The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to facilitate online booking, online payment and cashless transactions for utilisation of facilities at sports complexes and golf courses.
The MoU was signed in presence of Tarun Kapoor, Vice Chairman, DDA and other senior officers of DDA and HDFC Bank.
For this, HDFC Bank will provide a web and mobile app for booking and online payment as well as POS machines for cashless transactions and payment gateway.
Non-members can also use online booking facilities and online payments by using the App downloaded from Google Play Store or Apple App Store from their mobile app (Android/iOS).
At initial stage, cashless transaction facilities will be rolled out in a period of two months for five sports venues including Siri Fort Sports Complex, Rohini Sports Complex, Dwarka Sports Complex, Yamuna Sports Complex and Qutab Golf Course. Further, it will be made available at all sports complexes and golf courses.
The DDA operates sports complexes in all the zones of Delhi. The first sports complex was Siri Fort Sports Complex. It opened in 1989. Thereafter, fourteen other complexes and two golf courses have been developed.
For Commonwealth Games 2010, the DDA developed stadia at Siri Fort for Squash and Badminton and at Yamuna Sports Complex for Archery and Table Tennis. These stadia are being utilized for holding regional, national and international level tournaments and are also available for utilization by the public.
Though these sports complexes are membership oriented, non-members can also utilise the facilities after paying the prescribed charges. Special concessions are available for students, senior citizens, schools, sports federations and associations.