Panic Button

Panic Button

Panic Buttons for women in distress are being installed in all mobile phones. This button enables women to send out a distress signal to a family member or the police authorities. All new phones will have the facility of Panic Button configured to the numeric key 5 or 9, and all smart phones will have it configured to three times short pressing of the on-off button w.e.f. 01.01.2017. Further, all new mobile phones will be required to have the facility of identifying the location through satellite based GPS w.e.f. 01.01.2018.

 

 

For more details, please contact Ministry of Women & Child Development