- Training of self-defense given to women drivers for security, panic button in cab will help in emergency.
- Women of poor class are being given training in vehicle technology and mechanisms.
Keeping in view the safety of women in Delhi, Sakha Consulting Group has launched the Women with Wheels cab facility. It is providing security to women and also giving employment to them. This facility has been started for women near Pillar No. 16 outside Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi National Airport in Delhi. In which the drivers are also women.
Women not comfortable with male drivers
Often, women who reach Delhi late in the night get scared in the taxi made to go home from the airport. Despite hesitation, women have to take a cab under compulsion. This initiative is the solution to this problem of women safety. The service, which started on 10 January, has 20 cabs and 10 female drivers. Men can travel with women in these cabs, but for this it is mandatory to have a woman with them.
Self-defense training has been given to women drivers
Women are included with the help of Azad Foundation to work in Women with Wheels Cab Service. This foundation provides training to poor class women in driving and self-defense. These women are also trained in the technology of the car and their mechanisms. After the training is complete, he is hired as a professional driver in the Women with Wheels service.
Panic buttons fitted in cabs for safety
Cab service has a panic button designed to protect both the passenger and the driver. If the traveling woman and the driver encounter any problem on the way, they can immediately press the panic button and ask for help. The cab service has tied up with 24 Response Safety Company. As soon as the button in the cab is pressed, then the 24 response company will get an emergency signal, which will help the location of the vehicle as soon as possible.
Cabs can be booked from calls, windows and websites
For this service, women can pre-book the cab by calling the designated number and also through the website. Apart from this, a counter has also been made at Delhi Airport where you can make your booking immediately. If a woman does not have much understanding of technology, then such women can take cab directly from Pillar No. 16 outside Terminal 3 of Delhi Airport.