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Woman Power Ignited - Geeta Singh, Chhattisgarh

Geeta Singh Chhattisgarh auto rickshaw

All it took was an auto rickshaw for this women to transform her life. Meet Geeta Singh from Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh.

Her alcoholic husband left her with 2 kids to feed but no money. Then Geeta learnt how to ride an auto and purchased one on a loan. In just a year, she bought a car and a laptop for her kids with the earnings. Following Geeta's example, other women also took up the profession.

Gulabi Gang auto rickshaw

Now, it's a fleet of 10 autos that go by the name 'Gulabi Gang'. Working 12 hours a day, they earn around Rs 300 to 800 a day. Though they drew flak for their endeavour from the male auto community. Gulabi Gang is now accepted and appreciated for their effor!