Government of India has launched Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) for women & child safety. ERSS website www.112.gov.in, PAN India single number 112 & 112 India Mobile App is launched to help citizens in case of emergency. Citizens of India now one can just use any of the above to report emergency related to police, fire, rescue & health. Government has setup Emergency Response Centres (ERC). Whenever an emergency is reported the request goes to the ERC which then acts on the request.
How to report emergency to 112 ERSS?
There are several ways to report emergencies to the ERSS. Citizens can use website or email or make a phone call or even use the 112 mobile app.
|Dial 112:||Just dial 112 from your phone|
|Press Power Button:||Just press power button 3 times quickly to activate panic call|
|Feature Phone:||Long press 5 or 9 key to activate panic call|
|ERSS Website:||Use state ERSS website & place SOS request|
|Email:||Email SOS alert to state ERC|
|112 India Mobile App:||Use the mobile app to report emergency|
The initiative is implemented under the Nirbhaya Fund. The 112 India Mobile App has SHOUT feature. The feature sends alerts to the nearby volunteers for immediate assistance.
- A single emergency response number across India
- A single number can be used to report various emergencies related to police, women & child safety, health & fire etc
- Citizens can use phone, website, email, mobile app to report emergencies
- Quick emergency response vehicles
- Live tracking of emergency response vehicles
- Automatic location identification of the caller
112 India Mobile App:
Citizens can download 112 India Mobile App to be ready for any kind of emergencies. The 112 India Mobile App is available on both iOS & Android platforms. The app has special features for women & children safety called SHOUT. The SHOUT feature alerts the volunteer network nearby for immediate help.
- India 112 Android App: CLICK HERE to download the app from Google Play Store
- India 112 iOS App: CLICK HERE to download app from Apple Play Store