Noida Metro Update: NMRC achieves highest ridership of 22,996 passengers in single day

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After relaxation of partial curfew in Gautam Buddh Nagar, NMRC resumed train services from 09-06-2021. Initially, passenger ridership remained very low and week-wise average daily ridership of only 2,877 passengers could be achieved.

  • NMRC has been taking necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to ensure a safe journey for commuters.
  • The Board discussed and decided following major issues:
    • All NMRC trains are fully sanitized after each trip.
    • The stations, platform and other “contact areas” like Call buttons of lifts, AFC gates, Handle belts of Escalators & Staircases, POS machines etc. are sanitized at regular intervals.
    • Passenger screening team is deployed at each station to check masks, temperature and hand sanitization of commuters.
    • Signages & markings are provided in the station area and inside trains for maintaining proper social distance amongst passengers.
  • Due to various measures taken by NMRC, the confidence of commuters has been growing gradually. 
  • As a result, in the previous week i.e. from 11-10-2021 to 17-10-21, NMRC achieved week-wise average daily ridership of 17, 289. NMRC also achieved its highest ridership of 22,996 passengers on a single day post lockdown on 11-10-2021.
  • Passengers are advised to use Noida metro services without any fear or inhibition.

Recent Update:

Noida Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (NMRC) on 23.09.2021 convened its 28th Board Meeting via video conferencing at Sector-6 Noida Authority. The Board Meeting was chaired by Shri Kamran Rizvi, Chairman (NMRC) & Additional Secretary, MoHUA.

  • Board Members from the NMRC – Smt. Ritu Maheshwari, MD / NMRC & CEO Noida; Shri Shyam Sunder Dubey, Director NMRC & Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor, MoHUA; Shri Jaideep, Director NMRC & OSD(UT) / MoHUA; Shri Narendra Bhooshan, Director NMRC & CEO, Greater Noida; and Shri Vinay Kumar Singh, Director NMRC & MD (NCRTC) were also present.
  • From NMRC Shri Praveen Mishra, ED / NMRC & ACEO / Noida Authority; Shri Pankaj Malhotra, GM / Finance; Shri Manoj Vajpayee, GM / Technical, Ms. Nisha Wadhawan, Company Secretary and other senior officials were present during the meeting.

The Board discussed and decided following major issues:

  • To expedite the Govt. of India approval of DPR from Sector 51 to Knowledge Park V, positively by November 2021.
  • Providing alternative seamless connectivity on priority for commuters of NMRC Aqua line & DMRC blue line between sector 51 & 52 metro stations.
  • Exploring efficient bus routes and providing bus services on it by engaging small size buses to enhance metro ridership and to provide last mile connectivity to commuters.
  • Created the post of Director (Finance)
  • Approval of Balance Sheet for the Financial Year 2020 – 2021.

Source: Noida Metro-Press Release

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