The Western India Automobile Association (WIAA) will be hosting its annual Women’s Rally to the Valley on April 7, 2019. Like every year, the rally will have participants drive from Mumbai to Aamby Valley City, near Lonavala.
The fifth edition of the rally is touted to be the biggest yet, with over 600 women expected to participate. The FMSCI-approved Rally to the Valley promotes awareness about road safety, with the WIAA training and educating women about the various precautions they need to take while driving.
The Women’s Rally to the Valley will be flagged-off from Omkar 1973 in Worli and pass by various landmarks in the city including Century Bazaar, Siddhi Vinayak, Shivaji Park, Shivsena Bhavan, Dadar Plaza, Dadar T.T, Five Garden, Sion, Eastern Express Highway, Vashi, Belapur before culminating at Aamby Valley City near Pune. A team of celebrities and safety volunteers will be present at key points on the rally route to encourage the participants. The rallyists will return to Mumbai on the same day; and the winners will receive their prizes during the Awards Distribution ceremony held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
On the occasion, Viveck Goenka, President of the WIAA, also commented on the organization of the first International expedition for women drivers. He said, “As the WIAA was entering its centenary year it would organize the first International expedition for women drivers in October from Guwahati. This will also support the cause of women's safety and create awareness amongst people to build a protective society for women.”
Watch this space for further information, as it unravels.
WIAA Women’s Rally to the Valley 2016 video