PSU Watch logo

| EV owners can now charge vehicles using existing electricity connections |   | ICRA suggests long-term finance at low rates for power, renewables in Budget |   | GAIL’s Director (Marketing) ES Ranganathan arrested by CBI in corruption case |   | CAIT urges Centre to exempt GST registration for e-commerce sales |   | Indian Oil to invest Rs 7,000 cr in city gas distribution projects |  

DMRC introduces E-Rickshaw services from Noida Electronic City Metro station

In order to ensure last-mile connectivity for Metro commuters, Delhi Metro on Friday introduced a fleet of 25 e-rickshaws, called ‘ETO’ from the Noida Electronic City Metro station of Blue Line
DMRC introduces E-Rickshaw services from Noida Electronic City Metro station
DMRC introduces E-Rickshaw services from Noida Electronic City Metro station

New Delhi: Giving a further boost to its efforts in ensuring enhanced last-mile connectivity for Metro commuters, Delhi Metro’s Managing Director Dr Mangu Singh on Saturday flagged off a fleet of 25 e-rickshaws, called ‘ETO’ from Noida Electronic City Metro station of Blue Line. “These E-rickshaws will be plying from 6 AM to 11 PM daily providing last-mile connectivity to nearby localities of Noida Electronic City Metro station,” said Delhi Metro in a press release.

Initially, 25 ETO rickshaws are being introduced into service from the station which will be increased to 100 by the end of next month, covering more stations in the Noida section of Blue Line which include Sector-62, Noida Sector-59, Noida Sector-61, Noida Sector-34 etc.

These GPS enabled e-rickshaws are specially designed to have a covered cabin and full front windscreen to provide last-mile connectivity within an area of 4-5 KM around Metro stations. The fares have been kept very nominal at a base price of Rs 10 for first 2 KM and Rs 5 for the subsequent KM.  The commuters can also book vehicles through the ETO app and pay digitally for their rides.

ALSO READ

DMRC has partnered with a consortium of ETO Pvt. Ltd. (Operator) and GEM Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (Manufacturer) under their brand name ETO to run these e-rickshaws from the above stations. The commuters can avail more information regarding this facility on the Helpline number managed by ETO at 18001030975 or visit www.etomotors.com

Presently, over 310 e-rickshaws are already providing last-mile connectivity service from 34 Metro stations spread across the network.  In its continued efforts to boost last-mile connectivity, DMRC will be further introducing e-rickshaw services from 13 more Metro stations by the end of next month.

(PSU Watch- India's Business News centre that places the spotlight on PSUs, Bureaucracy, Defence and Public Policy is now on Google News. Click here to follow. Also, join PSU Watch Channel in your Telegram. You may also follow us on Twitter here and stay updated.)