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News Entry# 384364
  
Jun 16 (10:22) Soon, Delhi metro cards to have auto top-ups (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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NEW DELHI: Recharging your Delhi Metro smart cards is set to get easier.Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has signed an agreement with a private technology company, Anduril Technologies private Ltd, to provide the new smart cards, which would automatically get recharged. The new electronically-rechargeable cards get automatically updated when the commuter taps it at the entry gate. The facility will initially be available on the new set of cards, but will subsequently be added to the existing ones too.According to estimates, about 16-17 lakh daily commuters use the cards. Since its launch in 2002, Delhi Metro has sold over 1.5 crore cards till now.The new cards, ‘Autope’, are likely to be rolled out next month. The customers will first have to register themselves on its app or website, and the cards will then be home-delivered. Once the system stabilises, the facility will be extended to the existing card holders as well.“Waiting...
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in a long queue is the biggest challenge a commuter faces at the stations. Although online recharges are prevalent, the card has to be presented to the add value machine (AVM) for top-ups. The new technology will allow auto recharge of smart card as and when the value falls below a threshold,” said Anurag Bajpai, founder, Anduril Technologies private Ltd. Though some banks issue cards that get automatically recharged, the new ones can be linked to any bank account. The company has already launched the new set for a closed user group. “The launch is scheduled in mid-July,” Bajpai said.Other than Delhi Metro, the feature will soon be rolled out in Mumbai and other metro networks. “The idea is to enable a seamless and hassle-free payment for recurring transactions,” Bajpai said.
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