Axis Bank, Mumbai Metro and MasterCard today announced the launch of ‘One Mumbai Metro Card’, to ensure contactless and cashless travel for Mumbaikars and can also be used for other daily spends such as grocery, restaurants and shopping
It is a prepaid, open loop contactless card which can be used as a part of the daily transit journey with just a tap.
This is a card that can be used for all daily purchases from food, groceries, medicines as well as tickets.
MasterCard’s solution gives transit agencies the ability to design, develop and deploy customized prepaid digital payment solutions, delivering essential contactless transit experience to riders.
One can get the ‘One Mumbai Metro Card’ from Mumbai Metro Station counters.
Commenting on the launch, Sanjeev Moghe, EVP and Head, Cards and Payments, Axis Bank, said, “This collaborated effort with Mumbai Metro One and MasterCard provides commuters with a unique and seamless payments experience, reducing the need for a customer to carry multiple cards. It also supports regular payments across retail and e-commerce through a single card.”
Col. Shubhodoy Mukherjee, CEO, Mumbai Metro One, said, “We expect this card to be used by all travellers and become popular amongst Mumbaikars who pay digitally.”
Rajeev Kumar, Senior Vice President, Market Development, South Asia, MasterCard said, “This [solution] will help deliver increased choice, flexibility and confidence in transit experiences for the customers – from seamlessly tapping in and tapping out at Mumbai Metro, to buying their cutting chai, vada pav or for any other daily shopping.”