Bhubaneswar: ‘Hey Deedee’- an all-women instant parcel delivery service will launch its service in Bhubaneswar soon. Bhubaneswar will be the fifth city in the country after Mumbai, Bengaluru, Nagpur, Pune to have women delivering parcel at doorsteps.

Hey Deedee has given a proposal to introduce such facility to the State Government’s Women and Child Development Department during the recently concluded Make in Odisha conclave here.

The department too have also expressed its interest to have such an initiative in Bhubaneswar, said Hey Deedee co-founder and chief executive Revati Roy.

On Wednesday, Roy while participating in the Sectoral Seminar in the Make in Odisha conclave said that a selected group of girls will be given training in the State for the purpose in the first phase.

“Initially, they will be trained to drive two and four wheelers. Then they will be engaged in logistic and parcel delivery services,” said Roy.

Hey Deede is all women instant parcel delivery service. One can book orders through online. Specially trained female parcel delivery executives will get the parcels delivered safely and efficiently at the door steps.

Roy said that the main of launching the service is to empower underprivileged women by skilling them.