Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation to train self-defence to women staff

Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) to conduct self-defence training for its women staff. The practical training will include karate, judo, martial arts. Apart from self defence they will also be imparted gender sensitization, self-assertiveness, legal knowledge, counselling skills and public speaking. "We face difficulty dealing with some passengers. After receiving this training, we will learn how to safeguard ourselves. It is a good move by the state government," said a BMTC employee.