Anuj Dayal

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Anuj Dayal said : “Comparably, during off-peak hours the occupancy in the same sections is in the range of 30-50%, thus leaving ample scope for people to stagger their travel from peak hours to the extent possible and have hassle free travel with social distancing in place,” External link

timesofindia Friday, October 2, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The general public is once again requested to ‘break the peak’ by staggering their travel timings to decongest the peak hours and avail the additional capacity available during off-peak hours for their own convenience and safety during the corona pandemic,” External link

timesofindia Friday, October 2, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Only asymptomatic passengers are allowed inside” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "In recent days, it has been observed that certain sections of the Metro network are showing a trend where occupancy is touching 100 per cent mark during morning and evening peak hours" "Such a pattern during peak hours, if it continues, and is repeated on the other sections too in the coming days, may lead to long queues outside the stations due to regulated entry which is essential for ensuring social distancing inside station premises and closing of gates etc. thereby, further increasing the journey time and inconvenience during travel," External link

dnaindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "In recent days, it has been observed that certain sections of the Metro network are showing a trend where occupancy is touching 100 per cent mark during morning and evening peak hours" External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The tunnelling work on the Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand section has been completed and the station work is also progressing well. Finishing work has commenced and other important components of construction, such as track laying, have also been started,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “ATS is a computer-based system, which manages train operations. It is indispensable for high-density operations such as the Metro, where services are scheduled every few minutes,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We would also request the commuters to stagger the timing of their journeys, so that we can all avoid the peak hour rush,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 14, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Now that services have resumed on all the corridors, DMRC will make public only the Line utilisation figures as was done before the lockdown because these figures only reflect the actual utilisation of a metro train system which is spread 400 km with 28 interchange stations providing comprehensive connectivity to the Delhi-NCR people,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC on Saturday counselled around 200 passengers for not wearing face masks properly. In addition, 114 passengers were fined Rs 200 each for violation of social distancing norms or for not wearing a mask inside the train,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : "Flying squads issued advisory to more than 150 passengers about the guidelines to be followed in the Metro" External link

business-standard Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Flying squads issued advisory to more than 150 passengers about the guidelines to be followed in the Metro" "Ninety-two passengers were also fined under Section 59 of the Delhi Metro Operation and Management Act," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As part of a special drive, flying squads were deployed on all corridors to randomly check inside trains for violations and counsel people to refrain from doing so for their own and others’ safety. DMRC on Friday counselled over 150 passengers and penalised 92 Rs 200 each under Section 59 of Delhi Metro Operations & Maintenance Act for creating nuisance. These passengers did not wear masks or maintain social distancing inside trains even when counselled,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Owing to the ongoing pandemic, everyone is required to wear a face mask throughout the journey on Delhi Metro and also adhere to social distancing norms to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Our intention at this time, when Metro services are yet to be made fully operational, is to advise and counsel passengers in adopting these norms with a positive attitude rather than merely being punitive,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Flying squads issued advisory to more than 150 passengers about the guidelines to be followed in the Metro" "Ninety-two passengers were also fined under Section 59 of the Delhi Metro Operation and Management Act," External link

news18 Saturday, September 12, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Commuters should keep 15-30 minutes extra time at hand because of thermal screening, hand sanitisation at the entry point of stations and trains halting for a few extra seconds to ensure people board and deboard smoothly in adherence to social distancing norms,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “For your and everyone else’s safety and to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, wearing of face mask and adherence to social distancing norms throughout the travel period has to be ensured by all commuters. Violation could attract penalties and removal from the premises. Anyone with a cloth face cover won’t be allowed entry,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This arrangement is being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test examination,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Commuters should keep 15-30 minutes extra time at hand because of thermal screening, hand sanitisation at the entry point of stations and trains halting for a few extra seconds to ensure people board and deboard smoothly in adherence to social distancing norms,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “For your and everyone else’s safety and to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, wearing of face mask and adherence to social distancing norms throughout the travel period has to be ensured by all commuters. Violation could attract penalties and removal from the premises. Anyone with a cloth face cover won’t be allowed entry,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This arrangement is being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test examination,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “As part of its multi-tier strategy, DMRC has not only introduced a new set of announcements, which are being made frequently at stations and on trains, advising public to wear masks throughout the travel, we are also running short films on new travel norms at major Metro stations and on trains that have LED screens,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, September 11, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The general public is once again advised to adhere to social distancing requirements and preventive guidelines during the travel on Delhi Metro due to the pandemic,” “They should also keep following DMRC’s website and social media platforms for regular updates on various Dos & Don’ts that must mandatorily be followed before heading for the metro station from their homes for their own convenience” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 11, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Travelling in the metro in the new scenario of the Corona pandemic needs very intense co-operation and regulation by the public. At present our intention is not to punish and we have advised our staff to keep a positive attitude and help out commuters,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 11, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Overall passenger boarding (total trips passengers made) on Wednesday’s operational lines was 103, 412,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be running 35 trains on Red Line to take 413 trips on September 10. Similarly, 40 trains with 344 trips will be put into service on Violet Line,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be running 35 trains on Red Line to take 413 trips on September 10. Similarly, 40 trains with 344 trips will be put into service on Violet Line,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The trips will be subsequently increased as the operational timing of services get extended on September 11 and 12 with the opening of other lines,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The trips will be subsequently increased as the operational timing of services get extended on September 11 and 12 with the opening of other lines,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Smart card recharge is available at all stations.One can recharge the card by available cashless options be it online or at the customer care centres (using credit/debit card) at the stations. Wednesday’s mights have been some temporary connectivity issue with the POS (point of sale) terminals.These are teething issues which will be sorted out at the earliest,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As part of the stage one graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro will resume operations on Blue and Pink lines. Along with these two lines, the Yellow Line and the Rapid Metro, which had already opened on Monday, will continue operations,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will be running 66 trains on Blue Line performing around 478 train trips during morning and evening hours on September 9 and 10,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The re-opening of Blue and Pink Lines will ensure availability of nine of the existing 28 interchange metro stations from Wednesday,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “There was a slight increase in ridership on the Yellow Line on the second day, but all precautions were in place and everything went on smoothly,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As part of the stage one graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro will resume operations on Blue and Pink lines. Along with these two lines, the Yellow Line and the Rapid Metro, which had already opened on Monday, will continue operations,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “DMRC got the complete cooperation from the commuters who availed the services for the first time in 169 days with new norms of Metro travel in place owing to the ongoing pandemic,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We got complete cooperation from commuters, who availed the services for the first time in 169 days,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 7, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Apart from regular front line staff at the stations, around 1,000 additional employees have been deployed across the network to assist and guide passengers in the wake of the new norms for travelling, which may take some time to settle in,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Commuters must try to break the peak by staggering travel timings. They should avoid peak hours, when they are likely to end up missing a train or two. This will also help DMRC in optimum utilisation of train operations. We appeal to commuters to talk less during travel to prevent the possibility of short-range aerosol transmission,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC is also in touch with the authorities to provide around 1,000 civil defence volunteers. Some major stations have been identified where law enforcement agencies, such as local police, will be roped in to monitor law and order in vulnerable areas,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The same will be further extended in a graded manner from September 9 to 12 along with other Lines,” “The resumption of services with a new normal to prevent the spread of Covid-19 desires public to understand and co-operate with DMRC/CISF personnel for a comfortable and safe commuting experience,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Public is advised to travel with minimum luggage and avoid carrying metallic items for a faster frisking at entry points. Keep only pocket size hand sanitizers, if any, during the travel. Hand sanitizers will not be permitted beyond 30ml quantity from the safety point of view,” "For better management of crowd at/outside stations, DMRC is also in touch with the authorities to provide around 1,000 civil defence volunteers. Some major stations have also been identified where law enforcement agencies such as local police, etc., will be roped in to monitor law and order situation outside vulnerable areas," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The same will be further extended in a graded manner from September 9 to 12 along with other Lines,” “The resumption of services with a new normal to prevent the spread of Covid-19 desires public to understand and co-operate with DMRC/CISF personnel for a comfortable and safe commuting experience,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Public is advised to travel with minimum luggage and avoid carrying metallic items for a faster frisking at entry points. Keep only pocket size hand sanitizers, if any, during the travel. Hand sanitizers will not be permitted beyond 30ml quantity from the safety point of view,” "For better management of crowd at/outside stations, DMRC is also in touch with the authorities to provide around 1,000 civil defence volunteers. Some major stations have also been identified where law enforcement agencies such as local police, etc., will be roped in to monitor law and order situation outside vulnerable areas," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Validity of a smart card is 10 years from the date of last recharge so no one should feel worried about the validity of their existing smart cards once they come back to Metro after a gap of so many months," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : "As DMRC resumes its operations from Monday after a gap of over five months amidst the ongoing pandemic, everyone will be required to use smart cards for travel as there won't be any tokens available at the stations for the time being. Those travelling by the standalone Airport Express Line can also pay fare through QR code," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Train services will commence with adequate frequency — as they were before March 22, 2020 — which may be increased or decreased depending on requirement. However, due to increase in dwelling time of trains at stations, there will be a minor increase in the time required for a trip,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Train services will commence with adequate frequency as they were before March 22. However, due to increase in dwell time of trains at stations, there will be minor increase in time required for performing a trip,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Train services will commence with adequate frequency as they were before March 22. However, due to increase in dwell time of trains at stations, there will be minor increase in time required for performing a trip,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal stated : “We haven’t received the CGWB report, but it should be noted that when constructing around 100km of underground sections in the capital, DMRC has never come across such an issue,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Once metro services resume from September 7, DMRC will try and facilitate all necessary measures and precautions within its premises to provide a safe travelling experience to commuters,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 31, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “According to the latest guidelines issued by the ministry of home affairs under Unlock 4.0, Delhi Metro will be resuming its services for the public from September 7, 2020, in a calibrated manner,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As per the latest guidelines issued by the MHA under Unlock-4, the Delhi Metro will be resuming its services for public from September 7 onwards in a calibrated manner,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 30, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As per the latest guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs under Unlock-4, the Delhi Metro will be resuming its services for public from 7th September 2020 onwards in a calibrated manner,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will take the maximum precautions to safeguard the health of commuters once services resume. All protocols are in place and full care will be taken to sanitise the trains and stations,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “will suitably be increased to ensure comfortable boarding/ deboarding” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “All necessary guidelines to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus will be implemented and all efforts will be made to make travel safe for our valued commuters,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 24, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The facility will be part of an integrated station complex at Nabi Karim,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will construct the integrated substructure for the station and the corporation will construct the super structure for the parking as well as commercial facilities through a concessionaire. They will also operate and maintain the parking facility and the commercial block,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC had identified the land as it had to construct an interchange station. the corporation, which owns the land, had plans for a multilevel parking-cum-commercial facility. After a series of meetings, an innovative solution was found by combining two projects as an integrated complex,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The facility will be part of an integrated station complex at Nabi Karim,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will construct the integrated substructure for the station and the corporation will construct the super structure for the parking as well as commercial facilities through a concessionaire. They will also operate and maintain the parking facility and the commercial block,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC had identified the land as it had to construct an interchange station. the corporation, which owns the land, had plans for a multilevel parking-cum-commercial facility. After a series of meetings, an innovative solution was found by combining two projects as an integrated complex,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “As part of the scope of work, DMRC will construct the integrated sub-structure for the station and NrDMC will construct the super structure for the parking as well as commercial facilities through the concessionaire. They will also operate and maintain the parking facility and the commercial block,” External link

india Friday, August 21, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This parking facility will significantly reduce parking-related problems in the Nabi Karim area which faces urban challenges such as congestion and lack of parking space,” External link

india Friday, August 21, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The design of the bridge was finalised using the ‘ Building Information Modelling ’ (BIM) technology. A 3D model was uploaded with intricate details of the proposed structure,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “U-girders are pre-cast pre-tensioned U-shaped girders on which track-laying can be done immediately. These girders are readied in casting yards and brought to the sites and launched with the help of high capacity cranes of launchers,” External link

thehindu Monday, August 17, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Despite issues such as unavailability of adequate labour force, the DMRC is moving ahead with the work of all the three corridors approved so far as part of Delhi Metro Phase IV,” External link

thehindu Monday, August 17, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added ( about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ) : “These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among already operational sections of the Delhi Metro,” External link

thehindu Monday, August 17, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “U-girders are pre-cast pre-tensioned U-shaped girders on which track-laying can be done immediately. These girders are readied in casting yards and brought to the sites and launched with the help of high capacity cranes of launchers,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Despite issues such as unavailability of adequate labour force, the DMRC is moving ahead with the work of all the three corridors approved so far as part of Delhi Metro Phase IV,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added ( about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ) : “These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among already operational sections of the Delhi Metro,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This stretch includes four elevated stations Sangam Vihar, Khanpur-Devoli, Ambedkar Nagar and Saket-G of the corridor. Casting work is being done at the yard in Pushp Vihar,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 17, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Construction work on all three priority corridors of Phase-4 has gained pace, despite a severe workforce crunch due to the ongoing pandemic, and other lockdown-related constraints,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 17, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “After construction of this section, MB Road will be signal free from Sangam Vihar to Saket. A ramp will facilitate seamless traffic movement from the Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg to MB Road and an underpass will facilitate smooth movement of traffic from MB Road towards the Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Aerocity-Tughlaqabad Corridor will come up with 15 stations. Despite issues such as unavailability of adequate labour force, DMRC is moving ahead with the construction work of all the three corridors approved so far as part of Delhi Metro’s Phase IV,” “Under this phase, 61.6 kms of new metro lines shall be constructed across three different corridors comprising 45 Metro stations. These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among the already operational sections of Delhi Metro,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “With this, the construction work on all three priority corridors of Phase-IV has gained pace despite severe crunch of workforce due to the ongoing pandemic and various other lockdown related constraints,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Metro projects across the world extensively use this technology in their construction nowadays, which saves time in construction besides ensuring better quality. After casting, these girders are brought to the site and launched with the help of high capacity cranes or launchers,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has commenced preliminary work on the fifth bridge over the Yamuna coming up on the Majlis Park–Maujpur corridor of Phase-IV,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The cantilever construction (CLC) method is generally employed where the span of a bridge is large and it is difficult to provide ground support. The spans of this bridge have been kept large to limit the number of pillars on the riverbed for minimum hindrance to the river’s flow. Concreting of the superstructure will be done from the top. In addition to this, the superstructure will take the shape of an arch, so it will be aesthetically appealing,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “All mandatory approvals from the agencies concerned have been obtained for construction of the bridge. DMRC is committed to fulfilling the conditions given by the principal committee on Yamuna. All construction activities are being carried out with minimum effect on the floodplain. Restoration of the floodplain that could be impacted by the construction work will be carried out, apart from scientific disposal of debris. No dumping of construction waste will be allowed on the floodplain,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have received such a communication from the Ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

thehindu Friday, August 7, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have received such a communication from the Ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 7, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "We have received such a communication from the ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed," External link

business-standard Friday, August 7, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "We have received such a communication from the ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed," External link

timesofindia Friday, August 7, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have received such a communication from the ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have recently received such a communication from the ministry. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

timesofindia Friday, August 7, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “Piers are vertical load-bearing structures that act as intermediate support for adjacent ends of two spans. They form the vertical support structures on which the elevated metro viaducts stand,” “Metro piers today dot innumerable road medians through which the elevated corridors run,” External link

timesofindia Monday, July 27, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work commenced for the construction D Wall at the Krishna Park Extension Metro station and the tunnel segments shall be used for tunnelling with tunnel boring machines on a 1.4 kilometre stretch between Janakpuri West and Keshopur,” External link

thehindu Friday, July 17, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work was awarded in the month of December last year. In spite of all constraints like shortage of labourers and materials due to the lockdown, the milestone could be achieved on time. The tunnel segments are being cast at the casting yard in Mundka,” External link

thehindu Friday, July 17, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work commenced for the construction D Wall at the Krishna Park Extension Metro station and the tunnel segments shall be used for tunnelling with tunnel boring machines on a 1.4 kilometre stretch between Janakpuri West and Keshopur,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 17, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work was awarded in the month of December last year. In spite of all constraints like shortage of labourers and materials due to the lockdown, the milestone could be achieved on time. The tunnel segments are being cast at the casting yard in Mundka,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 17, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "As a precautionary measure, breath-analyser tests have been temporarily suspended," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The DMRC will follow any guidelines/SOP issued by the government, and ensure they are complied with. If any further SOP is required, the same shall be also taken care of,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "At present, DMRC is taking up necessary cleaning mechanisms inside the trains and indoor areas of stations such as entrance lobbies, corridors, staircases, escalators, elevators, security areas etc. Other necessary logistical arrangements such as provision for hand sanitization/thermal screening at stations and installation of social distancing related signages are also being handled in the interim," External link

news18 Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The decision to resume Metro rail services in Delhi-NCR will be taken by the government after which the detailed protocol will be shared with the media and public” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “At present, the DMRC is taking up the necessary cleaning mechanisms inside the trains and indoor areas of stations such as entrance lobbies, corridors, staircases, escalators, elevators, security areas, etc. Other necessary logistical arrangements such as provision for hand sanitisation, thermal screening at stations and installation of social distancing -related signages are also being handled in the interim,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The decision to resume Metro rail services in Delhi-NCR will be taken by the government after which a detailed protocol to be followed by passengers for travelling in the Metro will be shared with the public,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC is taking up the necessary cleaning inside the trains and indoor areas of stations such as entrance lobbies, corridors, staircases, escalators, elevators, and the security area. Other necessary logistical arrangements, such as provision of hand sanitisation/thermal screening at stations and installation of social distancing related signages are also being put in place,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The date of the opening of Delhi Metro had not been finalised yet and would be notified to the public in due course. All systems, including the signalling, electrical, rolling stock, tracks etc. would have to be tested in detail before services were ultimately started to ensure safety for our commuters,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The date of opening of the Delhi Metro has still not been finalised and will be notified to the public in due course. All systems of the metro, including the signalling, electrical, rolling stock and tracks will have to be tested in detail before services are started to ensure full safety of our commuters,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The date of opening of the Delhi Metro has still not been finalised and will be notified to the public in due course. All systems of the metro, including the signalling, electrical, rolling stock and tracks will have to be tested in detail before services are started to ensure full safety of our commuters,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The protocols for social distancing in our trains and premises are being worked upon,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC is working out the detailed cleaning and maintenance procedures in view of the pandemic. The exercise will be exhaustive as it involves cleaning and maintenance of 264 stations, over 2,200 coaches and more than 1,100 escalators and 1,000 lifts, apart from other infrastructure,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal confirmed : “CISF continues to guard the stations round the clock. It has been agreed that to avoid transportation and logistical issues, the security personal posted at each station can continue to stay at these stations during the lockdown period,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal says : “On one side our campaigns have focused on what DMRC is doing during these days and on the other, we have tried to interact with people through quiz shows, interesting trivia etc. Our campaigns have received tremendous response from the people and response has been overwhelmingly positive,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “Two trains run daily from every terminal station in the morning as well as evening, except on the Airport Line and Grey Lines. On these two lines, a train runs in the morning on every sixth day... It is aimed at ensuring smooth functionality of all the systems such as track, traction, signals and telecommunication,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Power supply at stations for CISF personnel, toilets and ensuing galleries, water pumps and signals systems has been ensured throughout this period,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Three corridors have been sanctioned so far. We have started floating civil tenders for these corridors and awarded two or three contracts, the rest are in the pipeline. Construction has already started wherever the contracts have been awarded but at the moment because of this corona crisis, work has stopped,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Metro train services will start from 6 am across originating stations of all lines and will be available at a frequency of 20 minutes till 8 am. During this period, only people involved in essential services like hospitals, fire, electricity, police etc. will be allowed to enter metro stations on producing will be available at a normal frequency and general public will be able to travel without requiring any identification. Though there will be no metro serviceS between 10 am and 4 pm, all trains which start at 10 their identification cards before security personnel,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The objective of this staggered service plan on Monday is aimed at facilitating all stakeholders with effectiveness and promote ‘social distancing’ which is very much required to contain spread of coronavirus,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC again appeals to and advises general public not to panic and stay at home and use the metro only when it is essential and unavoidable,” “In the prevalent scenario where authorities have shut malls, restaurants and major markets to prevent spread of the virus, it is responsibility of our passengers also to cooperate with DMRC and help fight the coronavirus collectively,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “There will be no metro service between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. However, all the trains which started at 10 a.m. from originating stations of all lines will continue to run till they reach their destinations. Metro services will again resume at 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. for general public on a normal frequency, after which it will not be available,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “With various directives from the government for closure of many establishments, ‘work from home’ instructions issued in many organisations including government agencies and awareness in the public, we expect that the level of commuter traffic will be much less Reduction in operational hours will further help in discouraging people from using the system unless it’s absolutely mandatory,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “There will be no metro service between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. However, all the trains which started at 10 a.m. from originating stations of all lines will continue to run till they reach their destinations. Metro services will again resume at 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. for general public on a normal frequency, after which it will not be available,” External link

thehindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “These modified timings are applicable only on March 23. If there is any requirement to continue the same pattern in the larger public interest, the same shall be informed accordingly,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Metro train services will start from 6 am across originating stations of all Lines and will be available at a frequency of 20 minutes till 8 am. During this period, only people involved in essential services like hospitals, fire, electricity, police etc. will be allowed to enter Metro stations on the production of their identification cards to security personnel,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The objective of this staggered Metro services plan on Monday is aimed at facilitating all stakeholders with effectiveness and to promote ‘social distancing’ which is very much required to contain spread of coronavirus ,” “DMRC’s priority is to ensure that the people involved in providing the essential services, as notified by the Government, reach their destinations with ease while maintaining norms of ‘social distancing’ in Metro premises between 6 am and 8 am,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “DMRC again appeals and advises general public not to panic and stay at home and use the Metro only when it is really essential and unavoidable,” “In the prevalent scenario where authorities have shut malls, restaurants, major markets etc. to prevent spread of the virus, it is responsibility of our passengers also to co-operate with DMRC and help fight coronavirus collectively,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The advisory is meant to instill self-regulation among passengers. All individuals must come together to fight the pandemic and prevent it from spreading further,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 20, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The advisory is meant to instill self-regulation among passengers. All individuals must come together to fight the pandemic and prevent it from spreading further,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Any passenger who has symptoms similar to those infected by Covid–19 virus are strictly advised to avoid travel by the Metro or any other mode of public transport,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Use Metro for essential travel only and please travel by the Metro only when it is essential and unavoidable,” “Please maintain at least one metre distance from each other while travelling in the Metro or at the station,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “In case anyone has fever or is observed to have any symptom of coronavirus, he or she will be referred for medical tests and quarantine to the authorities,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “In course of the journey and stay within the Metro premises, passengers are requested to follow the advisory issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India from time to time to contain the spread of Corona Virus,” “Let us all resolve to deal with this global crisis with patience and co-operate with the authorities to mitigate its spread,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The number of passenger journeys is dependent on various factors at any given point of time like vacations, examinations, monsoon season, festivals, strikes/closures etc. and utilisation follows a monthly pattern accordingly,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Special emphasis is on locations like hand railings, train doors, passenger emergency alarm buttons, which are constantly contacted by hands etc. Cleaning of elevators, escalators and staircases has also been intensified,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The decision on intensifying our regular sanitisation exercise, with the focus especially on hand railings, doors and passenger emergency alarm (PEA), which come into direct contact with passengers’ hands, was taken in the wake of the CM’s directive,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “There’s a greater emphasis on cleaning other Metro utilities such as lifts, escalators, as well as staircases at stations which are used extensively by the passengers,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Water preservation will be a major focus area for DMRC during the construction of phase 4 corridors. We have tied up with government agencies to ensure the dewatered groundwater from our five upcoming underground stations on the RK Ashram-Janakpuri corridor are properly utilised,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The groundwater from the Sadar Bazar site will be supplied to the train-washing facility of Indian Railways. It is estimated that dewatered groundwater will be available from these sites for about two years after commencement of work,” “In other water conservation initiatives, bio-toilets will be installed at all construction sites and rainwater harvesting facilities will be put up at casting yards and site offices. In addition, it will be ensured that proper drainage facilities are in place at all the sites,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "A complaint regarding obscene behaviour by a male passenger was received on DMRC’s official Twitter handle. DMRC, on its part, intimated the Ghitorni Police station and also contacted the complainant assuring her of all cooperation possible," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "DMRC takes complaints regarding the safety of its women passengers with great seriousness and all necessary cooperation is extended," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "For giving a seamless WiFi experience at the Airport Express Line, the consortium has laid a dedicated 24-km fibre network, 7 km of power cable with 44 base stations (pole as well as frame type) and other active components along the entire length of the line to ensure that trains never lose Wi-Fi connectivity," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Three hours of work per day was undertaken for the project, beyond the operational hours of the Airport Express Line," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "For giving a seamless WiFi experience at the Airport Express Line, the consortium has laid a dedicated 24-km fibre network, 7 km of power cable with 44 base stations (pole as well as frame type) and other active components along the entire length of the line to ensure that trains never lose Wi-Fi connectivity," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Three hours of work per day was undertaken for the project, beyond the operational hours of the Airport Express Line," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Sonia Vihar ) : “After construction of this stretch, the Mehrauli-Badarpur Road will be signal-free from Sangam Vihar to Saket. The work will be completed in about three years,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “A total of three civil contracts have so far been awarded for the Delhi Metro’s Phase IV corridors, including construction of 10 stations on the Janakpuri West - R.K. Ashram Marg corridor. Civil contract for a bridge across the Yamuna and integrated elevated viaduct with PWD flyover at lower deck and metro line at the upper deck have also been awarded” External link

thehindu Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “A total of three civil contracts have so far been awarded for the Delhi Metro’s Phase IV corridors, including construction of 10 stations on the Janakpuri West - R.K. Ashram Marg corridor. Civil contract for a bridge across the Yamuna and integrated elevated viaduct with PWD flyover at lower deck and metro line at the upper deck have also been awarded” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The platforms of Haiderpur Badli Mor, which will come up above the Phase III Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli-HUDA City Centre) station, will have the highest ever platform in Delhi Metro,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “During the construction, we will ensure that services on Yellow Line are not impacted at all. Elaborate monitoring equipment, including high-capacity cameras, will be installed to monitor the construction work above Yellow Line,” “The progress of this work will be centrally monitored by DMRC’s engineers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Mayur Vihar Phase I ) : “Provisions were kept for the Phase III station’s expansion as an interchange facility in Phase IV. This will help in substantially reducing construction time as well as costs in Phase IV,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "This corridor is an extension of the Magenta Line and will have a total of 22 stations. The tenders for the remaining stations are also nearing finalisation," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The DMRC commenced work on the 4th phase of construction of the Delhi Metro Project, comprising three corridors covering 61.67 kilometres, at Haiderpur Badli Mor,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 30, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal told : "A huge office has been set up at Haiderpur Badli Mor station to monitor the construction of the Phase-IV work," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "As part of the first corridor work, three interchange stations -- Peeragarhi (with Green Line), Madhuban Chowk (with Red Line) and Haiderpur Badli Mor (with Yellow Line) -- will come up. In addition, the entire Janakpuri West-R K Ashram Marg corridor will have three more interchange facilities at Majlis Park (Pink Line), Azadpur (with Yellow Line) and R K Ashram Marg (with Blue Line)," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Phase-IV of the Delhi Metro project comprising three corridors covering 61.67 km and today is a landmark day for the DMRC," "The first phase of construction of the Delhi Metro had started on October 1, 1998 and since then the DMRC has established itself as the most reliable public transportation system in the national capital and its peripheries. During these two decades, the Delhi Metro project has also emerged as one of the fastest executed metro projects anywhere in the world," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC front line staff members (those sitting at customer care booths and manning metro stations) have been sensitised to identify and keep vigil on people who seem to be low or tend to stay in metro stations for a long time, so that assistance can be provided to them. The CISF staff posted at stations also keep a vigil,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Passengers are requested to be alert, especially when a train is approaching a platform, and stop a fellow passenger if the person tries to cross the yellow line before a train comes to a complete halt,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This results in considerabe reduction in vibration at source. We are testing this system for the last two months. We will have to study it for a longer duration to assess it longterm impact. This system has been used in the Tube in London,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “In Phase III, we have extensively provided mass spring system to reduce vibration levels. We have used this where the residential buildings were too close or we suspected that it could lead to vibration-related problems. We regularly do the rail grinding and wheel profiling to ensure the surface is smooth,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

business-standard Friday, October 4, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 4, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 4, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 4, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 4, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

news18 Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Services on the corridor will be flagged off by housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Passenger services will start from 5pm the same day,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 30, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

expressindia Monday, September 30, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

business-standard Monday, September 30, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

timesofindia Monday, September 30, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The DwarkaNajafgarh metro corridor is now ready for operations. It will open within a week. It will comprise three stations Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh. After the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will expand to 377 kilometres with 274 stations and 4,788 trips every day,” External link

economictimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “There were challenges as the entry and exit points had to be located in a crowded location in such a way that they would be properly accessible to the public. Therefore, the final station box has expansions as well as contractions at multiple locations, giving it the shape of a dumbbell. It has the longest underground station box in the entire network,” “The corridor will generate 597 kilowattpeak (kWp) energy through solar power every day, which will be used for station lighting and operating ticketing machines and automatic fare collection gates,” External link

economictimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The Dwarka–Najafgarh metro corridor is now ready for operations. It will open within a week. It will comprise three stations– Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh. After the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will expand to 377 kilometres with 274 stations and 4,788 trips every day,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “There were challenges as the entry and exit points had to be located in a crowded location in such a way that they would be properly accessible to the public. Therefore, the final station box has expansions as well as contractions at multiple locations, giving it the shape of a dumbbell. It has the longest underground station box in the entire network,” “The corridor will generate 597 kilowattpeak (kWp) energy through solar power every day, which will be used for station lighting and operating ticketing machines and automatic fare collection gates,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "About 2,000 sqm of additional parking space shall be provided at the station. Elaborate multi-modal integration with provisions of pick-and-drop by e-rickshaws, auto-rickshaws and buses has been provided at the new station," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “About 2,000 square metres of additional parking space will be provided at the station. Elaborate multi-modal integration, with provisions for e-rickshaws, autorickshaws and feeder buses, has been provided at the station,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : "On multiple stretches, land could not be acquired and the contractors could not begin work. There were stretches where the necessary land for construction work could not be arranged on time. These areas were the Chirag Delhi Metro station and the Kalindi Kunj depot," External link

business-standard Monday, May 20, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Upline, on the other hand, encountered Sudden Hard Rock and it stopped. A team from China was called to break the rock from inside the chamber of the tunnel, but this exercise was unsuccessful," External link

business-standard Monday, May 20, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "People also had to be evacuated from these buildings in a phase-wise manner as a precautionary measure. The people had to be evacuated twice during tunnelling on both the tunnels. A total of 2,000 people were evacuated with around 650 people evacuated in a single go. They were put up in various guest houses situated in the nearby areas and DMRC paid for their lodging and food expenses. DMRC also repaired and restored their houses before shifting the residents back. Shifting people was an extremely stupendous task as they had to be convinced and satisfied fully before they agreed to do this," External link

business-standard Monday, May 20, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Once the subway is open commuters will have an easy access to the airport terminal from the Metro station. The subway will also be equipped with facilities such as escalators and lifts to ease the ride,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Delhi Metro now has its official presence on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Apart from service related updates to the commuters, we are also trying to engage with them through various campaigns that inform about the dos and don’ts of travelling in the Metro,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at peak hour frequency of six minutes and 12 seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 8, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours" External link

timesofindia Friday, March 8, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at peak hour frequency of six minutes and 12 seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

news18 Friday, March 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours" External link

news18 Friday, March 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

dnaindia Friday, March 8, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 8, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 8, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

economictimes Friday, March 8, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal says : “Based on the feedback, we will decide whether we should do it on other lines too,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, February 25, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This corridor will help in connecting the satellite city of Ghaziabad with the national capital. This will be the second metro line in Ghaziabad after Vaishali [Blue Line] and the first metro link to the interiors of Ghaziabad,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 15, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “At all stations, except Hindon river station, FOBs at the concourse level comprises paid and unpaid sections for metro commuters and general public. People who do not wish to use the metro but the FOB to cross the road, can access unpaid sections,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 15, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “This corridor will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity. Currently, commuters have to rely on other modes of transport from Dilshad Garden to Sahibabad, but now with the extension, the connectivity will improve considerably,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 15, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This corridor will help in connecting the satellite city of Ghaziabad with the national capital. This will be the second metro line in Ghaziabad after Vaishali [Blue Line] and the first metro link to the interiors of Ghaziabad,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “At all stations, except Hindon river station, FOBs at the concourse level comprises paid and unpaid sections for metro commuters and general public. People who do not wish to use the metro but the FOB to cross the road, can access unpaid sections,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “This corridor will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity. Currently, commuters have to rely on other modes of transport from Dilshad Garden to Sahibabad, but now with the extension, the connectivity will improve considerably,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Once operational, the entire rolling stock will be provided by the DMRC," External link

news18 Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours," External link

news18 Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The new corridor will be the first metro link connecting the interiors of Ghaziabad. It will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity," External link

news18 Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Once operational, the entire rolling stock will be provided by the DMRC," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The new corridor will be the first metro link connecting the interiors of Ghaziabad. It will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The current AFC system, adopted by DMRC in 2002, was one of the latest available in those days. However, technology is continuously evolving and with the passage of time, DMRC will be adapting to the latest available technology to keep pace with new developments emerging in the AFC systems,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The FOB is also equipped with all the safety and security features like CCTV cameras, lighting and PA systems. The CCTV cameras installed at strategic locations shall be monitored round the clock to ensure the security of passengers. There will also be space for display panel and benches have also been provided at some locations,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The FOB is also equipped with all the safety and security features like CCTV cameras, lighting and PA systems. The CCTV cameras installed at strategic locations shall be monitored round the clock to ensure the security of passengers. There will also be space for display panel and benches have also been provided at some locations,” External link

thehindu Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Road along the FOB is used for movement to the airport and remains crowded throughout the day. DMRC's engineers had to carry out bulk of the construction in the night time so that the flow of traffic was not hampered. The adjacent Ring Road was not blocked even for a few hours during the construction work," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The CMRS on Wednesday has given clearance for commencing passenger operations on Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda metro line with some stipulation” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The specifications suggested by CMRS will take some time to comply and after that the corridor will be ready for commissioning” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Work is currently in progress for providing mobile connectivity on the Pink and Magenta lines. The entire work is expected to be completed next month,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Passenger services will commence on this section on the same day from 4pm,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 28, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The highest ridership we have recorded is 34 lakh on a single day,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 25, 2018 12:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The highest ridership we have recorded is 34 lakh on a single day,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 24, 2018 11:31:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal observed : “The nearest metro stations at the moment are 3-4 kilometres away, but the new station at Hazrat Nizamuddin will change that,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:33:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “It’s expected that these approximately 50km-long corridors will be operational after the inspection and clearance by CMRS,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC’s operations and maintenance staff, comprising around 100 officers and supervisors, will provide initial support, including training to the freshly recruited NMRC staff over the next one year, with a provision for future extension,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “It is a software-related problem. Work is actually complete, but we are keeping the system under observation for some more time,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 7, 2018 12:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “They have been directed to extensively use water sprinkling and other measures to control dust,” “The site engineers have also been instructed to strictly adhere to a checklist issued by the EPCA regarding dust control,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 27, 2017 12:56:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “They have been directed to extensively use water sprinkling and other measures to control dust,” “The site engineers have also been instructed to strictly adhere to a checklist issued by the EPCA regarding dust control,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “They have been directed to extensively use water sprinkling and other measures to control dust. The site engineers have also been instructed to strictly adhere to a checklist issued by the EPCA regarding dust control,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:26:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Botanical Garden ) : “The depot for the Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden corridor is located at Kalindi Kunj, and 22.5 hectares of land was requisitioned for the construction of the depot, of which only 50 per cent could become available due to certain land acquisition issues. This is why the decision to construct elevated decks in Jasola Vihar to stable the trains was taken,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Botanical Garden ) : “Our work is complete…we are just awaiting inspection and a final nod from Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS). Once we get that, a portion — from Kalkaji to Botanical Garden — will be functional,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Botanical Garden ) : “In the present operational network, there are no interchange stations outside Delhi. Even after the completion of Phase 3, Botanical Garden will remain the only interchange station in the NCR,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about General Manager ) : “The problem occurred due to the rope coming out of the groove of the pulley, resulting in jamming of the motor of the lift. The General Manager (electrical), in charge of maintenance, rushed to the site and got the doors of the lift opened to provide ventilation, and water was given to the three middle-aged passengers,” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have a signalling-based system where safety is ensured,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 13, 2017 1:29:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have a signalling-based system where safety is ensured,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 13, 2017 12:05:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “These new trains are fully equipped to provide most reliable and safe service to public after commissioning even without train operators. Our mainline train operations are fully safe and there is no scope of any such collision there due to provision of ATP (automatic train protection) and ATO (automatic train operation) during passenger services,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, November 6, 2016 9:06:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : "Over 1 lakh cubic metre of soil has been taken out from the station site during the construction. Almost 30% of this will be brought back to re-lay the road once the construction is over," External link

economictimes Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added ( about Red Fort ) : "It was a close, confined space, but we wanted to utilise every inch. So the platform for the Heritage line had to be built in a tapered way. As a result, the platform is 14m on the south end—on the Red Fort side—and only 8.5m on the north side," External link

economictimes Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The presence of ASI monuments, especially the wall of the Kashmere Gate, is right along the station. So we had to constantly monitor the work," External link

economictimes Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "This is the maximum number of U-girders ever launched in any Metro corridor in India within a month. Till now, DMRC had achieved a maximum of 110 U-girders in a month on the Faridabad corridor," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 1, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The typical length of U-girders is 27 metres and weighs around 160 tonnes. The main challenge of U girders is precision in casting as well as launching, which requires specialised cranes of 350/400 tonnes capacity to launch these U-girders," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 1, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT



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Anuj Dayal said : “Comparably, during off-peak hours the occupancy in the same sections is in the range of 30-50%, thus leaving ample scope for people to stagger their travel from peak hours to the extent possible and have hassle free travel with social distancing in place,” External link

timesofindia Friday, October 2, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The general public is once again requested to ‘break the peak’ by staggering their travel timings to decongest the peak hours and avail the additional capacity available during off-peak hours for their own convenience and safety during the corona pandemic,” External link

timesofindia Friday, October 2, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Only asymptomatic passengers are allowed inside” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "In recent days, it has been observed that certain sections of the Metro network are showing a trend where occupancy is touching 100 per cent mark during morning and evening peak hours" "Such a pattern during peak hours, if it continues, and is repeated on the other sections too in the coming days, may lead to long queues outside the stations due to regulated entry which is essential for ensuring social distancing inside station premises and closing of gates etc. thereby, further increasing the journey time and inconvenience during travel," External link

dnaindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "In recent days, it has been observed that certain sections of the Metro network are showing a trend where occupancy is touching 100 per cent mark during morning and evening peak hours" External link

news18 Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The tunnelling work on the Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand section has been completed and the station work is also progressing well. Finishing work has commenced and other important components of construction, such as track laying, have also been started,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “ATS is a computer-based system, which manages train operations. It is indispensable for high-density operations such as the Metro, where services are scheduled every few minutes,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We would also request the commuters to stagger the timing of their journeys, so that we can all avoid the peak hour rush,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 14, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Now that services have resumed on all the corridors, DMRC will make public only the Line utilisation figures as was done before the lockdown because these figures only reflect the actual utilisation of a metro train system which is spread 400 km with 28 interchange stations providing comprehensive connectivity to the Delhi-NCR people,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC on Saturday counselled around 200 passengers for not wearing face masks properly. In addition, 114 passengers were fined Rs 200 each for violation of social distancing norms or for not wearing a mask inside the train,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : "Flying squads issued advisory to more than 150 passengers about the guidelines to be followed in the Metro" External link

business-standard Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Flying squads issued advisory to more than 150 passengers about the guidelines to be followed in the Metro" "Ninety-two passengers were also fined under Section 59 of the Delhi Metro Operation and Management Act," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As part of a special drive, flying squads were deployed on all corridors to randomly check inside trains for violations and counsel people to refrain from doing so for their own and others’ safety. DMRC on Friday counselled over 150 passengers and penalised 92 Rs 200 each under Section 59 of Delhi Metro Operations & Maintenance Act for creating nuisance. These passengers did not wear masks or maintain social distancing inside trains even when counselled,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Owing to the ongoing pandemic, everyone is required to wear a face mask throughout the journey on Delhi Metro and also adhere to social distancing norms to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Our intention at this time, when Metro services are yet to be made fully operational, is to advise and counsel passengers in adopting these norms with a positive attitude rather than merely being punitive,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Flying squads issued advisory to more than 150 passengers about the guidelines to be followed in the Metro" "Ninety-two passengers were also fined under Section 59 of the Delhi Metro Operation and Management Act," External link

news18 Saturday, September 12, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Commuters should keep 15-30 minutes extra time at hand because of thermal screening, hand sanitisation at the entry point of stations and trains halting for a few extra seconds to ensure people board and deboard smoothly in adherence to social distancing norms,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “For your and everyone else’s safety and to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, wearing of face mask and adherence to social distancing norms throughout the travel period has to be ensured by all commuters. Violation could attract penalties and removal from the premises. Anyone with a cloth face cover won’t be allowed entry,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This arrangement is being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test examination,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Commuters should keep 15-30 minutes extra time at hand because of thermal screening, hand sanitisation at the entry point of stations and trains halting for a few extra seconds to ensure people board and deboard smoothly in adherence to social distancing norms,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “For your and everyone else’s safety and to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, wearing of face mask and adherence to social distancing norms throughout the travel period has to be ensured by all commuters. Violation could attract penalties and removal from the premises. Anyone with a cloth face cover won’t be allowed entry,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This arrangement is being made to facilitate the candidates appearing for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test examination,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “As part of its multi-tier strategy, DMRC has not only introduced a new set of announcements, which are being made frequently at stations and on trains, advising public to wear masks throughout the travel, we are also running short films on new travel norms at major Metro stations and on trains that have LED screens,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, September 11, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The general public is once again advised to adhere to social distancing requirements and preventive guidelines during the travel on Delhi Metro due to the pandemic,” “They should also keep following DMRC’s website and social media platforms for regular updates on various Dos & Don’ts that must mandatorily be followed before heading for the metro station from their homes for their own convenience” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 11, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Travelling in the metro in the new scenario of the Corona pandemic needs very intense co-operation and regulation by the public. At present our intention is not to punish and we have advised our staff to keep a positive attitude and help out commuters,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 11, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Overall passenger boarding (total trips passengers made) on Wednesday’s operational lines was 103, 412,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be running 35 trains on Red Line to take 413 trips on September 10. Similarly, 40 trains with 344 trips will be put into service on Violet Line,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be running 35 trains on Red Line to take 413 trips on September 10. Similarly, 40 trains with 344 trips will be put into service on Violet Line,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The trips will be subsequently increased as the operational timing of services get extended on September 11 and 12 with the opening of other lines,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The trips will be subsequently increased as the operational timing of services get extended on September 11 and 12 with the opening of other lines,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Smart card recharge is available at all stations.One can recharge the card by available cashless options be it online or at the customer care centres (using credit/debit card) at the stations. Wednesday’s mights have been some temporary connectivity issue with the POS (point of sale) terminals.These are teething issues which will be sorted out at the earliest,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As part of the stage one graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro will resume operations on Blue and Pink lines. Along with these two lines, the Yellow Line and the Rapid Metro, which had already opened on Monday, will continue operations,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will be running 66 trains on Blue Line performing around 478 train trips during morning and evening hours on September 9 and 10,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The re-opening of Blue and Pink Lines will ensure availability of nine of the existing 28 interchange metro stations from Wednesday,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “There was a slight increase in ridership on the Yellow Line on the second day, but all precautions were in place and everything went on smoothly,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As part of the stage one graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro will resume operations on Blue and Pink lines. Along with these two lines, the Yellow Line and the Rapid Metro, which had already opened on Monday, will continue operations,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “DMRC got the complete cooperation from the commuters who availed the services for the first time in 169 days with new norms of Metro travel in place owing to the ongoing pandemic,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We got complete cooperation from commuters, who availed the services for the first time in 169 days,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 7, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Apart from regular front line staff at the stations, around 1,000 additional employees have been deployed across the network to assist and guide passengers in the wake of the new norms for travelling, which may take some time to settle in,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Commuters must try to break the peak by staggering travel timings. They should avoid peak hours, when they are likely to end up missing a train or two. This will also help DMRC in optimum utilisation of train operations. We appeal to commuters to talk less during travel to prevent the possibility of short-range aerosol transmission,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC is also in touch with the authorities to provide around 1,000 civil defence volunteers. Some major stations have been identified where law enforcement agencies, such as local police, will be roped in to monitor law and order in vulnerable areas,” External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The same will be further extended in a graded manner from September 9 to 12 along with other Lines,” “The resumption of services with a new normal to prevent the spread of Covid-19 desires public to understand and co-operate with DMRC/CISF personnel for a comfortable and safe commuting experience,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Public is advised to travel with minimum luggage and avoid carrying metallic items for a faster frisking at entry points. Keep only pocket size hand sanitizers, if any, during the travel. Hand sanitizers will not be permitted beyond 30ml quantity from the safety point of view,” "For better management of crowd at/outside stations, DMRC is also in touch with the authorities to provide around 1,000 civil defence volunteers. Some major stations have also been identified where law enforcement agencies such as local police, etc., will be roped in to monitor law and order situation outside vulnerable areas," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The same will be further extended in a graded manner from September 9 to 12 along with other Lines,” “The resumption of services with a new normal to prevent the spread of Covid-19 desires public to understand and co-operate with DMRC/CISF personnel for a comfortable and safe commuting experience,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Public is advised to travel with minimum luggage and avoid carrying metallic items for a faster frisking at entry points. Keep only pocket size hand sanitizers, if any, during the travel. Hand sanitizers will not be permitted beyond 30ml quantity from the safety point of view,” "For better management of crowd at/outside stations, DMRC is also in touch with the authorities to provide around 1,000 civil defence volunteers. Some major stations have also been identified where law enforcement agencies such as local police, etc., will be roped in to monitor law and order situation outside vulnerable areas," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Validity of a smart card is 10 years from the date of last recharge so no one should feel worried about the validity of their existing smart cards once they come back to Metro after a gap of so many months," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : "As DMRC resumes its operations from Monday after a gap of over five months amidst the ongoing pandemic, everyone will be required to use smart cards for travel as there won't be any tokens available at the stations for the time being. Those travelling by the standalone Airport Express Line can also pay fare through QR code," External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 6, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Train services will commence with adequate frequency — as they were before March 22, 2020 — which may be increased or decreased depending on requirement. However, due to increase in dwelling time of trains at stations, there will be a minor increase in the time required for a trip,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Train services will commence with adequate frequency as they were before March 22. However, due to increase in dwell time of trains at stations, there will be minor increase in time required for performing a trip,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Train services will commence with adequate frequency as they were before March 22. However, due to increase in dwell time of trains at stations, there will be minor increase in time required for performing a trip,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal stated : “We haven’t received the CGWB report, but it should be noted that when constructing around 100km of underground sections in the capital, DMRC has never come across such an issue,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Once metro services resume from September 7, DMRC will try and facilitate all necessary measures and precautions within its premises to provide a safe travelling experience to commuters,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 31, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “According to the latest guidelines issued by the ministry of home affairs under Unlock 4.0, Delhi Metro will be resuming its services for the public from September 7, 2020, in a calibrated manner,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As per the latest guidelines issued by the MHA under Unlock-4, the Delhi Metro will be resuming its services for public from September 7 onwards in a calibrated manner,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 30, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “As per the latest guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs under Unlock-4, the Delhi Metro will be resuming its services for public from 7th September 2020 onwards in a calibrated manner,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will take the maximum precautions to safeguard the health of commuters once services resume. All protocols are in place and full care will be taken to sanitise the trains and stations,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “will suitably be increased to ensure comfortable boarding/ deboarding” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “All necessary guidelines to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus will be implemented and all efforts will be made to make travel safe for our valued commuters,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 24, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The facility will be part of an integrated station complex at Nabi Karim,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will construct the integrated substructure for the station and the corporation will construct the super structure for the parking as well as commercial facilities through a concessionaire. They will also operate and maintain the parking facility and the commercial block,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC had identified the land as it had to construct an interchange station. the corporation, which owns the land, had plans for a multilevel parking-cum-commercial facility. After a series of meetings, an innovative solution was found by combining two projects as an integrated complex,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The facility will be part of an integrated station complex at Nabi Karim,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC will construct the integrated substructure for the station and the corporation will construct the super structure for the parking as well as commercial facilities through a concessionaire. They will also operate and maintain the parking facility and the commercial block,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC had identified the land as it had to construct an interchange station. the corporation, which owns the land, had plans for a multilevel parking-cum-commercial facility. After a series of meetings, an innovative solution was found by combining two projects as an integrated complex,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 22, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “As part of the scope of work, DMRC will construct the integrated sub-structure for the station and NrDMC will construct the super structure for the parking as well as commercial facilities through the concessionaire. They will also operate and maintain the parking facility and the commercial block,” External link

india Friday, August 21, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This parking facility will significantly reduce parking-related problems in the Nabi Karim area which faces urban challenges such as congestion and lack of parking space,” External link

india Friday, August 21, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The design of the bridge was finalised using the ‘ Building Information Modelling ’ (BIM) technology. A 3D model was uploaded with intricate details of the proposed structure,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “U-girders are pre-cast pre-tensioned U-shaped girders on which track-laying can be done immediately. These girders are readied in casting yards and brought to the sites and launched with the help of high capacity cranes of launchers,” External link

thehindu Monday, August 17, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Despite issues such as unavailability of adequate labour force, the DMRC is moving ahead with the work of all the three corridors approved so far as part of Delhi Metro Phase IV,” External link

thehindu Monday, August 17, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added ( about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ) : “These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among already operational sections of the Delhi Metro,” External link

thehindu Monday, August 17, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “U-girders are pre-cast pre-tensioned U-shaped girders on which track-laying can be done immediately. These girders are readied in casting yards and brought to the sites and launched with the help of high capacity cranes of launchers,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Despite issues such as unavailability of adequate labour force, the DMRC is moving ahead with the work of all the three corridors approved so far as part of Delhi Metro Phase IV,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added ( about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ) : “These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among already operational sections of the Delhi Metro,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This stretch includes four elevated stations Sangam Vihar, Khanpur-Devoli, Ambedkar Nagar and Saket-G of the corridor. Casting work is being done at the yard in Pushp Vihar,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 17, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Construction work on all three priority corridors of Phase-4 has gained pace, despite a severe workforce crunch due to the ongoing pandemic, and other lockdown-related constraints,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 17, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “After construction of this section, MB Road will be signal free from Sangam Vihar to Saket. A ramp will facilitate seamless traffic movement from the Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg to MB Road and an underpass will facilitate smooth movement of traffic from MB Road towards the Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Aerocity-Tughlaqabad Corridor will come up with 15 stations. Despite issues such as unavailability of adequate labour force, DMRC is moving ahead with the construction work of all the three corridors approved so far as part of Delhi Metro’s Phase IV,” “Under this phase, 61.6 kms of new metro lines shall be constructed across three different corridors comprising 45 Metro stations. These new sections shall provide interconnectivity among the already operational sections of Delhi Metro,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “With this, the construction work on all three priority corridors of Phase-IV has gained pace despite severe crunch of workforce due to the ongoing pandemic and various other lockdown related constraints,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Metro projects across the world extensively use this technology in their construction nowadays, which saves time in construction besides ensuring better quality. After casting, these girders are brought to the site and launched with the help of high capacity cranes or launchers,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has commenced preliminary work on the fifth bridge over the Yamuna coming up on the Majlis Park–Maujpur corridor of Phase-IV,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The cantilever construction (CLC) method is generally employed where the span of a bridge is large and it is difficult to provide ground support. The spans of this bridge have been kept large to limit the number of pillars on the riverbed for minimum hindrance to the river’s flow. Concreting of the superstructure will be done from the top. In addition to this, the superstructure will take the shape of an arch, so it will be aesthetically appealing,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “All mandatory approvals from the agencies concerned have been obtained for construction of the bridge. DMRC is committed to fulfilling the conditions given by the principal committee on Yamuna. All construction activities are being carried out with minimum effect on the floodplain. Restoration of the floodplain that could be impacted by the construction work will be carried out, apart from scientific disposal of debris. No dumping of construction waste will be allowed on the floodplain,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have received such a communication from the Ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

thehindu Friday, August 7, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have received such a communication from the Ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

Hindu Friday, August 7, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "We have received such a communication from the ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed," External link

business-standard Friday, August 7, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "We have received such a communication from the ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed," External link

timesofindia Friday, August 7, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have received such a communication from the ministry recently. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have recently received such a communication from the ministry. The same is being examined and processed,” External link

timesofindia Friday, August 7, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “Piers are vertical load-bearing structures that act as intermediate support for adjacent ends of two spans. They form the vertical support structures on which the elevated metro viaducts stand,” “Metro piers today dot innumerable road medians through which the elevated corridors run,” External link

timesofindia Monday, July 27, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work commenced for the construction D Wall at the Krishna Park Extension Metro station and the tunnel segments shall be used for tunnelling with tunnel boring machines on a 1.4 kilometre stretch between Janakpuri West and Keshopur,” External link

thehindu Friday, July 17, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work was awarded in the month of December last year. In spite of all constraints like shortage of labourers and materials due to the lockdown, the milestone could be achieved on time. The tunnel segments are being cast at the casting yard in Mundka,” External link

thehindu Friday, July 17, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work commenced for the construction D Wall at the Krishna Park Extension Metro station and the tunnel segments shall be used for tunnelling with tunnel boring machines on a 1.4 kilometre stretch between Janakpuri West and Keshopur,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 17, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The work was awarded in the month of December last year. In spite of all constraints like shortage of labourers and materials due to the lockdown, the milestone could be achieved on time. The tunnel segments are being cast at the casting yard in Mundka,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 17, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "As a precautionary measure, breath-analyser tests have been temporarily suspended," External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The DMRC will follow any guidelines/SOP issued by the government, and ensure they are complied with. If any further SOP is required, the same shall be also taken care of,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "At present, DMRC is taking up necessary cleaning mechanisms inside the trains and indoor areas of stations such as entrance lobbies, corridors, staircases, escalators, elevators, security areas etc. Other necessary logistical arrangements such as provision for hand sanitization/thermal screening at stations and installation of social distancing related signages are also being handled in the interim," External link

news18 Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The decision to resume Metro rail services in Delhi-NCR will be taken by the government after which the detailed protocol will be shared with the media and public” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “At present, the DMRC is taking up the necessary cleaning mechanisms inside the trains and indoor areas of stations such as entrance lobbies, corridors, staircases, escalators, elevators, security areas, etc. Other necessary logistical arrangements such as provision for hand sanitisation, thermal screening at stations and installation of social distancing -related signages are also being handled in the interim,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The decision to resume Metro rail services in Delhi-NCR will be taken by the government after which a detailed protocol to be followed by passengers for travelling in the Metro will be shared with the public,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC is taking up the necessary cleaning inside the trains and indoor areas of stations such as entrance lobbies, corridors, staircases, escalators, elevators, and the security area. Other necessary logistical arrangements, such as provision of hand sanitisation/thermal screening at stations and installation of social distancing related signages are also being put in place,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The date of the opening of Delhi Metro had not been finalised yet and would be notified to the public in due course. All systems, including the signalling, electrical, rolling stock, tracks etc. would have to be tested in detail before services were ultimately started to ensure safety for our commuters,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The date of opening of the Delhi Metro has still not been finalised and will be notified to the public in due course. All systems of the metro, including the signalling, electrical, rolling stock and tracks will have to be tested in detail before services are started to ensure full safety of our commuters,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The date of opening of the Delhi Metro has still not been finalised and will be notified to the public in due course. All systems of the metro, including the signalling, electrical, rolling stock and tracks will have to be tested in detail before services are started to ensure full safety of our commuters,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The protocols for social distancing in our trains and premises are being worked upon,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC is working out the detailed cleaning and maintenance procedures in view of the pandemic. The exercise will be exhaustive as it involves cleaning and maintenance of 264 stations, over 2,200 coaches and more than 1,100 escalators and 1,000 lifts, apart from other infrastructure,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal confirmed : “CISF continues to guard the stations round the clock. It has been agreed that to avoid transportation and logistical issues, the security personal posted at each station can continue to stay at these stations during the lockdown period,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal says : “On one side our campaigns have focused on what DMRC is doing during these days and on the other, we have tried to interact with people through quiz shows, interesting trivia etc. Our campaigns have received tremendous response from the people and response has been overwhelmingly positive,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “Two trains run daily from every terminal station in the morning as well as evening, except on the Airport Line and Grey Lines. On these two lines, a train runs in the morning on every sixth day... It is aimed at ensuring smooth functionality of all the systems such as track, traction, signals and telecommunication,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Power supply at stations for CISF personnel, toilets and ensuing galleries, water pumps and signals systems has been ensured throughout this period,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, April 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Three corridors have been sanctioned so far. We have started floating civil tenders for these corridors and awarded two or three contracts, the rest are in the pipeline. Construction has already started wherever the contracts have been awarded but at the moment because of this corona crisis, work has stopped,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Metro train services will start from 6 am across originating stations of all lines and will be available at a frequency of 20 minutes till 8 am. During this period, only people involved in essential services like hospitals, fire, electricity, police etc. will be allowed to enter metro stations on producing will be available at a normal frequency and general public will be able to travel without requiring any identification. Though there will be no metro serviceS between 10 am and 4 pm, all trains which start at 10 their identification cards before security personnel,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The objective of this staggered service plan on Monday is aimed at facilitating all stakeholders with effectiveness and promote ‘social distancing’ which is very much required to contain spread of coronavirus,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC again appeals to and advises general public not to panic and stay at home and use the metro only when it is essential and unavoidable,” “In the prevalent scenario where authorities have shut malls, restaurants and major markets to prevent spread of the virus, it is responsibility of our passengers also to cooperate with DMRC and help fight the coronavirus collectively,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “There will be no metro service between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. However, all the trains which started at 10 a.m. from originating stations of all lines will continue to run till they reach their destinations. Metro services will again resume at 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. for general public on a normal frequency, after which it will not be available,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “With various directives from the government for closure of many establishments, ‘work from home’ instructions issued in many organisations including government agencies and awareness in the public, we expect that the level of commuter traffic will be much less Reduction in operational hours will further help in discouraging people from using the system unless it’s absolutely mandatory,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “There will be no metro service between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. However, all the trains which started at 10 a.m. from originating stations of all lines will continue to run till they reach their destinations. Metro services will again resume at 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. for general public on a normal frequency, after which it will not be available,” External link

thehindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “These modified timings are applicable only on March 23. If there is any requirement to continue the same pattern in the larger public interest, the same shall be informed accordingly,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Metro train services will start from 6 am across originating stations of all Lines and will be available at a frequency of 20 minutes till 8 am. During this period, only people involved in essential services like hospitals, fire, electricity, police etc. will be allowed to enter Metro stations on the production of their identification cards to security personnel,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The objective of this staggered Metro services plan on Monday is aimed at facilitating all stakeholders with effectiveness and to promote ‘social distancing’ which is very much required to contain spread of coronavirus ,” “DMRC’s priority is to ensure that the people involved in providing the essential services, as notified by the Government, reach their destinations with ease while maintaining norms of ‘social distancing’ in Metro premises between 6 am and 8 am,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “DMRC again appeals and advises general public not to panic and stay at home and use the Metro only when it is really essential and unavoidable,” “In the prevalent scenario where authorities have shut malls, restaurants, major markets etc. to prevent spread of the virus, it is responsibility of our passengers also to co-operate with DMRC and help fight coronavirus collectively,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The advisory is meant to instill self-regulation among passengers. All individuals must come together to fight the pandemic and prevent it from spreading further,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 20, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The advisory is meant to instill self-regulation among passengers. All individuals must come together to fight the pandemic and prevent it from spreading further,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Any passenger who has symptoms similar to those infected by Covid–19 virus are strictly advised to avoid travel by the Metro or any other mode of public transport,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Use Metro for essential travel only and please travel by the Metro only when it is essential and unavoidable,” “Please maintain at least one metre distance from each other while travelling in the Metro or at the station,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “In case anyone has fever or is observed to have any symptom of coronavirus, he or she will be referred for medical tests and quarantine to the authorities,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “In course of the journey and stay within the Metro premises, passengers are requested to follow the advisory issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India from time to time to contain the spread of Corona Virus,” “Let us all resolve to deal with this global crisis with patience and co-operate with the authorities to mitigate its spread,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The number of passenger journeys is dependent on various factors at any given point of time like vacations, examinations, monsoon season, festivals, strikes/closures etc. and utilisation follows a monthly pattern accordingly,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Special emphasis is on locations like hand railings, train doors, passenger emergency alarm buttons, which are constantly contacted by hands etc. Cleaning of elevators, escalators and staircases has also been intensified,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The decision on intensifying our regular sanitisation exercise, with the focus especially on hand railings, doors and passenger emergency alarm (PEA), which come into direct contact with passengers’ hands, was taken in the wake of the CM’s directive,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “There’s a greater emphasis on cleaning other Metro utilities such as lifts, escalators, as well as staircases at stations which are used extensively by the passengers,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Water preservation will be a major focus area for DMRC during the construction of phase 4 corridors. We have tied up with government agencies to ensure the dewatered groundwater from our five upcoming underground stations on the RK Ashram-Janakpuri corridor are properly utilised,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The groundwater from the Sadar Bazar site will be supplied to the train-washing facility of Indian Railways. It is estimated that dewatered groundwater will be available from these sites for about two years after commencement of work,” “In other water conservation initiatives, bio-toilets will be installed at all construction sites and rainwater harvesting facilities will be put up at casting yards and site offices. In addition, it will be ensured that proper drainage facilities are in place at all the sites,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "A complaint regarding obscene behaviour by a male passenger was received on DMRC’s official Twitter handle. DMRC, on its part, intimated the Ghitorni Police station and also contacted the complainant assuring her of all cooperation possible," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "DMRC takes complaints regarding the safety of its women passengers with great seriousness and all necessary cooperation is extended," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "For giving a seamless WiFi experience at the Airport Express Line, the consortium has laid a dedicated 24-km fibre network, 7 km of power cable with 44 base stations (pole as well as frame type) and other active components along the entire length of the line to ensure that trains never lose Wi-Fi connectivity," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Three hours of work per day was undertaken for the project, beyond the operational hours of the Airport Express Line," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "For giving a seamless WiFi experience at the Airport Express Line, the consortium has laid a dedicated 24-km fibre network, 7 km of power cable with 44 base stations (pole as well as frame type) and other active components along the entire length of the line to ensure that trains never lose Wi-Fi connectivity," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Three hours of work per day was undertaken for the project, beyond the operational hours of the Airport Express Line," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Sonia Vihar ) : “After construction of this stretch, the Mehrauli-Badarpur Road will be signal-free from Sangam Vihar to Saket. The work will be completed in about three years,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “A total of three civil contracts have so far been awarded for the Delhi Metro’s Phase IV corridors, including construction of 10 stations on the Janakpuri West - R.K. Ashram Marg corridor. Civil contract for a bridge across the Yamuna and integrated elevated viaduct with PWD flyover at lower deck and metro line at the upper deck have also been awarded” External link

thehindu Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “A total of three civil contracts have so far been awarded for the Delhi Metro’s Phase IV corridors, including construction of 10 stations on the Janakpuri West - R.K. Ashram Marg corridor. Civil contract for a bridge across the Yamuna and integrated elevated viaduct with PWD flyover at lower deck and metro line at the upper deck have also been awarded” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The platforms of Haiderpur Badli Mor, which will come up above the Phase III Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli-HUDA City Centre) station, will have the highest ever platform in Delhi Metro,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “During the construction, we will ensure that services on Yellow Line are not impacted at all. Elaborate monitoring equipment, including high-capacity cameras, will be installed to monitor the construction work above Yellow Line,” “The progress of this work will be centrally monitored by DMRC’s engineers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Mayur Vihar Phase I ) : “Provisions were kept for the Phase III station’s expansion as an interchange facility in Phase IV. This will help in substantially reducing construction time as well as costs in Phase IV,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "This corridor is an extension of the Magenta Line and will have a total of 22 stations. The tenders for the remaining stations are also nearing finalisation," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The DMRC commenced work on the 4th phase of construction of the Delhi Metro Project, comprising three corridors covering 61.67 kilometres, at Haiderpur Badli Mor,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 30, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal told : "A huge office has been set up at Haiderpur Badli Mor station to monitor the construction of the Phase-IV work," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "As part of the first corridor work, three interchange stations -- Peeragarhi (with Green Line), Madhuban Chowk (with Red Line) and Haiderpur Badli Mor (with Yellow Line) -- will come up. In addition, the entire Janakpuri West-R K Ashram Marg corridor will have three more interchange facilities at Majlis Park (Pink Line), Azadpur (with Yellow Line) and R K Ashram Marg (with Blue Line)," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Phase-IV of the Delhi Metro project comprising three corridors covering 61.67 km and today is a landmark day for the DMRC," "The first phase of construction of the Delhi Metro had started on October 1, 1998 and since then the DMRC has established itself as the most reliable public transportation system in the national capital and its peripheries. During these two decades, the Delhi Metro project has also emerged as one of the fastest executed metro projects anywhere in the world," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC front line staff members (those sitting at customer care booths and manning metro stations) have been sensitised to identify and keep vigil on people who seem to be low or tend to stay in metro stations for a long time, so that assistance can be provided to them. The CISF staff posted at stations also keep a vigil,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Passengers are requested to be alert, especially when a train is approaching a platform, and stop a fellow passenger if the person tries to cross the yellow line before a train comes to a complete halt,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This results in considerabe reduction in vibration at source. We are testing this system for the last two months. We will have to study it for a longer duration to assess it longterm impact. This system has been used in the Tube in London,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “In Phase III, we have extensively provided mass spring system to reduce vibration levels. We have used this where the residential buildings were too close or we suspected that it could lead to vibration-related problems. We regularly do the rail grinding and wheel profiling to ensure the surface is smooth,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

business-standard Friday, October 4, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 4, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 4, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 4, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 4, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

news18 Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Services on the corridor will be flagged off by housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Passenger services will start from 5pm the same day,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 30, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh,” External link

expressindia Monday, September 30, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

business-standard Monday, September 30, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Grey Line is a standard-gauge section and out of the 4.295 km, 2.57 km is elevated and 1.5 km underground. With the opening of this section, the Dwarka metro station is all set to emerge as an interchange facility that will connect the sub-city with the locality of Najafgarh," External link

timesofindia Monday, September 30, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The DwarkaNajafgarh metro corridor is now ready for operations. It will open within a week. It will comprise three stations Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh. After the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will expand to 377 kilometres with 274 stations and 4,788 trips every day,” External link

economictimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “There were challenges as the entry and exit points had to be located in a crowded location in such a way that they would be properly accessible to the public. Therefore, the final station box has expansions as well as contractions at multiple locations, giving it the shape of a dumbbell. It has the longest underground station box in the entire network,” “The corridor will generate 597 kilowattpeak (kWp) energy through solar power every day, which will be used for station lighting and operating ticketing machines and automatic fare collection gates,” External link

economictimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “The Dwarka–Najafgarh metro corridor is now ready for operations. It will open within a week. It will comprise three stations– Dwarka, Nangli and Najafgarh. After the opening of this section, the Delhi Metro network will expand to 377 kilometres with 274 stations and 4,788 trips every day,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “There were challenges as the entry and exit points had to be located in a crowded location in such a way that they would be properly accessible to the public. Therefore, the final station box has expansions as well as contractions at multiple locations, giving it the shape of a dumbbell. It has the longest underground station box in the entire network,” “The corridor will generate 597 kilowattpeak (kWp) energy through solar power every day, which will be used for station lighting and operating ticketing machines and automatic fare collection gates,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "About 2,000 sqm of additional parking space shall be provided at the station. Elaborate multi-modal integration with provisions of pick-and-drop by e-rickshaws, auto-rickshaws and buses has been provided at the new station," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “About 2,000 square metres of additional parking space will be provided at the station. Elaborate multi-modal integration, with provisions for e-rickshaws, autorickshaws and feeder buses, has been provided at the station,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : "On multiple stretches, land could not be acquired and the contractors could not begin work. There were stretches where the necessary land for construction work could not be arranged on time. These areas were the Chirag Delhi Metro station and the Kalindi Kunj depot," External link

business-standard Monday, May 20, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Upline, on the other hand, encountered Sudden Hard Rock and it stopped. A team from China was called to break the rock from inside the chamber of the tunnel, but this exercise was unsuccessful," External link

business-standard Monday, May 20, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "People also had to be evacuated from these buildings in a phase-wise manner as a precautionary measure. The people had to be evacuated twice during tunnelling on both the tunnels. A total of 2,000 people were evacuated with around 650 people evacuated in a single go. They were put up in various guest houses situated in the nearby areas and DMRC paid for their lodging and food expenses. DMRC also repaired and restored their houses before shifting the residents back. Shifting people was an extremely stupendous task as they had to be convinced and satisfied fully before they agreed to do this," External link

business-standard Monday, May 20, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Once the subway is open commuters will have an easy access to the airport terminal from the Metro station. The subway will also be equipped with facilities such as escalators and lifts to ease the ride,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Delhi Metro ) : “Delhi Metro now has its official presence on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Apart from service related updates to the commuters, we are also trying to engage with them through various campaigns that inform about the dos and don’ts of travelling in the Metro,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at peak hour frequency of six minutes and 12 seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 8, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours" External link

timesofindia Friday, March 8, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at peak hour frequency of six minutes and 12 seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

news18 Friday, March 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours" External link

news18 Friday, March 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

dnaindia Friday, March 8, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 8, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 8, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Trains will be available at a peak hour frequency of six minutes and twelve seconds on the Dilshad Garden New Bus Adda section. A total of 35 six-coach trains will be used on the entire Rithala New Bus Adda Red corridor. The total journey from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda will take about 16 minutes," External link

economictimes Friday, March 8, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal says : “Based on the feedback, we will decide whether we should do it on other lines too,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, February 25, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This corridor will help in connecting the satellite city of Ghaziabad with the national capital. This will be the second metro line in Ghaziabad after Vaishali [Blue Line] and the first metro link to the interiors of Ghaziabad,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 15, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “At all stations, except Hindon river station, FOBs at the concourse level comprises paid and unpaid sections for metro commuters and general public. People who do not wish to use the metro but the FOB to cross the road, can access unpaid sections,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 15, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “This corridor will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity. Currently, commuters have to rely on other modes of transport from Dilshad Garden to Sahibabad, but now with the extension, the connectivity will improve considerably,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 15, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “This corridor will help in connecting the satellite city of Ghaziabad with the national capital. This will be the second metro line in Ghaziabad after Vaishali [Blue Line] and the first metro link to the interiors of Ghaziabad,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal explained : “At all stations, except Hindon river station, FOBs at the concourse level comprises paid and unpaid sections for metro commuters and general public. People who do not wish to use the metro but the FOB to cross the road, can access unpaid sections,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “This corridor will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity. Currently, commuters have to rely on other modes of transport from Dilshad Garden to Sahibabad, but now with the extension, the connectivity will improve considerably,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Once operational, the entire rolling stock will be provided by the DMRC," External link

news18 Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours," External link

news18 Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The new corridor will be the first metro link connecting the interiors of Ghaziabad. It will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity," External link

news18 Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "Once operational, the entire rolling stock will be provided by the DMRC," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "during the night for 4-5 hours," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The new corridor will be the first metro link connecting the interiors of Ghaziabad. It will pass through the Sahibabad Industrial Area and will significantly impact the residential areas lying in proximity," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The current AFC system, adopted by DMRC in 2002, was one of the latest available in those days. However, technology is continuously evolving and with the passage of time, DMRC will be adapting to the latest available technology to keep pace with new developments emerging in the AFC systems,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The FOB is also equipped with all the safety and security features like CCTV cameras, lighting and PA systems. The CCTV cameras installed at strategic locations shall be monitored round the clock to ensure the security of passengers. There will also be space for display panel and benches have also been provided at some locations,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The FOB is also equipped with all the safety and security features like CCTV cameras, lighting and PA systems. The CCTV cameras installed at strategic locations shall be monitored round the clock to ensure the security of passengers. There will also be space for display panel and benches have also been provided at some locations,” External link

thehindu Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The Road along the FOB is used for movement to the airport and remains crowded throughout the day. DMRC's engineers had to carry out bulk of the construction in the night time so that the flow of traffic was not hampered. The adjacent Ring Road was not blocked even for a few hours during the construction work," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The CMRS on Wednesday has given clearance for commencing passenger operations on Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda metro line with some stipulation” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “The specifications suggested by CMRS will take some time to comply and after that the corridor will be ready for commissioning” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Work is currently in progress for providing mobile connectivity on the Pink and Magenta lines. The entire work is expected to be completed next month,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “Passenger services will commence on this section on the same day from 4pm,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 28, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The highest ridership we have recorded is 34 lakh on a single day,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 25, 2018 12:07:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “The highest ridership we have recorded is 34 lakh on a single day,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 24, 2018 11:31:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal observed : “The nearest metro stations at the moment are 3-4 kilometres away, but the new station at Hazrat Nizamuddin will change that,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:33:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “It’s expected that these approximately 50km-long corridors will be operational after the inspection and clearance by CMRS,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “DMRC’s operations and maintenance staff, comprising around 100 officers and supervisors, will provide initial support, including training to the freshly recruited NMRC staff over the next one year, with a provision for future extension,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:32:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “It is a software-related problem. Work is actually complete, but we are keeping the system under observation for some more time,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 7, 2018 12:09:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “They have been directed to extensively use water sprinkling and other measures to control dust,” “The site engineers have also been instructed to strictly adhere to a checklist issued by the EPCA regarding dust control,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 27, 2017 12:56:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “They have been directed to extensively use water sprinkling and other measures to control dust,” “The site engineers have also been instructed to strictly adhere to a checklist issued by the EPCA regarding dust control,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “They have been directed to extensively use water sprinkling and other measures to control dust. The site engineers have also been instructed to strictly adhere to a checklist issued by the EPCA regarding dust control,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:26:00 PM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Botanical Garden ) : “The depot for the Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden corridor is located at Kalindi Kunj, and 22.5 hectares of land was requisitioned for the construction of the depot, of which only 50 per cent could become available due to certain land acquisition issues. This is why the decision to construct elevated decks in Jasola Vihar to stable the trains was taken,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Botanical Garden ) : “Our work is complete…we are just awaiting inspection and a final nod from Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS). Once we get that, a portion — from Kalkaji to Botanical Garden — will be functional,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about Botanical Garden ) : “In the present operational network, there are no interchange stations outside Delhi. Even after the completion of Phase 3, Botanical Garden will remain the only interchange station in the NCR,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said ( about General Manager ) : “The problem occurred due to the rope coming out of the groove of the pulley, resulting in jamming of the motor of the lift. The General Manager (electrical), in charge of maintenance, rushed to the site and got the doors of the lift opened to provide ventilation, and water was given to the three middle-aged passengers,” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:30:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have a signalling-based system where safety is ensured,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 13, 2017 1:29:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : “We have a signalling-based system where safety is ensured,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 13, 2017 12:05:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : “These new trains are fully equipped to provide most reliable and safe service to public after commissioning even without train operators. Our mainline train operations are fully safe and there is no scope of any such collision there due to provision of ATP (automatic train protection) and ATO (automatic train operation) during passenger services,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, November 6, 2016 9:06:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added : "Over 1 lakh cubic metre of soil has been taken out from the station site during the construction. Almost 30% of this will be brought back to re-lay the road once the construction is over," External link

economictimes Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal added ( about Red Fort ) : "It was a close, confined space, but we wanted to utilise every inch. So the platform for the Heritage line had to be built in a tapered way. As a result, the platform is 14m on the south end—on the Red Fort side—and only 8.5m on the north side," External link

economictimes Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The presence of ASI monuments, especially the wall of the Kashmere Gate, is right along the station. So we had to constantly monitor the work," External link

economictimes Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "This is the maximum number of U-girders ever launched in any Metro corridor in India within a month. Till now, DMRC had achieved a maximum of 110 U-girders in a month on the Faridabad corridor," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 1, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Anuj Dayal said : "The typical length of U-girders is 27 metres and weighs around 160 tonnes. The main challenge of U girders is precision in casting as well as launching, which requires specialised cranes of 350/400 tonnes capacity to launch these U-girders," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 1, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
executive director14.12%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
spokesman of dmrc1.18%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
chief spokesman of dmrc1.18%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
spokesperson27.06%EN02/19/201719/02/2017
spokesman35.29%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
chief spokesman1.18%EN08/10/201610/08/2016
chief7.06%EN11/28/201328/11/2013
metro spokesperson3.53%EN11/21/201321/11/2013
metro spokesman5.88%EN12/25/201225/12/2012
porte-parole3.53%FR07/31/201231/07/2012
Names Lang Count
Anuj DayalEN100.00%


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