Delhi Metro suspends services till Mar 31

New Delhi (NVI): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today announced that it will remain completely closed till March 31 in the wake of novel coronavirus and the increasing number of cases in the country due to the pandemic.

In a statement, the DMRC said that the move is aimed at controlling the spread of coronavirus by ensuring social distancing and encouraging people to stay at home for the time being.

“The Delhi Metro system will however continue to be powered for essential operational maintenance activities during this duration and security of the system will continue to be taken care of by CISF,” the DMRC said in an official statement.

This will be the first time that DMRC will completely stop its operations in the capital.