Bhubaneswar, Mar 19 (IANS): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a unified emergency helpline quantity ‘112’ to supply emergency providers to public.
Dedicating the system, the Chief Minister mentioned that any more, individuals will dial solely a single quantity 112 for all their emergency wants associated to police, fireplace service, well being, catastrophe and every other emergency in occasions of misery.
Patnaik mentioned that this Emergency Response Help System (ERSS) can be very useful for all, particularly girls and aged individuals.
The Chief Minister additionally inaugurated the state-of-the-art State Emergency Response Centre and flagged off the Emergency Response Autos fitted with Cell Information Terminals.
The state authorities has allotted Rs 157.12 crore and 2500 posts for this venture.
With the introduction of this new response system, the prevailing emergency numbers like Police 100, Fireplace 101, and Ambulance 108-102 can be built-in into the unified toll free quantity 112 in a phased method.
Expressing happiness over the brand new system, the Chief Minister mentioned that it’ll present a round the clock service with a facility of receiving inputs from varied voice and information providers comparable to voice calls, SMS, emails, panic-SOS requests and even net requests via a specifically created 112 India App.
The Chief Minister mentioned that the Emergency Response Centre has been digitally linked to 34 District Coordination Centres at district degree and suitably situated Emergency Response Autos.AA
AThe Chief Minister appealed the individuals to obtain 112 India Cell App and register themselves as 112 Volunteers to assist others of their locality throughout any misery.
Talking on the event, Minister of State for House Dibya Shankar Mishra expressed happiness over the introduction of a single emergency quantity that may now assist individuals as a substitute of a number of emergency numbers.
He described the initiatives taken by the state police below the steerage of the Chief Minister for security and safety of girls, youngsters and senior residents.
Beneath the brand new system, a caller can even be capable to ship misery alerts by urgent the ability button on a Sensible Cellphone thrice in fast succession or by an extended press key on a characteristic cellphone to activate a panic name.
One can even be capable to go browsing to the State ERSS web site (www.or.erss.in ) and place an SOS request, E-mail or SOS alert to the SERC.
The 112 India Cell App can even allow in activating a panic name.