Matoshree Women Savings Group Federation and Maharashtra Autorickshaw Chalak Sena initiated a new project for the women.
On the eve of Gudi Padwa, the city will see women auto drivers in action. The women drivers include graduates and post-graduates in arts and commerce streams.
The permits were handed over by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s wife Rashmi Thackeray in Mulund. “I am very thrilled to get the permit,” Vikhroli resident Hemangi Bendre, a post-graduate in commerce stream. State Transport Minister Diwakar Raote was also present to encourage the women for the new innings.