Arab Women take the reins with the new Taxi Apps

Taxi Solution for women

Women have been the drivers for the lives of everyone around them. As mothers, wives, sisters or daughters, women make way for our lives to be comfortable. Being a great nation, Vision 2030 enables women drive cars and handle taxi apps like Uber to establish own business.

The Royal Decree states, June 2018 will see a lift on the ban previously imposed on women drivers. More than 1000 women have enrolled and registered themselves in taxi apps like Uber to take control of their lives.  Many such taxi app development companies have begun setting centers to allow women to register and train in order to associate and take business forward.  

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What is Saudi Arabia’s vision 2030?

Oil has been the root wealth and business plan for Saudi Arabia for quite some time. But the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has a great futuristic post oil scenario all set up and planned. The ultimate objective is women be empowered in domains of professional guild to ascertain the nation see growth and development.

As of the beginning of the year, more than hundred thousand women have enrolled for roles in immigration and passport development sectors.

Why is there an expected rise in the demand for the transportation sector?

It all boils down to the digital wave. With e-commerce websites flooding marketplaces and monetary value of $95 billion expected to double in years, it is not wrong to say, service industry and logistic and transport sector witnessing high demand.

This itself will give Saudi women a tremendous number of opportunities without the requirement of express consent by a male. The Ministry spokesperson, Mr. Abdul Rahman Al-Hussein commented that women will not have to wait for permission from a guardian. Now, women will be authorized to start their own business.

The #No_Need Campaign

Taysir started the #No_Need campaign aspiring to counsel and offer guidance to women regarding necessary procedures for starting a new business.

It shows women how they can avoid visiting a notary and handle the entire procedure of business documentation electronically.

The system prevalent earlier made it mandatory for women to give a “proof of permission” from male guardian. This was also known as “guardianship system”.

Any work that involved government papers, enrolling in classes or even travel would require this proof of permission.  With a change in motion, women in Saudi Arabia will contribute hugely to private sectors turning in to entrepreneurs. This shall change the shape of cultural context as well.

Taxi apps for women entrepreneurs

Taxi apps are the best solution to the budding entrepreneurial streak in the women. It offers a solution that requires little or no effort and reaps huge benefits. Such apps primarily need onetime investments thereafter, every time a user uses app for taxi booking, the owner makes money.

Such simple apps promising a better world and empowering more and more women is what technology aims at. Apps can shape future and make better world by giving the power to do more with the least effort.

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