The development comes days after the Centre-run Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital proposed that its medical institute be called Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.
The NDMC has tweaked its earlier plan, which was to make the inner circle completely car-free, to focus on pedestrianising the blocks but giving access to all parking lots in the inner and outer circles to car users, a senior official said.
As a pilot project, the first such ATM has been installed at the Palika Kendra dispensary. Officials said subsequently under the first phase, the machines will be set up at Charak Palika Hospital, Dharam Marg polyclinic, Palika Maternity Hospital and TB polyclinic hospital.
Charges for the smart cycle is free of cost for the first half-hour, but for members only, while non-members will be charged Rs 10 for the same time. A one-week and monthly pass for bike sharing is available at Rs 199 and Rs 399 respectively.