By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: With International Women’s Day around the corner, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport – marked the occasion by celebrating its women firefighters.
Speaking about the challenging task, firefighter Priyadarshini B emphasised that while the field has always been male-dominated, the training provided to them was on equal grounds.
“Everyone says women are not the right fit for this job but we took it as a challenge and aimed to achieve success instead.
My family was convinced that it is a field role, which is quite unique and motivated me to achieve my goal.
“Training and practising is a part of everyday life for a firefighter especially at an airport and we do various drills to be prepared for emergencies.
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