Shimla, Dec 7: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday inaugurated Lift from the Cart Road to The Mall Shimla to facilitate the general public and tourists. This lift has been constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 6.20 crore.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that this lift has been carrying capacity of 26 persons and was equipped with all modern facilities emergency alarm system, music, telephone connectivity and watch etc.
He said that this would facilitate the people visiting Shimla and would be of great help to the old as well as sick people. Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, MP Virender Kashyap, Mayor Kusum Sadrate, Deputy Mayor Rakesh Sharma and other dignitaries were remained present.
This is second lift of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation ,earlier two lift units have capacity to carry about 14-15 people. With one go HPTDC would carry 40 people at once between Cart Road and Mall road. (UNI)