Delhi Metro to replace closed loop smart cards with open loop National Common Mobility Cards (NCMC)

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to replace Closed Loop Smart Cards with Open Loop National Common Mobility Cards (NCMC) for the convenience of the commuters.

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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:

  • Customer Friendly: Customers may use the same card for Metro and Bus travel across the country in the NCMC compliant system.
  • Convenience: Customers may use their bank issued NCMC card for fare payment.
  • Cashless Transaction: NCMC promotes a cashless transaction environment.
  • 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 Minister of State in The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Kaushal Kishore, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

Source: PIB- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): DMRC

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