A senior official with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) talking to City Spidey also confirmed that the proposal to enhance security has been given nod from the Centre.
DMRC claimed that with the addition of this approved personnel, Delhi Metro's security cover, beefed up by CISF, will be most effective in comparison to any other metro across the country.
The Centre had given in-principle approval last year. However, final approval has come recently.
"With the addition of approved strength of security personnel, Delhi Metro will become the third largest security at transport systems following Delhi and Mumbai airports," DMRC official said.TAGS: Delhi news on City Spidey / local news on City Spidey / Delhi Metro / 5000 CISF personnel / Central Govt / deployment of CISF troops / approval / security of Delhi Metro enhanced with deployment of additional 5000 CISF troops