Tourism Minister of State Government of Goa announced that the plans for the Panaji to Reis Magos ropeway project would begin after the current monsoons season. He announced that the project was awaiting approval from finance department followed by a cabinet approval. The project will have facilities for ropeway operations, recreation and entertainment tourism activities such as gondola restaurant, sea aquarium, revolving restaurant, artificial skiing, sky diving simulators, zip line, kids arena, virtual and augmented reality rides along with support infrastructure like public amenities, first aid rooms, restaurants / food courts, souvenir shops. The project would attract high-end tourism infrastructure to the State and would adhere to European CEN standards of safety and security.
Tourism Minister of State Government of Goa mentioned that the site work for 1.24 Km. ropeway over River Mandovi, linking Panaji and Reis Magos will commence after the end of monsoon. The project is presently before the finance department, and would soon be placed before the public-private partnership cell, after which it would be discussed in the state cabinet. The project is awarded to Menus Adventures Pvt. Ltd. The technology partner is Doppelmayr Garaventa group, Austria, who is world leader in installing ropeway projects in India and known for its reliability, safety and high technical standards.