13 December 2019
Bhubaneswar: A longstanding demand of visitors to Nandankanan Zoological Park for a ropeway will be fulfilled soon.
The Standing Committee of the State Board for Wildlife today cleared a proposal for felling of 36 trees in Nandankanan Zoological to pave the way for the construction of passenger aerial ropeway.
The proposal has been sent to the Chairman of State Board for Wildlife i.e Chief Minister for his approval and transmission of the same to the Government of India for consideration.
"For the construction of a ropeway at Nandankanan Zoological Park 36 trees need to be felled. A proposal in this regard was approved at today's meeting. This will fulfill a longstanding demand of the tourists for a ropeway there. Visitors to the park in the coming days will enjoy ropeway rides," informed Forest & Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukha here today soon after the meeting.