पर्यटन बजार२९ मंसिर २०७७, सोमबार मा प्रकाशित
December 14, Kathmandu.After nine and a half months, Manakamana cable car has come into operation since Sunday. The cable car, which was closed due to Covid-19, was reopened on Sunday. Rajesh Babu Shrestha, Executive Director of the company, said that around 1,250 visitors visited the temple. “We had planned to open the cable car at 9am, but we opened it at 8.30am after seeing the crowd of the visitors,” he told Tourismmail.”According to him, only masked passengers are allowed to board the cable car. “We have adopted all the health criteria and allowed the passengers to enter the cable car,” said Shrestha. The company has agreements with e-sewa, phone pay and pocket for cashless transaction.
He said that the company has conducted ‘health screening’ from the main door for the health protection of the passengers and its manpower. The company has also set up isolation wards at Kurintar station and stations in the temple area.
Face shields, masks and sanitation have been provided to the passengers and staff participating in the service. According to the company, sanitation, handwashing, disinfection machines, body temperature measurements, masks, face shields and front line workers are provided with health protection including PPE.
In order to keep the passenger details, the company has made an arrangement to keep a record by taking the contact number of one of the family members of the passenger who comes for temple visit and cable car service.