Mumtaz M Kazi Asian Woman Train Driver | Indian Railway Train Pilot

Mumtaz M Kazi
Tags: 
AchievementSuccessful womanSuccess

Mumtaz M Kazi is the first Asian woman to drive the diesel train. Though initially discouraged by her father not to join the railways, Mumtaz with her persistent efforts convinced him and with all the encouragement from her family members was able to overcome the obstacles in the male dominated profession and now a successful pilot of the local trains. With a magnificent 25 years’ experience in the railways Mumtaz M Kazi won the Nari Shakti award in 2017.

Childhood of Mumtaz M Kazi:

Mumtaz belonged to the traditional Muslim family. Since childhood she loved the trains. As the family stayed in the railway quarters, Mumtaz was fascinated by the trains. She was greatly inspired by her father Allarakhu Ismail Kathawala a senior employee in the railways, who always narrated the interesting happenings and stories of the motor men. The way they dealt with everyday challenges made her dream of becoming a locomotive driver.

Education of  Mumtaz M Kazi:

She studied in Seth Anandlal Podal high school. After completing her class twelve, she joined a diploma course in medical laboratory from SNDT University, simultaneously she had applied for the motorman training in 1988 and wrote a written test in 1989, attended the interviews, which she cleared all with high marks including the medical fitness test . She was the only woman in the 50 men group and got selected. She started her driving career at the age of 20, as a diesel locomotive assistant driver and has since driven various kinds of trains. She now drives through the India’s too congested railway route like the ChhatrapatiShivaji Maharaj Terminous-Thane Section.

Mumtaz M Kazi Career:

Though she had faced lot of issues initially but she overcame them successfully. She  performed the most difficult jobs such as Shunting and coupling which were earlier thought to be done by men only. She proudly says that women are equally good as men and that she had successfully completed the tasks given to her without shunning away.

She feels that a successful locomotive driver should have a sound technical knowledge, alertness, presence of mind, judging and assessing abilities along with the good physical strength and the hard work. Though she started her career with the salary of Rs.3500, today she earns perks equal to her male colleagues. Her husband Maqsood Kazi an electrical engineer has always supported her and they have two children daughter Faleen and son Tausif. Every day she starts her journey with a prayer to guide her through the day. She feels happy and lucky enough to have good supportive colleagues who always encouraged her without any gender bias.

Mumtaz M Kazi

Mumtaz M Kazi Achievements :

  • She won the Limca Book of world records in 1995 as a first woman locomotive driver.
  • She won the Railways General Manager award in 2015.
  • She won the Nari Shakti award from the President Dr. Pranab Mukherjee for her commitment and services to the Indian railways.

Mumtaz M Kazi

Best Quotation: To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

                                                                                           -Sugar Ray Robinson

She urges all women to overcome their emotions and look for the solution to a problem instead of silently suffering. She also has called upon all parents to encourage the children study well irrespective of their gender and inculcate good moral values.

Mumtaz has inspired many people and has won several awards and honours for her service to the Indian railways.

Other women Train Pilots:

  1. Surekha Yadav:

Surekha Yadav is first train pilot women in the Indian Railways in India. Surekha Yadav was born on 2 September 1965 in Satara, Maharashtra. Surekha Yadav’s mother is Sonabai and her father is Ram Chandra Bhosale. Surekha Yadav completed Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Government Polytechnic college, Maharashtra.

Mumtaz M Kazi

Achievements:

  • Surekha Yadav got Jijau Puraskar award in 1998.
  • SurekhaYadav won Women Achievers award in 2001.
  • She has won Rashtriya Mahila Aayog, Delhi in 2001.
  • SurekhaYadav won prernapuraskar in 2005.
  • She got RWCC best women award of year in 2013.
  1. Lakshmi Lakra:

Lakshimi Lakra has 27 years old, Lakshmi Lakrahailing from Dela Dolly Kokar village, Jharkhand. She completed Diploma in Electrical Engineering. Lakshmi Lakra is first woman train pilot in Northern Railways. Now Lakshmi Lakra is driving goods trains and light engines in the Delhi circle.

  1. Samata Kumari:

Samata Kumari has 22 years old, Samata Kumari hailing from Patna, Bihar. Samata Kumari is first woman of Lucknow division and country’s fifth women train pilot. She is driving Gonda Passenger. Samata Kumari got selected by RRB (Railway Requirement Board) Gorakhpur in Jan 2010.

  1. Sathyavathi:

Sathyavathi is the first woman locopilot for South Central Railways. Sathyavathi joined in 1999 as Assistant loco pilot in Bangalore. Now Sathyvathi is presently driving MMTS (Multiple Model Transportation System) train in Hyderabad  and its suburbs.

Author: 
Unknown

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
1 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.

Recent Articles

Get Inspire

Inspire Tags

Hope (1)Jack Ma (1)George Bernard Shaw (1)Sundeep Kochar (1)Anthong Foxx (1)Rick Pitino (1)Madonna Ciccone (1)Erykah Badu (1)Bernard Baruch (1)Business quotes (1)Miracle Man (1)Margaret Heffernan (1)Best Overseas Education consultants in UAE (1)Toy Testing (1)Angela Ruggiero (1)Jacky Ickx (1)Lou Rawls (1)Jobs (1)Walt Disney (1)William Morris (1)James Humes (1)Never give up (2)Team work quotes (1)Thomas Carlyle (1)Tracy Morgan (1)Leonard Cohen (1)Henry J. Kaiser (1)Healthy and fitness blogs (1)Faith quotes (1)IVF (2)Vincent Nichols (1)Pallam Raju (1)Humanity (1)Voltaire (1)Amphibious building style (1)Poetry (1)Hunter S. Thompson (1)Never Give Up Quotes (1)Paul J.Meyer (1)Do the work (1)Quotations On Memorial Day (1)Dalai Lama (1)Liz Murray (1)Successful woman (1)Albert Einstein (1)Helen Keller (1)Abdul Kalam Quotations (1)Immigration Quotes (1)Passion Quotes (1)Amy Schumer (1)Kumar Mangalam Birla (1)Mother Theresa (1)Mikaela Shiffrin (1)Invention (1)Thomas Edison (1)dream quotes (1)Narendra Modi (1)Valentine Day (1)Sean Swarner Everest Climber (1)Jean Paul Friedrich (1)Clare Boothe Luce (1)Leadership (1)Alexander Solshenitsen (1)Family Quotes (1)team work (1)Quotes (1)Og Mandino (1)inspirational quotes (1)Health (3)Paul Mellon (1)Lee Atwater (1)Marty Rubin (1)Success quotations (1)D.H. Lawrence (1)James Whitcomb Riley (1)Siri Hustvedt (1)Daniel Goleman (1)Healthy lifestyle blog (1)Dr T.P.Chia (1)Team Building Quotes (1)Diet food recipes (1)Conan O Brien (1)Friendship Quotes (1)Shari Arison (1)trade show (1)Emma Thompson (1)Success (10)Salman F Rahman (1)Scientists (1)Daniel H.Pink (1)Rudyard Kipling (1)Mahatma Gandhi Quotes (1)Orison Swett Marden (1)Intelligence Quotes (1)Dr Gautam Allahbadia Mumbai (12)online mock test for neet (1)J.K. Rowling (1)Goal Setting Quotes (1)Self-Discipline Quotes (1)Soft skills (1)Wilfred Peterson (1)Experience Quotes (1)Karin Slaughter (1)Suzy Kassem (1)Brain Tracy (1)Richard Branson (1)Romance (1)Aristotle (1)Patriotism (1)Brene Brown (1)James Cash Penney (1)Vision Quotes (1)Creativity (3)Shiv Khera (1)Peter drucker (1)Hard Work Quotes (1)Yogi Berra (1)Knowledge Quotes (1)Rick Steves (1)Ernest Hemingway (1)Maya Angelou (1)Mark Frauenfelder (1)Judy Blume (1)Real estate (1)Change Quotes (1)Behaviour (1)Nobel Prizes (1)Motivational Quotes (4)design (2)Shannon L. Alder (1)Barack Obama (1)Persistence Quotes (1)Chance Quotes (1)Mother Quotes (1)Inventors killed (1)Patrick Henry Hughes (1)Aesop (1)Ronald Ross (1)Naveen Jain (1)Jim Rohn (1)Mireille Guiliano (1)Jessica cox (1)Arthur C. Clarke (1)study mbbs abroad (1)Leadership Quotes (1)Tom Peters (1)Great Quotes (1)Calvin Coolidge (1)Groucho Marx (1)Ferdinand Marcos (1)Charles Lamb (1)Vince Lombardi (1)Memorial Day (1)Attitude Quotes (1)Earl Wilson (1)Marya Mannes (1)B. F. Skinner (1)Harry Stack Sullivan (1)Self driving car in Bangalore (1)Vera Nazarian (1)Brian Greene (1)Failure Management (1)Abraham Lincoln (1)Peggy Fleming (1)Inspiration (3)Julie Andrews (1)Mark Twain (1)Mark Pocan (1)Julia Gillard (1)Larry Bird (1)Innovation (1)exhibition (2)Construction (1)Parents (1)Martin Luther King Jr (1)Health quotes (1)New Year (1)Orson Scott Card (1)Yuval Noah Harari (1)Poorna Malavath (1)Jamie Oliver (1)Inspirational story (1)Anita Roddick (1)Analytical Testing Lab (1)Freddie Highmore (1)Courage Quotes (1)Parents day Quotes (1)neet mock test (1)Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1)Micky Ward (1)Celebrity astrologer in india (1)Rabindranath Tagore (1)Conrad burns (1)Louis Pasteur (1)Hilarie Burton (1)Marvin Bower (1)Farmer (1)H.Jackson Brown (1)William Makepeace Tahckeray (1)Positive Thinking (1)Dalmia Family (1)C. JoyBell C Biography (1)Better building construction (1)Quotes on Teenage (1)Quotes On Travel (1)Apple CEO (1)stall (1)John D. Rockefeller (1)Paul Watson (1)Howard Schultz (1)Steve Jobs (1)Hard work (3)Religion Quotes (1)Marcus Tullius Cicero (1)Virginia Postrel (1)Nature Quotes (1)Julius Erving (1)James Altucher (1)Travis Bradberry (1)Stephen Covey (1)Alibaba Founder (1)Business person (1)Teachers’ Day Quotes (1)Integrity Quotes (1)Laws of life (1)Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1)john dewey (1)Adam Grant (1)C.S. Lewis (1)Alan Greenspan (1)team management (1)Sania Mirza (1)Brian Acton (1)Conrad Hilton (1)Curtis Carlson (1)Harriet Beecher Stowe (1)Laurence J. Peter (1)Successful people (1)Quotations on Patriotism (1)Eric Ripert (1)Drake (1)education (1)Michelle Obama (1)Andre Gide (1)Top 10 Indian CEO’s (1)Punctuality (1)Truth (1)Scilla Elworthy (1)democritus (1)Sympathy (1)Most Inspirational Quotes (1)education quotes (1)Epictetus (1)Albert Schweitzer (1)Women Quotes (1)Alex Morritt (1)Best astrologer in India (1)Damian Woetzel (1)Inspire (2)Thad Cochran (1)neet practice papers (1)Marathon Racer (1)Bobby Scott (1)abroad education consultants (1)Quotations on money (1)New Year's Quotations (1)Vincent Van Gogh (1)Love Quotes (1)Amit Kalantri (1)Randy Pausch (1)Time management (2)Wisdom Quotes (1)Running (2)Steven Wright (1)Hope quotations (1)Mahatma Gandhi (1)Criss Angel (1)results (1)Shaun White (1)Monique Murphy (1)Bill Clinton (1)Sports Inspiration (1)Quotes on Sympathy (1)Service (1)Dr Gautam Allahbadia (12)Angela Merkel (1)Yehuda Berg (1)Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (1)Andrew Carnegie (1)Steven Pressfield (1)Sydney J. Harris (1)Spiritual Leader (1)John Dryden (1)Indian Film Actor (1)Oliver Sacks (1)Hope Quotes (1)C.G. Jung (1)Isak Dinesen (1)Emotional Quotes (1)Earl Nightingale (1)M.Scott Peck (1)Robert Collier (1)Failure quotes (1)Darell Hammond (1)Christiane Northrup (1)Communication Quotes (1)Young Jeezy (1)neet online mock test (1)Alexander Graham Bell (1)Sanjay Dalmia (1)Gerald Chertavian (1)Jane Addams (1)Entrepreneur (1)John F. Kennedy (1)Henry Wheeler Shaw (1)Mary Kay Ash (1)Endometriosis (1)Sports Quotes (1)Appreciation Quotations (1)Fathers day quotes (1)Fitness Quotes (1)M.J.Ryan (1)Punctuality skills (1)Benjamin Disraeli (1)A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (1)Quotations on Stregnth (1)John Quincy Adams (1)God Quotes (1)Poem (1)William Butler Yeats (1)Marathon (1)chapter wise questions for neet (1)Quotations on Romance (1)Oscar Wilde (1)NRI Privilege Health Card (1)David Levithan (1)Dalmia Health (1)Jacob A. Riis (1)neet mock test papers (1)Mary Anne Radmacher (1)Marriage Quotes (1)Matt Cartwright (1)Games (1)Life Quotes (1)King Solomon (1)Benjamin Franklin (1)Tom Freston (1)Harvey Mackay (1)Jeff Hawkins (1)Funny Quotes (1)encouragement quotes (1)No idling (1)Strength (1)James Heckman (1)Inventors (1)Do it (3)Swami Vivekananda (2)Steve Jobs Quotes (1)Sophie Swetchine (1)Richard Carlson (1)Music Quotes (1)Relationship quotes (1)Miguel de Cervantes (1)Positive Thinking Quotes (1)Time management skills (1)Dave Ramsey (1)Nick Vujicic (1)Joe Morgan (1)William Feather (1)Team Management Quotes (1)Safety (1)Lou Holtz (1)George Horace lorimer (1)Spirituality Quotes (1)Andrew Shue (1)Bill Gates (1)Ludwig van Beethoven (1)Peace Quotes (1)Nelson Mandela (1)neet questions chapter wise (1)plato (1)Kofi Annan (1)assisted reproduction (1)Money (1)Jon Oringer (1)Honesty Quotes (1)Gautama Buddha (1)Sudha Chandran (1)Robert Breault (1)Healthcare (4)Douglas Adams (1)Self Driving Car (1)Kamal Hassan (1)Humor Quotes (1)Satchel Paige (1)AMRI Hospitals (1)Glenn Greenwald (1)Indian Successful CEOs (1)Erma Bombeck (1)Bertrand Russell (1)Quotes on Truth (1)Tommy Lasorda (1)neet question papers with answers (1)Quotations on Valentine Day (1)VIDEO (1)Oprah Winfrey (1)Bangladesh (1)Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1)Marc Benioff (1)Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1)Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1)Henry Ford (1)IVF Specialist in Mumbai (7)Melody Beattie (1)William Arthur Ward (1)Learning Quotes (1)Building (1)Hermann Hesse (1)Women (1)Dale Carnegie (1)Robert De Niro (1)Rod Blagojevich (1)Legal Quotes (1)Gilbert K. Chesterton (1)Joseph Addison (1)Tony Robbins (1)Robert Gately (1)John Powell (1)Stephen King (1)concrete building (1)Norman Douglas (1)neet question bank (1)Failure Management quotes (1)Dalmia Group (1)Jean Chatzky (1)Achievement (4)Winston S. Churchill (1)Management quotes (1)W. C. Fields (1)earth-quake resistant (1)Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1)Commitment quotes (1)Leo Rosten (1)Charles Dickens (1)Happiness quotes (1)Leo Buscaglia (1)