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Pune Metro dispatches competition to name its travel card, needs ‘identity’ connected to city

Pune Metro has dispatched a challenge wherein occupants can recommend a name for the movement card for Pune. The Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha-Metro) said that as opposed to giving the card a nonexclusive name, the association needs to give it an “identity” connected to Pune City, and needs to welcome inhabitants to take an interest in the naming cycle.

The Metro is intending to dispatch its movement card as a “common mobility card” for Pune City, which will be acknowledged by different methods of movement too.

“Once we near the commencement of operations, we will approach PMPML, cellphone-based cab services like Ola and Uber, and suburban railways, so the card can be used for these services as well,” said Hemant Sonawane, Public Relations Officer, Pune Metro.

The Maha-Metro said candidates can send their entrances to contest@punemetrorail.org. The challenge is open for all, and sections are to be sent with the complete name of the competitor, alongside their contact subtleties and address. The hopeful ought to give the noteworthiness of the proposed name.

The challenge is open till November 16.

In 2017, PMPML had dispatched the Mi Card to support almost three lakh month to month pass-holders to change to advanced passes and pre-loaded cards. Be that as it may, it didn’t discover numerous takers – just around 52,000 clients have changed to the paperless alternative. The Mi Card was dispatched with a comparative plan to be a typical travel card for all methods of intra-city transport.

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