Articles tagged under: Girnar

Mahamandleshwar Bharti Bapu passes away at his Sarkhej Ashram

April 11, 2021
Mahamandleshwar Bharti Bapu passes away at his Sarkhej Ashram

Sarkhej: Senior sant of Dashnami parampara, Mahamandaleshwar Bharti Bapu(93) passed away early in the morning today at 2.30 am at his Sarkhej based Bharti Ashram. His Samadhi ceremony will take place at his Girnar based ashram in Junagadh as per Covid19 protocol later. It's worth noting that recently on April 6, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had organised its foundation day functions across the State. Bharti Bapu had attended one such function at Dholka in presence of State Education m...Read More

Girnar Nature Safari Online Booking Website launched by Gujarat Forest Department

April 01, 2021
Girnar Nature Safari Online Booking Website launched by Gujarat Forest Department

Junagadh: Girnar forest located near Junagadh in Gujarat is a home for a number of animals and plant species and its natural beauty attracts a number of tourists every year. Summer Season for Girnar Nature Safari has started from 1st March, 2021 and it will continue till 15th June, 2021. The morning timings are 6 AM to 9 AM and evening timings are 4 PM to 7 PM. Facility of Online bookings is available on Gujarat Forest department's dedicated website for Gir Lions. Girnar Nature Safari lets th...Read More

Girnar ropeway crosses 1 lakh visitor landmark in just six weeks

December 11, 2020
Girnar ropeway crosses 1 lakh visitor landmark in just six weeks

Junagadh: The Girnar ropeway has achieved the landmark of ferrying 1 lakh visitors in just six weeks, Usha Breco, the developer of the ropeway said on Thursday. The ropeway company also announced special fares for Covid-19 warriors and defence personnel.The Girnar ropeway, the world’s longest to a temple, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24. Under the special schemes, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, police, ASHA workers, medical students engaged in Covid-19 wor...Read More

Girnar Ropeway Online Ticket Booking Service Launched

November 03, 2020
Girnar Ropeway Online Ticket Booking Service Launched

Junagadh: Passenger ropeway firm Usha Breco, which has built the 2.3 km ropeway at Girnar, has launched online ticket booking for the newly inaugurated Girnar ropeway from November 1. Tickets for Girnar ropeway can be booked on the website www.udankhatola.com. The users also have the option of choosing the time slot for the ropeway travel. “The online booking facility for Girnar ropeway tickets is aimed at the convenience of passengers, especially those coming from other cities and states....Read More

Girnar Ropeway one-way and two-way ticket prices announced

October 22, 2020
Girnar Ropeway one-way and two-way ticket prices announced

Junagadh: The two-way fare of the Girnar ropeway is Rs. 700, while the fare is Rs. 350 for children in the age group of 5-10. No fare will be charged for children under the age of five. There is also an option of availing a one-way ticket for Rs. 400. This detail was communicated by Usha Breco company today. The Girnar ropeway project, developed at a cost of Rs. 130 crore by passenger ropeway pioneer Usha Breco Limited, will prove to be the catalyst of growth, especially in tourism and allied...Read More

PM Modi to virtually launch several projects of importance for Gujarat on October 24

October 21, 2020
PM Modi to virtually launch several projects of importance for Gujarat on October 24

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually launch from New Delhi several projects of importance for Gujarat on October 24, 2020. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel will participate in the events by being present at Junagadh during the launch of rope-way to Dattatreya temple atop Girnar Hills and during the launch of ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojna’ to provide electricity during daytime initially to about 2,000 to 3,000 farmers of Gir-Somnath, Pa...Read More

PM Modi to e-dedicate Girnar Ropeway on October 24

October 15, 2020
PM Modi to e-dedicate Girnar Ropeway on October 24

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Rs. 100 crore Girnar ropeway project in Junagadh district on October 24 via video conferencing. State Chief Minister may attend this function in Junagadh. The Prime Minister on October 24 will also launch the Dinkar Yojana for daytime agriculture power supply. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate Rs. 300 crore UN Mehta Heart Hospital building for children. Prime Minister's visit to Ahmedabad and Statue of Unity in Gujarat is sc...Read More

2.3 km Girnar Ropeway to have capacity to carry 8,000 persons per day; One of cabins to have glass-floor

October 07, 2020
2.3 km Girnar Ropeway to have capacity to carry 8,000 persons per day; One of cabins to have glass-floor

Junagadh: A 2.3 km long Ropeway at Girnar, which is expected to become operational from next month will have the capacity to carry 800 people in one hour, or 8,000 in a day. Usha Breco, the company that operates similar ropeways in Pavagadh and Ambaji, besides Haridwar, Kerala, and Odisha is executing the project of the Girnar ropeway. The Girnar ropeway includes nine towers. Twenty-five cabins, each of them with a capacity of eight passengers, will be a part of the ropeway. One of the cab...Read More

Damodar Kund – Khakh Chowk road to be converted to four track

September 25, 2020
Damodar Kund – Khakh Chowk road to be converted to four track

Junagadh: Reaching foothills of Girnar will be easier in future as the project of four laning between Khakh Chowk and Damodar Kund is soon going to kick off. Rs. 86.13 lakh four track road project will also include Rs. 27.82 lakh bridge. While the works between Girnar Darwaja and Bhavnath temple are over, the works between Damodar Kund and Khakh Chowk were requiring approval of forest department. As this approval has arrived, the works are going to start soon. Proposed bridge will be constructe...Read More

TCGL plans alternate employment for Doliwalas at Girnar in post rope-way situation

July 31, 2020
TCGL plans alternate employment for Doliwalas at Girnar in post rope-way situation

Gandhinagar: Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL) today in a note said, it is planning to set up alternate employment facility for Doliwalas at Girnar at a approximate cost of Rs 1 crore which includes setting up of 104 shops and other basic facilities. It should be noted that a rope-way project is in final stage of completion and it is likely to be inaugurated later this year. Doliwalas who would carry pilgrims in 'Palkhi' might face unemployment after start of rope-way service. TC...Read More

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