DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a common card for rides on public buses and the metro, terming it a big step in the city’s transport sector.
Delhi is the first city in the country to have a common mobility card, which can at present be used on 200 DTC and 50 cluster buses plying on different routes, apart from metro trains, reports PTI.
“Its a big step in the transport sector that will facilitate the seamless travel of people in Delhi,” Kejriwal told reporters on January 8 after a short ride on a DTC bus on the occasion.
The card, which will function like a debit card, will be operational in all DTC and cluster buses from April 1.
The city has around 3,900 DTC and over 1,600 cluster buses.