• The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) launched ‘i-ATS’, an indigenously-built communication-based train control signalling technology for the metro.
  • The i-ATS (Automatic Train Supervision) is a computer-based system that manages train operation
  • This system is indispensable for high-density operations such as the metro, where services are scheduled every few minutes.
  • It which will significantly reduce the dependence of Indian metros on foreign vendors dealing with such technologies.