“She Shuttle” is the new Bus service started in Hyderabad only for women employees. Hyderabad is a good place for women employees till the last incident happened in the IT corridor. After that, Telangana Govt. is trying their level best to increase the security for women employees and provide them enough support to travel during odd time.
Society of Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC), and Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao in the presence of Transport Minister Mahender Reddy, at Madhapur in Hyderabad on Monday has launched this bus service. This bus service will provide a dedicated service to help women employees to reach their home during 8 AM to 10 PM. So far there will be no charges applied on those those shuttles.
Hyderabad is growing in IT employees. Among 3.5 lakh IT employees, 1/3rd are women and mostly travel to Madhapur, Gachibowli area from various parts of the city. Cyberabad police is taking extra cautions to make sure their security, but still such a bus service will really help women to communicate safely.
So far only 1 bus has been introduced in this route, but very soon 3 more buses are going to join also. There will be GPS tracking system enabled, so that police can track the exact location of the bus all the time.
So far the cost of this initiative has been around 40 lakh. This initiative is sponsored by DLF IT Park and Ascendas IT Park, two major IT park in Hi-tech city area. Hopefully more companies will join this initiative and make this service worth for women employees.