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Following Metro Stations Will Remain Closed On Republic Day 2021

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has an update for commuters that want to enjoy a ride in Metro on the Republic Day 2021. DMRC has decided to services at a few Metro stations citing security reasons. And it wants people to take note of the Republic Day 2021 plans so that they enjoy uninterrupted services as usual.

Metro stations that will remain closed for the Republic Day 2021 celebrations

Delhi Metro has announced partial closure of its services from four Metro stations around Rajpath in the morning hours. These stations are Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg Metro station. The Metro rail services won’t be available from these four stations. While entry and exit to these Metro stations will remains suspended for the duration of the Republic Day 2021 celebrations, commuters will be allowed to change trains at Central Secretariat Metro station.

Parking for vehicles will also remain closed at Metro stations

Parking of the above-mentioned Metro stations will be closed for public from the morning of 25th January to the noon of 26th January until celebrations are over. The close … Read the rest

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Why Are You Offering Free Ride In Metro – Supreme Court Asked Arvind Kejriwal Led Delhi Government

Supreme Court sent strong reprimands to Delhi government on its ambitious Free Metro Ride service for women. The court observed that could cause immense loss to Metro and that the government should avoid misusing the public money on such services. The court alerted the government that the judiciary has rights to stop the misuse of public money.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced in the month of June that his government was considering giving free ride to women in Delhi Metro. But the project is yet to be implemented. Arvind Kejriwal promised implementation of the scheme within two to three months. But the bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Deepak Gupta took strong note of the scheme and warned Arvind Kejriwal from spending public money on that could result in loss to Delhi Metro.

Why do you want to ruin Delhi Metro?

The Supreme Court bench asked Arvind Kejriwal that why did ye want to ruin Delhi Metro. The bench compared the free ride offer with bribing the public and said that Kejriwal government would ask the center to bear the expense … Read the rest

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The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal announced free travel for senior citizens Ladies and Students

Last month, The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal publicized his government will provide free travel for ladies and students in Delhi.

In Mukyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojna, The AAP party declares free travel for senior citizens ladies to make their life easier.

This scheme is only for ladies and students in public transport to facilitate their lives and make them free of stress in his city.

This was made on June 3. He said, the transport Minister, Kailash Gahlot has already taken a meeting to discuss the aspects associated with free travel for ladies, run by DTC and DIMTS. It will be challenging in Metro trains.

The Delhi Government and center are on 50-50 partners in the Metro rail corporation. Kejriwal also said the charge of power tariff was raised by DERC without consulting Delhi government.

Source: https://bit.ly/2L2zhCL

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To Start Free Ride To Women Service In Its Report

DMRC Seeks Rs. 1566.64 crore And Eight-Month Time To Start Free Ride To Women Service In Its Report

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation prepared two-point formula for implementing the ambitious free ride for women scheme of the Delhi government.

In a detailed report sent to the Delhi government, DMRC sought annual funding to the tune of Rs. 1566.64 crore to provide fare exemption to women. DMRC is working on two options to fund the scheme.

First Option: Women commuters would get pink tokens but DMRC needs at least eight-month time to make necessary arrangements.

Second Option: DMRC would provide tokens and cards to women commuters and it requires one-year to start the free service.

The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal opted for the pink tokens and asked DMRC to speed up the process to complete it in less than eight-month time.

He said that DMRC only needed to arrange for pink tokens and re-open its ticket counters to start free ride for women commuters. And it shouldn’t take much time, maintained the Chief Minister.

The DMRC would also require permission of … Read the rest