Noida Metro Rail Company (NMRC) Managing Director Lokesh M inaugurated Unified Fee Interface (UPI) cost facility on the Sector 51 metro station of the Aqua Line on Thursday. The brand new facility will assist passengers who don’t have change whereas buying tickets. Now such passengers can keep away from this problem through the use of the UPI cost facility throughout all stations of the metro community. Along with UPI, passengers can nonetheless use money, credit score and debit playing cards along with NMRC good playing cards for buying tickets on the counter and the client care centres in any respect stations. The Sector 51 metro station has additionally acquired two automated ticket merchandising machines, which have UPI services.
Nonetheless, UPI-enabled ticket merchandising machines are solely accessible on the sector 51 metro station and a proposal to put such machines within the different metro stations of the Aqua line is pending with larger authorities.
Till now, passengers have the ability to buy QR tickets both by money or credit score/debit card. However now the brand new UPI cost facility will add to passenger comfort and quicker processing of tickets at counters. This may result in much less ready time and no requirement for money change.
UPI cost facility has been launched as part of NMRC’s efforts to reinforce passenger comfort by implementing digital and seamless technique of journey throughout all 21 stations of Aqua Line, as per an announcement by NMRC.
“The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of the federal government of India with a imaginative and prescient to remodel India right into a digitally-empowered society and information economic system, promotion of digital funds has been accorded the very best precedence by the federal government to increase digital cost providers to each phase within the nation,” the NMRC mentioned.
“The imaginative and prescient is to offer digital funds services to all residents in a handy, simple, inexpensive, fast and secured method,” NMRC added.
Noida Metro Rail Company’s Aqua Line connects Noida and Higher Noida in Gautam Buddh Nagar, masking a distance of 29.7 km by 21 stations. It was constructed at a price of Rs 5,503.
In the meantime, Delhi Metro Rail Company not too long ago launched a cellular app that can make it simpler for metro commuters in NCR to purchase tickets and tokens for his or her journey.