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Local Government Commits to Four New Resorts in India

22. July 2019
The government of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh in the Himalayas has initiated the construction of four new ski resorts in the region.

At a Global Investors Meet in New Delhi the region’s government committed 500 crore (about £6m) and signed a memorandum of understanding with Ski Himalayas Ropeways, the only ski lift infrastructure business in the region.

Ski Himalayas ropeways is reported to be a joint venture between local entrepreneurs and Air Zermatt from the famous Swiss resort.
The money, the government says, will be invested in, “ski lifts, ski resorts and heli ski” projects.

Four locations have been identified for development, Chanshal, Kullu-Manali, Lahaul-Spiti and the Chanshal area of the Shimla District.
Some of these locations already have basic ski infrastructure facilities.

Patrick Thorne, also known as the Snow Hunter, is an industry expert in all technical developments in snow sports. In addition to his work Patrick is also father and knows the importance and fun of kids on snow.
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