The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing.
Free metro travel for women to cost govt Rs 1,550 crore a year
Click here to read full article from source
New Delhi, June 12 -- A week after announcing the Delhi government's proposal for free rides to women in Delhi Metro and buses, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced that the DMRC had submitted a concrete proposal on implementing the Delhi government's scheme, which would entail a financial commitment of about Rs 1550 crore a year.
Giving details of the DMRC's proposal, Mr Kejriwal said that two options have been proposed by them for implementation of the scheme.
"One is a long term plan that will take one year to implement and will involve changing of the DMRC's software, tokens and cards. However, the second option is a short term, stop gap arrangement. As per this model, women shall be able to purchase tokens at ticke...
To read the full article or to get the complete feed from this publication, please Contact Us