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NHAIs Initiative towards Gender Equality A large amount of progress has been made over the last few decades in increasing women workforce to narrow gender gaps in wages and also promote gender equality in the country. While millions of women have become successful entrepreneurs, but still few remain underrepresented in the world’s boardrooms and key decision-making posts. This is due to women’s socioeconomic disadvantages caused by gender-based discrimination. The Government and National Highways Authority of India are striving hard to eliminate all those barriers in a phased manner. Women often have less access to productive resources, education, and skills development and opportunities compared to men in our Indian society. But the recent initiatives by government and NHAI in this regard will bring a significant change in the workforce, market opportunities and contribution of women in India. The Indian government is leaving no stone unturned to improve the situation and empower the women at an unparalleled rate. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, in a statement, revealed an innovative initiative to boost women empowerment. NHAI will set an example for women empowerment, by deploying all-women toll staff from International Women’s Day. The national body has also decided that a day shift on at least one toll plaza close to a city area in every state and union territory is to be managed by all women toll officers from March 8. The Regional Officers will execute the tasks and they have been instructed in this regard. If the initiative turns out to be successful, it will be implemented across all toll plazas under operation by NHAI within the coming three months. This initiative will further augment the ongoing efforts of government in this regard. It also signifies their part of the contribution to women empowerment. This all-women staff toll plaza initiative is an innovative step towards ensuring gender equality in the organization and the same is going to improve the notion of women across the country.

NHAIs Initiative towards Gender Equality  

On the account of Women’s day, NHAI has decided to deploy all-women staff for at least one toll plaza in every state (near cities) to contri...

NHAIs Initiative towards Gender Equality  

On the account of Women’s day, NHAI has decided to deploy all-women staff for at least one toll plaza in every state (near cities) to contri...

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