MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): PM Modi inaugurates Mumbai metro lines 2A and 7 of Phase- II on 19th January. Providing seamless urban mobility has been one of the key focus areas of the Prime Minister. In line with this, he dedicates to the nation Mumbai Metro Rail Lines 2A & 7, worth around Rs 12,600 crores.
PM Modi rode the train to ensure the metro service was running well. The inaugural event occurred at the BKC Grounds in the financial capital, and attendees included Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, and others.
Additionally, the Prime Minister lay the cornerstone for these lines in 2015. In addition, the Prime Minister unveils the National Common Mobility Card and the MUMBAI 1 mobile app (Mumbai 1).
The software will make travelling easier, may be displayed on Metro Station entry gates, and facilitates digital payment to purchase tickets using UPI.
The National Common Mobility Card (Mumbai 1) will initially be utilised in metro lines but may also be used on local trains and buses as well as other forms of mass transit. The NCMC card will allow rapid, contactless, digital transactions, streamlining the process and eliminating the need for commuters to carry several cards or large amounts of cash.