Keep Metro fare at round figure to avoid ‘chutta’ issues: Delhi Metro to MMRDA


Keep Metro fare at round figure to avoid ‘chutta’ issues: Delhi Metro to MMRDA

‘Chutta nai hai’ is a phrase that Mumbaikars often hear while buying tickets for train, bus or paying the auto and taxi guy. To ease the issue, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which had entered into an agreement with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for implementation of Metro-2 corridor, has suggested a fare slab for several Metro corridors in city — keeping the fare in round figures to do away with the trouble of tendering change to passengers.

While DMRC had proposed slab of Rs 10, 20, 30, 40 for several Metro corridors in the city, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has proposed fare slab of Rs 11, 13, 16, 22, 24.

A detailed project report (DPR) prepared by DMRC, read, “DMRC has proposed fare multiple of Rs 10 to be adopted at the time of commissioning of this line Read More

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