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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches India's first common card for bus, metro travel

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Jan 08, 2018, 09.57 AM (IST)

Delhiites are soon to get a common card for commuting via public buses and the metro. 

In a bid to transform Delhi's transport scenario, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today launched India's first ever common mobility card.

Delhi's transport minister, Kailash Gahlot, was also present at the launch of the pilot project. 

The card can be used on 200 DTC and 50 cluster buses operating on various routes.

Commuters will also be able to use the mobility card for metro travel.

"Its a big step in the transport sector that will facilitate seamless travel for people in Delhi," Kejriwal told reporters.

Delhi CM also took a short ride on a DTC bus earlier today.

The card can be used like a debit card from April 1, 2018. 

(With inputs from PTI)