Gurugram District Administration to appoint supervisors and nodal officers for helping DMRC in metro operations

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Delhi Metro takes over operations of Gurgaon Rapid Metro
Delhi Metro takes over operations of Gurgaon Rapid Metro

New Delhi (Metro Rail News): The district administration will appoint a supervisor each for all five metro stations in the city falling on the Yellow Line for close coordination with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) so as to ensure smooth operations when the metro service restarts on Monday. The district administration held a meeting with DMRC officials on Thursday and discussed measures to prevent crowding at metro stations and also to ensure screening of passengers is done effectively for Covid-19.

Deputy Commissioner Mr. Amit Khatri said that a supervisor would be appointed for each of the five stations — Guru Dronacharya, Sikanderpur, MG Road, Iffco Chowk, Huda City Centre — to coordinate with local DMRC officials and a nodal officer will be appointed to coordinate the entire exercise of resuming the operation and safe movement of passengers. “All efforts would be made to prevent crowding and to ensure safe movement of passengers,” he added.

He further said steps would also be taken so that autos and rickshaws outside stations are regulated in a proper manner and the commuters do not face any problem in last mile connectivity.

DMRC will also motivate passengers to download the Aarogya Setu application on their mobile phones and there would be signages for entry and exit, standing and keeping distance, he added. Each passenger will be allowed to sit on an alternate seat inside the train and tickets will be issued only through digital transactions. The trains would be sanitized after every trip according to official sources.

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