Delhi Metro is going to Re-open soon : Reopen Delhi Metro in phased manner, CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Centre. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that Metro train services in Delhi should be resumed on a trial basis as the COVID-19 situation was improving in the city and hoped the Centre would soon take a decision on it.
Delhi Metro is going to Re-open soon
“I have requested the Centre that Delhi should be treated differently. Corona situation is improving in Delhi. If they do not want to run Metro trains in other cities, let it be so. But, in Delhi Metro train services should be started in a phased manner on a trial basis. We have raised this issue before the Centre many times, I hope the Centre will soon take a decision in this regard,” he said.
On 20 August, MD-DMRC Dr Mangu Singh inspected the Rajiv Chowk metro station. The routine inspection was part of checking the effective functioning of various operational systems and maintenance activities, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation tweeted earlier.
The inspection comes amid expectations of resumption in train services with proper safety protocols.
On regular days, the average daily ridership of the DMRC is over 26 lakh.
Delhi recorded 1,450 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday, the national capital’s biggest single-day spike in infections this month, bringing the infection tally to over 1.61 lakh while the death toll rose to 4,300, authorities said.
The chief minister highlighted various steps taken by his government to revive the pandemic-hit economy of the city and said it would make some big announcements about the industry sector in coming days.
Kejriwal also assured the traders that anomalies in circle rates in some areas would be addressed.
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