Over 2000 women and senior citizens availed this service in 4 days
NewZNew (New Delhi) : 21st April. The free e-Rrikshaw rides to women and senior citizens at 4 Metro station of north Delhi is getting huge response. In last 4 days over 2000 women and senior citizen have availed this service to go their homes, nearest shopping mall and hospitals etc.
The scheme which was kick starred by leading Electric Vehicle Player Lohia Auto Industries exclusively for women and girls in the city during 15 days Even Odd days have extended it to senior citizens as well.
The service is aimed at encouraging women to leave their cars at home and contribute their share in bringing pollution down for at least 15 days. Even, the rest of women who use public transport will also find it convenient for a hassle free last mile connectivity to reach out to nearest metro station or home. The complimentary e-Riksha service will be an easy mode of commuting rather to wait for feeder buses and autos are already jam packed and during these 15 days.
The service is available at North Delhi’s most crowded metro stations including Rithala, Rohini East, Rohini West & Pitampura to provide last mile connectivity to women & Girls absolutely free. Routes have chosen on the basis of area which is the corners of Delhi and frequented more by women. The step had been taken because a large number of women use public transport for going to work, educational institutions and other places daily from Rithala, Rohini & Pitampura.
Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Ayush Lohia CEO Lohia Auto Industries Ltd said, “Lohia Auto is working towards better transportation that is transformational and sustainable. We are using leading edge innovation to provide last mile connectivity that is smooth, convenient; Lohia is connecting people to places in a eco friendly manner.”
“During these 15 days odd even days its really a herculean task to reach quickly at metro station and board metro or after getting from bus and metro one need to look for an auto our other modes, then bargaining and you need to settle at whatever price they will ask. Keeping in mind the Monday as 1st working day of Odd-Even Scheme, the situation will be even worse , hence service like Lohia eRikshaw will be a great help for women.” He added