Ola factory in Tamil Nady to be run entirely by women

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Gender inequality in the workforce has always remain an issue in many countries, including India though the condition is gradually improving. In Tamil Nadu, Ola’s FutureFactory is going to set a milestone and will definitely encourage other to do so too. The new FutureFactory by Ola will be an electric vehicle production factory and will run entirely by women. It will also be World’s largest all-women factory as well as an all-women automotive production factory. Ola has decided to make their workplace more inclusive, this factory is one the first in the series of the initiative. This initiative will help establish and encourage other commercial companies too to allow more equality in workplace. Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO of Ola, shared his thoughts via a tweet which read: Aatmanirbhar Bharat requires Aatmanirbhar women! Proud to share that the Ola Futurefactory will be run ENTIRELY by women, 10,000+ at full scale! It’ll be the largest all-women factory in the world!!”. The manufacturing sector in India is one the sector with highest gender disparity, with only 12% women as employees. To out-compete China and establish itself as a global manufacturing hub, India still needs to tap potential of Indian women. India is home to 660 million women which constitutes of 48% of the population, more gender inclusiveness will also boost the manufacturing potential of the country. Ola’ FutureFactory in Tamil Nadu will also be the world’s most largest and sustainable two-wheeler production facility. The company has aimed to produce their Ols S and Ola S Pro electric scooters from the factory at a full capacity of 10 million units a year.

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