This Thursday, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) introduced QR code-based ticketing via the Paytm Mobile App on all its routes.
Now, you can easily grab a mobile QR ticket on the Paytm app’s ‘Metro’ section. Just enter your starting and destination stations on the day of your journey, as mentioned in the Delhi Metro notification.
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“Passengers can just hold their Smartphone in front of the QR code scanner of the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) gates at both entry and exit stations to proceed with the journey,” reads the official notification.
Before this, the facility was only available for the Airport Express Line.
“The QR-based ticketing for all corridors of Delhi Metro through Paytm will facilitate efficient and hassle-free movement for lakhs of metro commuters in the National Capital,” said Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD, DMRC.
“In the recent past, we have taken a host of measures to facilitate digital ticketing, showing our commitment to the “Digital India” initiative, aimed at providing government services electronically with improved online infrastructure and inclusivity,” added Kumar.
“As the pioneer of QR code-based payments, we aim to offer convenience and ease of digital ticketing to metro commuters, helping them save time. Using this facility, Delhi Metro Rail passengers will be able to skip the queues to buy tickets. We continue to strive to bring innovative smart mobility and payment solutions for Indians,” said Abhay Sharma, Chief Business Officer, Paytm.
Delhi Metro keeps making it easier to buy tickets. Now, you can use various digital methods like UPI, credit/debit cards, net banking, and more.
“It is committed to simplifying and modernizing the ticket booking process, ensuring passengers have a convenient and hassle-free experience,” mentioned by Delhi Metro.
“In recent times, it has rolled out multiple initiatives such as QR ticketing via the mobile app, ticket vending machines, ticket windows, WhatsApp, etc., all of which accept popular digital payment methods,” further said.