Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
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INTRODUCTION OF SMART CARDS BY DELHI METRO

Posted On: 04 DEC 2023 4:28PM by PIB Delhi

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has plans to replace Closed Loop Delhi Metro Smart Cards with Open Loop National Common Mobility Cards (NCMC) in a phased manner.

The benefits of NCMC cards are as under:

(i) Customer Friendly: Customer may use the same card for Metro and Bus travel across the country in NCMC compliant system.

(ii) Convenience:Customers may use their bank issued NCMC card for fare payment.

(iii) Cashless Transaction: NCMC promotes a cashless transaction environment.

(iv) Ease of Recharge: Users can easily recharge their NCMC online or at designated recharge points, providing a hassle-free way to manage the card.

DMRC has informed that there is no delay or challenges faced by them in introducing NCMC on account of RBI guidelines. Further other metro rail systems are also progressively shifting to NCMC from Closed Loop Card System.

This information was given by the THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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