Keeping in view the upcoming Commonwealth Games (CWG) and in order to update the travellers about the Delhi city , the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is all set to install interactive Digital Information Pods ( DIPs) in 25 underground metro stations within couple of months.
All necessary details about the city including its culture, history, places of tourist interest, movies and various information related to the Commonwealth Games are going to be made available in selected underground metro stations within a couple of months. According to reports, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will set up information booths in metro stations across New Delhi before CWG kick starts in the month of October.
The stations where touch screen information kiosks will be installed include Rajiv Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Central Secretariat, Barakhamba Road, INA, AIIMS, JLN Stadium, Vidhan Sabha, Viswavidyalaya, Chandni Chowk, Model Town, Khan Market, Race Course, Jor Bagh, New Delhi, GTB Road, Civil Lines, Chawri Bazar, Malviya Nagar, Hauz Khas, Saket, Udyog Bhawan among others.
“This initiative has been taken keeping in mind the convenience of international tourists who will visit Delhi during the forthcoming Games. However, this value-added service will continue even after the Games,” said Anuj Dayal, DMRC spokesperson.