New Delhi: Employees of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday decided to contribute one day’s basic salary towards PM’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM-CARES) in the month of April. Also Read - UP News: 21 Fresh Coronavirus Cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Total Tally at 591

Delhi Metro and a number of other firms are taking the step to combat the deadly coronavirus that has affected over 1,100 people in the country. Also Read - 'Govt Penalising Doctors', Delhi Medical Association Hits Out at CM Kejriwal For Warning Hospitals Over COVID-19 Crisis

While metro services are currently closed due to the nationwide 21-day lockdown in view of the disease, internal operational maintenance activities are still functional and security of the system is being taken care of by the CISF.

As a result, the DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh urged the employees to take precautionary steps as prescribed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to curb the coronavirus outbreak.