WOMEN E-RICKSHAW DRIVERS TO TAKE TOURISTS AROUND THE PINK CITY
Gone were the days when women have to walk behind the men. The modern women not only walk but drive side by side with the men. The noble initiative ‘Pink City Rickshaw Company’ started by Access development services is another step in empowering the women of Jaipur.
This Pink City Rickshaw Company has 200 smart, enthusiastic, well-trained women. All from the slums and low-income areas driving this ‘one of a kind’, stylized environment-friendly e-rickshaws.
So ditch your cars this time and explore the secrets of Jaipur in this Eco-friendly way.
MORE THAN JUST A RICKSHAW
ACCESS Development Services is section 25 not-for profit company. They have set up a public limited company where interested women drivers can put in equity to the company and become future owners. The initiative seeks triple bottom line, that is:
- To provide a new livelihood source and economic empowerment for young women from marginalized backgrounds.
- To establish a profitable public limited company with equity participation by the women.
- To offer an eco-friendly option to address the problem of growing emission in the city.
STYLE & DESIGNING
Designed by Ayush Kasliwal, the compact and comfortable e-rickshaws are styled on the lines of Royal buggy. And have been modified to add a collapsible canopy and ergonomically designed seats. It provides mechanical improvement for greater safety and also offer a locker for safe keeping of the belongings of the clients. The Rickshaw is well equipped with a mobile charging point, water bottle/ newspaper holder, city maps and so on.
An app, IVRS, marked routes will be the added advantage available to the clients. But more importantly, it creates a secure system of operation for women drivers.
The e-rickshaws will be running on pre-marked tours. The details of which will be provided before beginning the journey. One can choose between the curated tours, all ranging between 3-4 hours. The routes can be customized upon request.
Sounds Interesting? Book a tour right now, as all the bookings have to be made 24 hours in advance.
Contact- +91 8233406070 / 7357953705/ 9711114232.
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