Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis gave his in-principle approval for building a ropeway in Gorewada Zoo and Rescue Centre at Nagpur to add value to tourism. He also asked officials to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) in this regard.
Fadnavis gave the directions while chairing a meeting to review progress of the Zoo and Rescue Centre in presence of state Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, an official from Chief Minister’s Office said on Thursday.
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Fadnavis also approved upgradation of roads for Jungle Safari in Gorewada to cater to large number of tourists, the official said.
Fadnavis also chaired the 12th meeting of Maharashtra State Board for Wildlife.
The Wildlife Board approved geotechnical investigation within Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) for finalising alignment for tunnel forming part of Goregaon-Mulund Link Road, he said.
The Board also granted permission to conduct topographic/alignment survey within SGNP for ropeway connectivity from Thane-Borivali to ascertain feasibility, the official added.