RITES, IIT-Mandi collaborate for ‘Ropeway Centre of Excellence’

Rail Samachar Bureau

RITES Ltd., a prime transport infrastructure consultancy, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, (IIT-Mandi) on 9th February, 2024 to collaborate for setting up a ‘Ropeway Centre of Excellence’, a venture that aims to bring together RITES' consultancy expertise & technical prowess and IIT-Mandi’s academic excellence.  

The collaboration entails the construction of a working ropeway at or nearby IIT-Mandi for training, joint research initiatives on ropeway transportation & technology, and intensive training modules for developers, ropeway suppliers, manufacturers, and operators; focusing on developing alternate mobility solutions.

Source - RITES