Digi Yatra app user base crosses the one million mark

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Digi-Yatra-app-user-base-crosses-the-one-million-markThe number of passengers who have installed the Digi Yatra application on their mobile phones has surpassed one million till 20th June 2023. 

An overview of the news

  • Since its launch on December 1, 2022, a total of 1.746 million individuals have utilized this facility.

About Digi Yatra

  • The Digi Yatra initiative was initially inaugurated at three airports - New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Varanasi - in December 2022. 

  • Subsequently, in April 2023, it was introduced at Vijayawada, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Pune airports, expanding its coverage.

  • Digi Yatra is an initiative led by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, focusing on implementing a biometric boarding system utilizing Facial Biometric Verification Technology.

  • Its primary objective is to enhance the airport experience for passengers by streamlining the verification process, eliminating the need for manual ticket and ID checks at multiple touchpoints. 

  • This is achieved through a Digital Framework that optimizes existing infrastructure.

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