Today on 06th Day of December, 2019 All the 21 stations of the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Corridor (Aqua Line) were felicitated with IGBC Platinum Plaque Award, the highest in the category of IGBC Green MRTS rating system during the 4th edition of the National Conference on Green Metro Systems held at DMRC Bhawan, New Delhi.
On behalf of Noida Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRC), Shri P.D. Upadhyay (Executive Director) and Shri Avinash Kumar (DGM- Operations & Rolling Stock) received the prestigious IGBC platinum plaque award from the hands of Shri Mangu Singh, MD, DMRC, Shri O.H. Pande, Director (Electrical), DMRC & Chairman, Conference on Green Metro Systems, 2019, Ms. Preeti Soni (Chief-Climate Change, Resilience & Energy, UNDP), Shri V. Suresh (Chairman- Indian Green Building Council) and Shri S. Raghupathy (Deputy Director General- Confederation of Indian Industry).
The conference was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) to accelerate the green metro movement in the country. The conference aimed to deliberate and discuss the experiences of metro stake holders countrywide in developing the world- class green metro systems with a vision to make India a global leader in Green Metro systems.
At present, around 471 metro stations of Delhi, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Noida, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Nagpur metro systems have adopted IGBC Green MRTS rating which has been launched by CII - Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) exclusively to address the (‘Green’) practices during design, construction and operation of metro and monorail systems.
The conference witnessed presence of representatives from Metro Rail Companies, Indian Railways Engineers; Contractors, Consultants, Equipment Manufacturers & Suppliers, Technology Providers from all over India.
Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) was incorporated on 05th November, 2014 under the Indian Companies Act, 2013 as a Government Company to provide a world class transport facility to the residents of Gautam Buddha Nagar district. NMRC is a joint venture of the Govt. of India (GoI) and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP).
NMRC runs the metro rail operations of the Noida-Greater Noida Corridor and the city bus service operation on different routes in Noida and Greater Noida. NMRC has also taken non-farebox initiatives which include co-branding of metro stations and film shooting on NMRC premises.
During the month of November, 2019, the Average Daily Ridership of Aqua Line Metro Corridor stood at 22059 and the Average Daily Revenue stood at INR 6, 44,640.
Top 5 stations in terms of daily average revenue and daily average ridership are Sector 51, Pari Chowk, NSEZ, Knowledge Park and Sector 142.
Presently 50 AC CNG Low floor buses are running on 11 routes between Noida and Greater Noida. The buses are equipped with GPS System, panic button, special facility for women and specially abled with installed CCTV Cameras. The buses are monitored by UPSRTC. Approximately 10,000 passengers avail the services of city bus on daily basis. The minimum fare is INR 11 and the maximum fare is INR 51.
1. Developing Sector 76 and Pari Chowk Metro stations as Pink stations
2. Development of theme based metro markets near parking areas
3. QR Based shopping and digital marketing at metro stations
4. Installation of plastic crushing vending machines on all stations
5. Food and other kiosk at metro stations
6. E- Cycles zone at metro stations
7. Electrical vehicle charging stations at metro stations premises
8. Property development at metro stations premises
VENDOR REGISTRATION - Allows business firms to register with NMRC as approved vendor
APPLICATIONS- Footover bridge policy for interconnection of establishments with NMRC Metro Stations and Hiring of NMRC Premise Policy for film shooting and photography on NMRC Stations, trains, depot for particular duration
JOURNEY PLANNER- Allows commuters to check the estimated fare of their journey
ANDROID APPLICATION FOR QR Tickets and option on website for E-KYC of NMRC SBI Smart Card.
In order to provide seamless connectivity to the commuters of Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, and Noida Extension, NMRC has proposed 3 new metro corridors
1. Sector – 71 to Knowledge Park – V corridor (14.958 Km with 09 Stations) and will be developed in two phases. (DPR approved by U.P. state cabinet on 03.12.2019).
2. Sector – 142 to Botanical Garden corridor (DPR under revision)
3. Depot Station to Boraki corridor (DPR to be prepared)