Delhi Becomes The First City In The Country To Launch A Common Mobility Card

| January 8 , 2018 , 20:09 IST

In a first, Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a common mobility card for rides on DTC Cluster buses and the metro.

This card can be used on 200 DTC and 50 cluster buses plying on different routes, apart from metro trains. Commuters will be able to avail the facility in all the DTC and cluster buses plying in Delhi from 1st April. The card has been made operational on 20 routes today.

The DMRC smart card can be used by tapping it on the Electronic Ticketing Machines (ETM’s) available with the bus conductors. These smart cards can be purchased from Delhi Metro Stations or DTC depots. The minimum amount payable at the time of purchase of a new card is Rs 150 that includes a refundable security deposit of Rs 50. Subsequent recharges can be done at customer care centers of any station with a minimum value of Rs 200 and upto Rs 2000.

“Its a big step in the transport sector that will facilitate the seamless travel of people in Delhi,” Kejriwal told reporters after a short ride on a DTC bus on the occasion.