Jammu and Kashmir State Cable Car Corporation has commisioned a ski lift in Pahalgam.
According to statement, the lift was installed during the last winter but could not be operated then as Pahalgàm received minimum snow fall .
"Creation of this facility at Pahalgam is as per the initiative taken by the government to utilise the vast potential for winter sports available in Kashmir."
Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering has confirmed to start a skiing course from February 5.
The lift is open for skiers, tourists during the winter and the lift is 220 meters long and can carry 500 skiers per hour.