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State transport dept’s women driver quota has no takers yet


Despite the state’s transport department ensuring that there is 5% women reservation for allowing women to drive auto rickshaw, it is far from reality as out of the 341 women whose names had been selected in the last auto permit lottery in 2014, not one is driving an auto till date. While the aim is to empower women and rise them from economically weaker sections of society and earning their own living.




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