Indore, India (Urban Transport News): Indore will be the first city in Madhya Pradesh state to have an urban cable car network for public transport. Madhya Pradesh Government cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave their nod to the project on Wednesday to ensure smooth public transportation in Indore.
Indore Collector Manish Singh presented Vision Document 2026 before the Chief Minister at Brilliant Convention Centre on Wednesday. The plan consisted of a master plan of traffic, a plan to drive cable cars in crowded areas. He explained the need for an Urban Cable Car for the high-density city where the metro rail project is still on snacks speed.
"We will make Indore the best-developed city of the country. Not only in cleanliness but Indore will also boast of best infrastructure as well. Cable cars will also be run in Indore for smooth traffic flow and would be among select few cities to boast of this facility," said Shivraj Singh Chauhan.
Chief Minister further said that the government would work towards making Indore a model city in the next five years. All efforts would be made for its development as per the plan.
Chief Minister also directed officials to prepare a feasibility report along with a detailed proposal.
City Administration officials informed the Chief Minister that these cable cars would work as feeder connectivity for the proposed Metro Rail and existing Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS). It requires a comparatively less budget and less space.
While presenting the Vision Document, officials said that along with this, expansion of public transport facilities, shifting Loha Mandi and Anaj Mandi, parking facilities and others. Development of 50 km Master Plan Road, seven flyovers on AB Road, 83 km outer ring road, and four-lane service roads on both sides of the bypass are proposed in the vision document.