34 women complete drivers' training program in Indore

34 women complete drivers' training program in Indore

The program was initiated by the Regional Transport Office. 4 women each were also given Rs 25,000 to buy an E-Rickshaw and become self-employed.

Under the ‘Atma Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh’ program conducted by Regional Transport Officer with support of Industrial Training Institute, Nanda Nagar, a batch of 34 women have completed their drivers training program in Indore. Along with this, four women also received Rs. 25,000 each to buy an e-rickshaw and become self-employed.

Earlier, a grant of rupees Rs. 3.75 lakh was also allotted to a group of 15 women.

7 Successful training programs conducted by RTO

As per reports, this was the 7th driver’s training program conducted by Regional Transport Office. So far, around 259 women have be trained and educated by this facility. A certificate of program completion was also distributed to the trained drivers on January 6, 2023!

We have trained as many as 259 women in seven batches in last few months. We are continuously running the training programme to empower the women and to make them self employed by developing driving skills in them
Archana Mishra, Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO), India

This is a unique step employed by the authorites to empower women and train them to economically support themselves. Trained women drivers are being employed by various institutions including Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) and some private companies.

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