One Nation, One Mobility card: All you need to know
New Delhi : After showing green signal to India's first driverless train, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 'one nation, one mobility' card to make travel easy in local transport.
The idea falls under National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which was proposed by a five-member committee under Nilekani, the former chairperson of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIAI).
Here is all you need to know about the NCMC:
1: NCMC will allow payments for travel via RuPay debit cards issued by various banks like SBI, UCO Bank, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank etc within last 18 months. "This facility will become available on the entire Delhi Metro network by 2022," a DMRC spokesperson said.
2: Via NCMC, people will be able to make payments directly from their smartphones.
3: The service will be offered at the whole 400 km Metro train network in Delhi.
4: It will allow entry and exit from Metro stations with the help of a smartphone, known as the automatic fare collection (AFC) system.
5: The metro stations will be fitted with AFC enabled gates soon.
6: Banks mandated by the department of financial services have been asked to make their debit cards NCMC compliant, to ensure availability of service.