ICICI Bank, announced the launch of a new recharge facility for Delhi Metro cards. Any card holder of Delhi Metro can now conveniently recharge his metro cards at close to 1000 mRUPEE outlets of Mobi Wallet Payment Systems Limited (MMPL), a business correspondent of ICICI Bank. This hassle free facility enables the users to recharge their Delhi Metro cards without standing in long queues at the metro stations and paying any additional charges.
MMP Mobi Wallet Payment Systems Limited (MMPL) is a fully owned subsidiary and the payments arm of Tata Teleservices Limited and has a license from RBI to issue prepaid payment instruments in India.
Commenting on the service, Rajiv Sabharwal, Executive Director, ICICI Bank Limited, said, “ICICI Bank has been a leader in using technology to provide easily accessible services across the country. This service is yet another innovative addition to our wide array of mobile-based services. It offers a convenient choice of recharge to lakhs of DMRC commuters near their homes and offices. This collaboration underlines our commitment to providing users with solutions that simplify their travel requirement. We are happy to have partnered with MMPL for this service.”
Pradeep Kumar Sampath, COO, MMPL, said, “MMPL focuses on providing transaction avenues to the customers using the mobile wallet platform and we are happy to leverage the partnership with ICICI Bank to provide common value added services to the customers of DMRC in Delhi and NCR Region”
The metro card holders can locate the nearest mRUPEE outlet simply by sending an SMS METRO <PIN CODE> to 9222208888.
An illustration of the three easy steps to recharge the metro card:
Step 1: Customers of DMRC can visit any mRupee outlet and provide the recharge amount to the agent along with their Delhi Metro card number and mobile number
Step 3: They will have to visit an Add Value Machine (AVM) at Delhi Metro station, show their metro card on AVM and press the ‘Add Value’ button on the screen of AVM in order to complete the recharge process. The card will start reflecting the latest balance.