the notice of Niti Aayog, following which its member VK Saraswat held a high-level meeting with officials of IPRCL and the shipping ministry along with other stakeholders including the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) last week. IPRCL is a public sector undertaking under the ministry of shipping.


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