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Mono rail, cable car to be introduced in Aizawl
Newmai News
 AIZAWL, July 26 – With a view to ease traffic snarls in Aizawl city, the Mizoram Governent has decided to introduce mono rail and cable car in the State capital.

 Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla disclosed this in the State Assembly recently. He said that Global Investment Corporation, accompanied by three companies had already visited and inspected Aizawl for the purpose of introducing mono rail and added that they are expected to start the work soon.

Moreover, with the initiatives of Urban development & Poverty Alleviation department, a Detailed Project Report (DPR) has also been made already for the purpose of introducing cable car (ropeway), the Chief Minister said.

Meanwhile, Mizoram Transport Minister PC Zoram Sangliana said that in order to manage the too-much enclosed and limited space of Aizawl city, a ‘Coordination Commitee on traffic management’ under the chairmanship of the State Transport Minister has also been set up and it is proposed by the committee that all hindrances within the city be cleaned up soon.

Furthermore, the Committee’s proposals include – regulation for systematic service of taxi; prohibition of keeping commodities outside one’s shop and adjacent to road; using smaller vehicles for city bus; constituting a rule which will require owning a garage for those who sought vehicle registration.

The Minister also mentioned that 35-40 vehicles are registered per day on an average which turns the city into an enclosed space day by day.

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