It is great news for all of those who are excited to visit Vaishno Devi and Vairon Nath Mandir at least once in life. Especially for Vaishno Devi pilgrims, the Bhawan-Bhairon Passenger ropeway has been initiated on Monday. The prime reason for the cable car inauguration is to reduce the time to reach Bhairon Nath temple from Maa Vaishno Devi temple. The time duration is reduced from one hour to just about three minutes to reach the destination point.
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The passenger ropeway system is introduced by Mr. Satya Malik, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. These project costs 85 crore rupees. According to the media, the Governor and Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Mr. Malik announced about this project in Rajbhavan, Jammu, and Kashmir. He completely dedicated this project to the pilgrims. The journey between two temples via ropeway costs about 100 rupees only. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board aimed to reduce the costs of tickets. So that every class of pilgrims can avail to buy the tickets. He applauded the officers and engineers who assembled this hard project in a smooth manner. He also praised the board members of Vaishno Devi shrine. The Temple authority and the Government have to keep an eye on the safety aspect of this project. The Governor assured about the rescue and relief preparations. These preparations must be followed by an international standard. The government approved the life insurance, costs rupees 5 lakh for the pilgrims for their visiting.
The temple authority and the engineers have fixed the carrying capacity of the ropeway. The ropeway carries 800 persons per hour. All the types of equipment are imported from Switzerland. All components of equipment are followed by all safety gears and relevant standards. Each compartment of this ropeway carries 40 to 45 people in a one way.
The wish of the elderly and especially able devotees is fulfilled by the completion of this project. The steep climbing of the path towards the Bhairon Nath temple made difficult for the pilgrims earlier. Now, this ropeway project makes easier to reach the temple within 3 minutes only.