Work on Gulmarg Gondola Project (Phase-I and Phase-II) was taken up for execution by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir through Department of Tourism in the year 1987 and the work for supply, erection, installation and commissioning was awarded to the French Company, namely, M/S Pomagalski of France

In the year 1988, the Government of J&K established J&K State Cable Car Corporation under the Companies Act, 1956 with an authorized capital of Rs. 2500.00 lacs to pursue the following main objectives, as laid down in its Memorandum of Articles and Association:-

1. To establish run, manage and administer Ropeways and Cable Car Project at Gulmarg;
2. To establish and carry on the business of Cable Car at other Tourist resorts of the State of Jammu & Kashmir;
3. To develop necessary infrastructure and common facilities at different places in order to promote tourism in the State;
4. To establish, construct, lease out or acquire on its own Ropeways and Cable Cars at other tourist places;
5. To take over the running business of Gulmarg Cable Car Project at Gulmarg.

In pursuit of its objectives,  the J&K State Cable Car Corporation took over the running business of the Gulmarg Gondola Project and the work on the project was going on till 1990.  The French company abandoned the work on the project due to unprecedented situation in the State.  However, due to long pursuit by the Government and the Corporation management, M/S Pomagalski of France resumed the  work on the project in the year 1998 for completion of the Section-I of the project running from Gulmarg to Kongdoor.  The Section-I of the project was put to commercial operation from May, 1998.    

countries like France, Switzerland and Austria have been taken into consideration in the design and installation of the Gulmarg Gondola.



Project Report of Verinag Ropeway                         Boot Tender Document


Contour Plan               L-Section                      Site Plan


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