Pink Auto service launched in Bongaigaon

Bongaigaon, January 17: Pink auto rickshaw service was launched today in Bongaigaon. The rickshaws shall be driven by women and cater to women passenger along with their kids. A total of 13 auto rickshaws shall ply on the streets, which shall be a source of income for the women drivers as well as a safety measure for women passengers.

Image source: The Sentinel

It must be noted that Bongaigaon Refinery has donated 10 auto rickshaws. Keys of the rickshaws were handed over to the lady drivers today in an event organised by the Bongaigaon Municipal Board, under the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NULM).

Image source: The Sentinel

The lady drivers have been trained at the Dispur Motor Driving School in a two month long training period.

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