Tourist resort Sonmarg set to have first ever Ski-lift at Rs 3 Cr

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Lift to be functional this winter only, says MD Cable Corporation

Sonmarg, Jul 28: The famous tourist resort of Sonmarg in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district is all set to get first ever ski lift at the cost of almost Rs 3 Crore which will be functional this winter, officials said Thursday.

Managing Director Cable Corporation of J&K, Ghulam Jeelani Zargar told reporters that the famous resort will get its first ever ski-lift at the cost of  Rs.2.79 lakhs that will be functional this winter only.

“The ski-lift will be akin to those already at Pahalgam and Gulmarg resorts. The lift will have all facilities to teach children and adults skiing on the modern lines,” he said as per news agency— Kashmir News Observer (KNO). He said that setting up of ski-lift at Sonmarg will help woo locals and tourists, who can enjoy skiing on the lines of Gulmarg and Pahalgam during winters. “We are hopeful to see the ski-lift fully functional this winter only,” he said—(KNO)