On Tuesday Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Mangu Singh and within the sight of senior authorities of the DMRC and the NPCI stated that “The DMRC initiated an electronic toll collection system FASTag/UPI-based vehicle parking facility at Kashmere Gate in Delhi. The vehicle parking facility is the country’s 1st to get cash through the UPI system. This instant real-time payment system is important for Delhi Metro Railway Corporation’s MMI of transport service.
The vehicle parking facility can hold 55 cars and 174 bikes. The entryway and exit way and clearance of cars with cash should be possible through the FASTag system. The vehicle parking facility’s charge will be deducted through FASTag that connected to your bank account, which will decrease the ideal time for entryway and payment time. Just the cars or any other vehicles with FASTag will be permitted to park in this place.
The entry for bikes or scooty should be possible exclusively by swiping the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s smart card. The DMRC smart card swipe is utilized uniquely for enlisting the time of the entry and exit and toll estimation and no cash will be deducted from the DMRC smart card. The parking facility charge can be paid by UPI through scanning the QR Code.
Furthermore, the special intermediate public transport lanes for Taxi, Rickshaw, Toto, Auto were likewise introduced at gates’ number six and eight. These six and eight no lane will permit a smooth way for four-wheelers just as improve the last mile network at the metro station. In Multi-Modal Integration’s 2nd phase, which is as of now under development, there will be a Food Court to be set up by DTIDC just as a Bus Terminal with three-way lanes with a limit of five buses each.
When the 2nd phase is finished, Kashmere Kashmere Gate metro station will be a transportation centre, coordinating metro availability on line no 1, 2 and 6 with vehicle parking facility, Interstate bus terminals Kashmere gate, City Transport just as Auto taxi and also E-Rikshaw services. As per Delhi Metro Railway Corporation, these parking facilities will give a major help to people going from to the Kashmere gate, which is associated with significant Interstate bus terminals just as a few workplaces around the station.
Director Mangu Singh also stated that “The vehicle parking facility project is a significant step as an important part of the Govt’s Digital India campaign. We have taken this up as a major pilot project. In the wake of noticing the reaction, we will design comparative frameworks at additional vehicle parking facilities at Kashmere Gate metro station”.