Commenting on this novel initiative, Mr. Sachin Sharma, Vice President, Toll Operations, Delhi Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd., a Special Purpose Vehicle Company promoted by DSC Ltd. said - “We have always introduced initiatives that provides hassle free movement to the motorists traveling on Delhi Gurgaon Expressway and our association with mChek for introducing mobile recharge of Smart Tags balance will surely increase their convenience and comfort. We expect a majority of our commuters will start using this facility as this provides an easy alternate to recharge the Smart Tags balance.
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Recharge your Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway
Smart Tag from your Mobile
SMS and zip past the toll gate
New Delhi, November 17, 2008
mChek (www.mchek.com), the innovator in mobile security and payments services, and DSC Ltd. (www.dsclimited.com), the developers of the state-of-the-art Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, have introduced facility to recharge the balance of their Smart Tag through mobile phones.
Through this new process motorists equipped with SmartTags for Delhi Gurgaon Expressway can send a sms - ‘MCHEK <Tag No.> <Amount>’ to 53030 from their mobile phones and can instantly recharge their account when the balance is low. The initiative will surely increase the convenience and will provide uninterrupted passage to the motorists traveling on this busy expressway which provides access to nearly 2,00,000 toll-able vehicles everyday on all three plazas.
“mChek is committed to make the mobile a convenient mode for making payments across wide-ranging utility services and provide anywhere, anytime payment service to consumers. With Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway being one of the busiest traffic arteries in the National Highways network, we are pleased to work with DSC Ltd. in recharging of Smart Tags for DG Expressway through mChek and help users save substantial time and effort” said Mr. Sanjay Swamy, CEO, mChek.
Step by step details of how mChek works for recharging DG Expressway E-tags
- Consumer sends sms “MCHEK <Tag No.> <Amount>” to 53030.
- mChek registered customers get a voice call back and enter their 6-digit mChek PIN to approve the transaction
- Instant confirmation received on their phones through an sms
- New users – will first be registered on a voice call through simple instructions in English.
- Upon registration send SMS “MCHEK <Tag No.> <Amount>” to 53030 to recharge your Smart Tag for DG Expressway.
Bangalore-based mChek (www.mchek.com) provides patent-pending, mobile-based, security and payment services enabling users to transact through their mobiles for wide-ranging day-to-day requirements including payment of utility bills and insurance policies, buying airline, bus and movie tickets, recharging of prepaid mobile account and even person-to-person money transfer. To use mChek, consumers can sign up at www.mchek.com or by sending a sms ‘AIRTEL’ to 543219 (toll-free) from their Airtel phones.
|PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standards)
|Certified by VISA for secured ‘Card Present’ mobile transactions
|Award for “Best Billing and Customer Care Solution” from the GSM Association at the 2008 Mobile World Congress held at Barcelona.
mChek’s Business & Merchant Partners
|Mobile Service Providers: Bharti Airtel, Dialog Telekom (Sri Lanka)
|Card Associations: Visa & MasterCard
Banks: Citibank, Corporation Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India, NDB Bank (Sri Lanka), Seylan Bank (Sri Lanka)
|Insurance Companies: Max New York Life, ICICI Prudential, Reliance Life Insurance
|Merchants: MakeMyTrip, Yatra, redBus, BookMyShow, Future Bazaar, SifyMall, Indiatimes.com
About DSC Limited:
DSC Limited (www.dsclimited.com) is part of the USD 3 billion D S Corp with interests in retail & trading, real estate development, hospitality, construction & infrastructure development across 5 continents. DSC Ltd, with its ability to think BIG & DELIVER innovative and strategic infrastructure solutions, is a vertically integrated company with capabilities in both BOT (build-operate-transfer) infrastructure development and EPC projects with several projects under execution in various sectors like Roads & Highways, Railways, Hydro Power and Urban Infrastructure development like Automated multi level parking facilities, Elevated Highways, Drainage and Pipelines. Currently, the company is also pursuing privatization of airports and development of ultra mega power projects and Special Economic Zones (SEZs).
About The Delhi Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd:
Delhi Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd is SPV Company promoted by DSC Ltd, responsible for the operations and maintenance of Delhi Gurgaon Expressway. The Delhi Gurgaon Expressway is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral connecting Delhi with Mumbai and is also one of the most important and highest density corridor connecting India’s capital New Delhi and the Millennium city, Gurgaon. For more information, visit www.dgexpressway.com.
For more information, visit http://www.mchek.com or write to [email protected] or call +91-80-41795900.