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March 7th, 2014
Women Surveyors in India Make Inroads in a Male-dominated Profession

Varsha Bhoite and five colleagues — among 500 female land surveyors recruited in the past year by the state government — have broken into a largely male bastion, by appraising 8.65 hectares of land in Haveli Taluka. This is the first time that any female surveyors have started fieldwork since being recruited. However, it is not a stress-free process for these six women, who have to travel to Phulgaon every day, which is nearly 50 kilometres from the city. Read More