Delhi Metro Travel To Get Cheaper For Select Groups: Biometric Scans For Discounted Rides To Be Introduced


Delhi Metro Travel To Get Cheaper For Select Groups: Biometric Scans For Discounted Rides To Be Introduced

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has finally found a solution to ensure discounts on Metro travel for a select category of passengers. This will soon be implemented across the entire metro network in the National Capital Region (NCR). However, it is not clear how much fare concession will be provided among the two categories: students and senior citizens.

“DMRC is exploring the possibility of biometric AFC gate systems, which may help them in future for developing multiple benefits for both passengers as well as the system for passenger identification, profiling, concessions, etc.,” said Executive Director, Corporate Communications, DMRC, Anuj Dayal, reported Times of India.

Currently, the passengers use single-journey tokens or travel smart cards that can be used for multiple journeys which can be transferred and cannot be used to provide concession to a passenger. Read More

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