BEL launches mobility card SWAGAT for hassle-free commute

SWAGAT can operate across all cities and all modes of transport to make ‘One Nation – One Card’ a reality

GN Bureau | March 5, 2019


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an automatic fare collection gating system SWAGAT, jointly developed by BEL and CDAC, aimed to transform the lives of commuters.

 
The system was launched on the sidelines of inaugural of phase one of Ahmedabad Metro.
 
SWAGAT is a national initiative steered by the ministry of housing & urban affairs (MoHUA) in collaboration with BEL and CDAC with the support of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), National Payment Corporation of India and State Bank of India.
 
SWAGAT is compliant with the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) ecosystem for hassle-free commute across India. It has qualified a stringent certification process and has received EMVCo certification by FIME Lab, France.
 
It is the first indigenous system and the first ever outside the developed world. It can operate across all cities and all modes of transport to make ‘One Nation – One Card’ a reality.
 
It provides a convenient and seamless experience for the commuter. This state-of-the-art technology is a huge step towards a cashless, digital India.
 
This fully indigenous and interoperable System consists of national common mobility card, automatic fare collection system, validation terminal and gates.

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