Okhlaiites now get DTC bus passes online
Transport Minister of Delhi Kailash Gahlot today inaugurated the ‘Online Digital Delivery of DTC bus e-Pass facility’ for commuters of all DTC and Cluster buses in Delhi.
The ‘Online Digital Delivery of DTC bus e-Pass facility’ is a 24×7 operational service system that supports cashless transaction for the issuance of all types of bus passes in DTC and Cluster buses. The user-friendly interface of this Online System ensures hassle-free transaction thus saving the time and energy of the customers. On the Operational front, this can be crucial in reducing the infrastructure cost and saving the manpower of DTC.
The commuters of DTC can use the facility to obtain all General and Concessional passes for both AC & Non AC buses. Passengers can avail passes for BPL/ APL, Differently abled citizens, senior citizens, student passes, other special categories such as freedom fighters, war widows, sportsmen, press etc. among others.
For obtaining an online bus pass, the applicant can apply at URL: dtcpass.delhi.gov.in from anywhere. The applicant shall have to fill-up his credentials like Name, Father’s Name, and Date of Birth etc. and upload the photo on the portal. Payment can be made through Debit/Credit Card/ Net Banking and BHIM UPI. The General Bus Pass will be available for download immediately after submitting the application and Concessional Pass will be delivered within the next working day, at the registered Mobile number and email id of the applicant, after verification. SMS and email will be sent to the applicant for confirmation of payment and dispatch detail etc. For the cancellation of DTC bus pass, an applicant will have to return the original bus pass at any of the DTC Pass Section. The refund amount will be credited directly to the applicant’s bank account.
On this occasion, the Transport Minister, along with applying for a bus pass, said: “As a first hand user of this service today, I can assure the citizens of Delhi that this is the next huge step in the smart, cashless and contactless transport revolution Delhi is currently undergoing. With the implementation of this online bus e-Pass facility, regular commuters can now avail of a pass without standing in long queues at depots, which is of great significance at the time of a pandemic like this.”
Commissioner of Transport Manisha Saxena, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri, MD, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and other senior officers of the Corporation were also present on this occasion.