DELHI METRO IN ASSOCIATION WITH INDUSIND BANK LAUNCHES METRO PLUS DEBIT CARD TO ENSURE SMOOTH AND CASHLESS TRANSACTIONS ACROSS NETWORK
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in association with the IndusInd Bank today launched a dual purpose ‘METRO PLUS’ debit card for the benefit of the Delhi Metro commuters. The ‘Metro Plus Card’ was jointly launched by DMRC’s Managing Director Dr. Mangu Singh and Mr. Ritesh Raj Saxena, Executive Vice President(EVP) & Head - Savings, Digital & Payments Business - ?IndusInd Bank in the presence of other senior officials from DMRC and IndusInd Bank.
This dual purpose ‘Metro Plus Card’will enable the IndusInd Bank debit card users to use it as a Delhi Metro Smart Card in addition to use it for all other regular debit card transactions. The Delhi Metro commuters can also use this multipurpose card at the DMRC Parking lots, feeder buses etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Mangu Singh said, “This initiative is in line with the DMRC’s commitment towards supporting the digital drive to promote cashless transactions among the Delhi Metro commuters. The users of this card can also get their smart cards auto topped up at AFC Gates across the network which will help them to have seamless travel without worrying about top-up from time to time”.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ritesh Raj Saxena, EVP & Head - Savings, Digital & Payments Business - ?IndusInd Bank said, “With this card, specially designed for the residents of Delhi, we bring to market an exciting card that not just removes the friction from the customer’s daily commute and purchases, but also rewards him/her with exciting offers for online and offline spends. With this card the customers can say good bye to standing in queues to top up their metro card. For the first time, with this card, DMRC commuters will have the unique facility of topping up their Metro smart card directly from their account at any of the IndusInd Bank ATMs. “
The 2-in-1 ‘Metro Plus Card’ developed by IndusInd bank a Delhi Metro Transit chip embedded within, along with the secured Debit Card Chip. The customers can choose from the multiple modes to top-up their cards via IndusInd Bank ATMs, IndusMobile App & NetBanking, SMS, Auto Top-up etc. for recharging the Delhi Metro Transit chip.
DMRC in the recent past has already launched various other initiatives to facilitate easy top up of smart cards/sale of tokens to avoid queues and save time at stations. This includes option of Smart Card Top up through TVMs, Credit/Debit card at stations, Net banking using dmrcsmartcard.com, mobile wallets etc.AD/ED(CC)/DMRC