Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari announced the construction of a ropeway from Mormugao port to Mopa in order to facilitate tourists travel from Dabolim Airport to the propoed International Airport at Mopa in Pernem taluka. Gadkari said the proposal is being examined by the Central Government. In phase-1, the ropeway project is getting ready between Panjim and Reis Magos and it may extend to cover the key coastal locations in its subsequent phases to enable smooth public transportation. Royal Rides Pvt. Ltd. (Royal Rides), Special Purpose Vehicle incorporated by Menus Adventures Pvt. Ltd., is the concessionaire for development, operations and maintenance of the Goa ropeway project.