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India’s First Indigenously Developed Driverless Metro Car

Published on January 17, 2021
Current Context: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled India’s first indigenously developed Driverless Metro Car.
India’s First Indigenously Developed Driverless Metro Car
  • It was unveiled at the BEML manufacturing facility in Bengaluru.
  • The country’s first Driverless Metro Car is manufactured at Bengaluru’s manufacturing facility of BEML for Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)’s MRS1 project.  
  • Total 576 Driverless Metro Cars are to be manufactured for MMRDA and will be supplied in January 2024. 
  • The Driverless Metro Car is having a stainless-steel body, equipped with CCTV surveillance and can carry 2280 passengers in 6 cars Metro train-set. It will be operating on the 25kv AC traction power supply.
  • In order to perform commissioning, testing and round-the-clock services of Driverless Metro cars, BEML has setup a Depot office at Charkop Metro Depot, MMRDA, Mumbai. 
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of BEML: Bengaluru, Karnataka
    • Chairman of BEML: Deepak K Hota

Question: 

Q.1 Who among the following unveiled India’s first indigenously developed Driverless Metro Car?
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Ravi Shankar Prasad
c. Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya
d. Rajnath Singh
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