Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi Metro launches India’s first UPI-based Cashless Parking

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) launched India’s first FASTag or Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based parking facility on July 6, 2021. Key Facts This facility was launched to reduce time for entry and payment. Under the Multi-Model Integration (MMI) initiative, dedicated Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) lanes were also inaugurated for autos, taxis and r-Rickshaws at the ..

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India’s First Driverless Train

The first driverless train operations in India were initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28, 2020. The train is operated on the Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line. Key Highlights The train was rolled out on the 38-kilo metre long line, called the Magenta Line. It is a part of the 390-km long network spread ..

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What is LiDAR Technique?

Context in Current Affairs: The Indian Railways is to use LiDAR technique to conduct ground survey for the Delhi Varanasi High Speed Rail corridor. LiDAR is Light Detection and Ranging technique. What is the plan? The Indian Railways is to use the LiDAR technique mounted on a helicopter. This is being done after its success ..

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DMRC becomes India’s 1st project to receive Power from Waste-to-Energy

Delhi Metro has become first ever project in India to receive power generated from a waste-to-energy plant. The move is in continuation of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) efforts to establish an environment-friendly network Key Highlights Steps Taken: Since beginning of June 2019, DMRC has started receiving 2 MW power from a 12 MW capacity ..

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Delhi Metro becomes India’s first project to receive power from waste-to-energy

The Delhi Metro has become the India’s first-ever project to receive power generated from a waste-to-energy plant. According to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the project is also in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Swachh Bharat Mission”. This will also help in creating awareness on the importance of waste management and utilizing waste in ..

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