Women bus drivers are at the go: see how India’s capital is changing and empowering women
The big news for the women drivers in the national capital. The Delhi government on Tuesday said it will before long recruit more than 200 women Bus drivers with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) as a feature of its work to give businesses valuable open doors to them. A declaration in such a manner was made by Delhi Bus Minister Kailash Gahlot.
The vehicle serves additionally gave over arrangement letters to the main group of 11 women Bus drivers who have finished their preparation and will be utilized with the DTC.
Valuing the women drivers for their boldness to take up Bus driving as a profession decision and becoming good examples for society, Gahlot said he is confident that they will move more women to become Bus drivers with Delhi’s Transportation armada. With additional women driving the Delhi government‘s Buss, the public Transportation in the city will become more secure and more traveler cordial.
It should be noticed that the Delhi government in February this year loosened up the level and experience standards for the enlistment of women drivers for DTC and group Buses in the capital.
The base level was decreased from 159 cm to 153 cm while the experience time frame after issuance of a weighty engine vehicle (HMV) permit was brought down to one month from three years in the past for female candidates applying for the post of the Bus driver.
In April this year, Gahlot likewise started off Mission Parivartan’, a drive to prepare women to get their HMV licenses at the Society for Driving Training Institute (SDTI), Burari.
The drive is being executed as a joint endeavor between the Delhi government and Ashok Leyland Limited to work from start to finish preparing for 180 women contenders for getting a driving permit for the HMV class.