Delhi Metro will deploy ex-servicemen at its Rajiv Chowk and New Delhi stations to help out in a variety of tasks including preventing possible suicides it was announced on Wednesday.

The Metro will initially deploy 100 former Junior Commissioned Officers and ex-Non-Commissioned Officers during the one year experiment which may be extended.nbsp;

They will provide services at station platforms automatic fare collection gates station areas and other locations in and around the premises the Delhi Metro Rail Corp said.nbsp;

They will also help in crowd management formation of queues look out for suspicious activity help prevent suicide attempts and clear unauthorized vehicles outside.nbsp;

The Rajiv Chowk and New Delhi metro stations are among the busiest in the Delhi Metro network which ferries up to 28 lakh passengers every day.