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PM Modi applauds as Delhi Metro sets a new milestone

Daily passenger journeys in Delhi Metro have overtaken the pre-Covid figures to an all time high (Images courtesy: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday applauded the increase in daily commuters in Delhi Metro.

In a Twitter post, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri informed that daily passenger journeys in Delhi Metro overtook the pre-covid figures to an all time high.

In February 10, 2020, the daily commuters in Delhi Metro were 66,18,717, while on August 28, 2023, it rose to 68,16,252, marking the highest-ever daily passenger journeys pre and post the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Metro Delhi

Delhi Metro once again set a new milestone on August 29 when more than 69 lakh passenger journeys were performed in the metro in a single day.

The Prime Minister responded to the post and said: “Wonderful news. Our Government will continue working to ensure our urban centres have modern and comfortable public transport”.