From TV channels to chauffeurs an internet-based career portals to femaleonly vacation packages, entrepreneurs offer a range of services exclusively for the women of the city.
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seeks on entertainment channels. The discussion will be between actoranchor Mini Mathur, Tannishtha Chatterjee who's popular for her performance in Brick Lane, social worker and activist Shaina NC and Punitha Arumugam from Madison Media Group. The channel is expected to have a cool lineup of shows targeted at urban Women. The subjects will include cooking, music and dance among others.
Piya Bose has always been an avid traveller. On a single of her many such trips, the lawyer by profession observed that the number of Indian women seen backpacking and touring alone was much lesser than their foreign counterparts. It had been then that the 28yearold decided to begin a travel club meant exclusively for women called Girls On The Go. "It's not like Indian women not have the money to travel," says Bose, explaining the principle her company works on. "The social set up at times doesn't allow them to achieve this. Also, security is a major concern. So within this Ray Ban Sale Au
club they can travel having a group just as a woman, not really a mother, wife or sister."
And also the response has been overwhelming. Typically one trip is organised every month. While most of their trips have been around the country, they recently expanded their hands. "We traveled to Egypt, Turkey and Bhutan recently, and now plan to go to Greece next," says Bose. The price for each trip differs as per distance, duration and destination, but to provide an idea of what it is, she adds, "A weekend visit to a place in the country would cost around Rs 12,000. We don't compromise too much on accommodation, Ray Ban Aviators Sunglass Hut Australia
but we do not opt for five star hotels either."
After being welcomed with open arms in November 2007, Priyadarshini Taxi Service is still going strong. Owned, run and driven by women, the firstofitskind service was started out by three women. "Now we're a team of 75," says a proud Susiie Shah, who runs the service.
Currently, the service plies only in the airport, but Shah hopes that Air Jordan Retro Canada
with imminent permission from the Government, that will soon change.
The women within the cabs are not only welltrained drivers, but are also adept at handling medical emergencies. "They already went through a training to dispense first-aid to heart patients via CPR as well as bandage minor injuries," says Shah.
Three years into their launch, the pink cabs is visible ferrying passengers around the city. The drivers are confident, skilled in selfdefense techniques and well versed in English communication. They likewise have knowledge of the city for tourists.
The website is a onestop career portal to empower Indian women by facilitating employment and providing them the opportunity to seek advice on workplacerelated issues. More than 5000 jobs happen to be posted on the portal with over 1,000 successes. "Our aim is to inspire and encourage all women to contribute to their family's income, even when they Ray Ban Sale Uk
do not wish to venture out of the homes," says Pullak Mohanty, founder.
Through this initiative, the site provides a common platform where both employers and job seekers can communicate directly and understand one another's needs in order to make workplaces womenfriendly. "In India, the significant women population comprises only 13 percent of the total workforce and that we feel that every company and employer has a moral responsibility to help bridge this gap," says Mohanty.
If you don't mind women driving you around the bend, The Trident at Nariman Point includes a lady chauffeur service to ferry around female travellers. The hotel's fleet of five BMWdriving women between the ages of 25 to 53, is trying to change the perception guests have asia. "Most international travelers are surprised when they find a lady chauffeur waiting for them in a luxury car. And then any hesitation they have melts away in three minutes," says Varun Chibber, rooms division Buy Ray Ban Sunglasses
manager, The Oberoi.
The ladies have undergone a twomonth training period within the technicalities of luxury cars, contact guests, and even offer city tours. Your Air Jordan 6 Retro
accommodation, on its part, has separate restrooms with bunk beds for the female chauffeurs along with a female administrative supervisor. "But they don't get any special treatment. They work on a 24hour basis like their male counterparts," Chibber clarifies.