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Pink City Rickshaw Company is a new venture in Jaipur to empower women from unprivileged backgrounds to drive e-rickshaws across the city and contribute to their development.
What Is It?
Bringing in a new initiative to the urban space is the Pink City Rickshaw Company. This venture has 200 smart, well-trained and enthusiastic women that come from low income areas of Jaipur riding a one-of-a-kind eco-friendly e-rickshaw. The main aim of this venture is to empower women and enhance the habits of making Jaipur an environment friendly city. These women drivers are not just employees of the company, but they will be looked at as future owners.
What’s In It?
This venture offers a custom design and attractive look for every e-rickshaw. The rickshaws will be available for all tourists so they can experience the charm of the city. The rickshaws have been designed in a way that the canopy of it can be collapsed and the seats are ergonomically good to provide mechanical support for safety and comfort of the passengers. Machinery like navigational apps, mobile charging points, locker to keep belongings, and bottled water stands are present inside the e-rickshaw.
The female riders will be trained in social skills, and operational management. They act as tour leaders for all tourists that wish to ride with e-rickshaws. The rickshaws will be running on pre-marked tours and they can be curated as per the wish of the clients but it will usually lie between 3 to 4 hours.
This is the first in the city service in Jaipur and is garnering a lot of attention from various tourists across the country. It is a noble initiative to reduce pollution and empower the women of the country hence the tourists are keen to experience this new service.
There are pre-curated tours for people who would love to visit Jaipur city. 4 types of tours – The Pink City Heritage Tour, The Culture Gully, The Shop & Hop, The Wake Up With Jaipur tour.
Contact: +91 8233406070 / 7357953705/ 9711114232
Approx cost: ₹1000 onwards
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