Premium Taxi Service for Women’s Safe Travel
This cab service is run by an entire fleet of women drivers for women passengers. They say their aim is to provide safe transport system to women who choose to travel frequently all by themselves, though they may afford to own a car (but do not take the trouble to drive one) and even hire a chauffeur (to drive their own car).
The company that runs the fleet takes to partnering with civil society organizations in identifying, selecting, motivating and training the women drivers, who are drawn from marginal families and are committed to making taxi driving their professional career option. The company further claims that these women drivers are trained by the Institute of Driving Training & Research (IDTR). The drivers are carefully chosen on the strength of their character, antecedents, knowledge of roads and software skills (the last is taught to them to be more software-friendly). They are also guided on aspects such as self-defence, first aid, communicative skills and familiarity with places of tourist interest.
The company says that their services are particularly suitable for: a) single working women working in 24 x 7
environment; b) parent(s) looking for a dependable lady chauffeur to escort their wards to various classes/functions; c) senior citizens requiring reliable chauffeurs; d) NGOs who seek to showcase their
commitment to gender equality; e) institutions (read call centres) requiring safe
transport for their women employees; and f) women tourists requiring lady chauffeur services for their entire stay and sightseeing in Delhi. [Call 927 870 8888 to book your cab] Source: Sakha Cabs [sakhaconsultingwings.com]