India’s first sea ropeway to link Mumbai and Elephanta island


India’s first and longest ropeway to connect Mumbai with the famous Elephanta Island in the Arabian Sea is planned to be constructed by the Mumbai Port Trust, according to the official report.

The 8-km ropeway will begin from Sewri in Mumbai’s east coast and end at Raigad district’s Elephanta Island, globally renowned for Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The approximately 40-minute ride by a 20-seater cable car, with a transit station midway will be a major boost to tourism.

    Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
    • India gets first sea ropeway to link Mumbai and Elephanta island
    • The 8-km ropeway will begin from Sewri in Mumbai’s east coast and end at Raigad district’s Elephanta Island
    • Elephanta Caves is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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    Source- Hindustan Times

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