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Wed 30 Dec 2015, 21:18:18

Mobile Firms Agree to start  Mandatory Panic Button for Women:  Mandatory regulations in this regard will be issued by the Department of Telecommunications soon,



m:val="centerGroup"/> Maneka Gandhi said. If a woman feels she is in trouble, the only thing she has to do is press that button and it will immediately send a message to the police," the mobile phone companies are working on technological solution for existing as well as future mobile phones.the minister explained. Gandhi said while the new handsets will come with inbuilt buttons, the customers will be able to upgrade their existing phones at dedicated centres. We have asked the companies to built at least 10,000 centres across the country to facilitate mobile phone users in upgrading their phones and adding the button," she said. Apart from this, the other measures being taken by the ministry for women safety include launching of a National Women Helpline number that will be common throughout the country to provide assistance to women in distress.

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