Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Saturday mentioned that the government is planning to introduce panic button in cell phones to improve safety for women and requested all cell phone manufacturers to work out the possibility of such an element. The government is in the perspective that emergency reaction apps can take too long to access in a surge and designing one of the current buttons on mobile for the task that would be much more quickly and easy.
Maneka said, when we requested proposals about what safety measures can the young ladies take to keep themselves safe and escape out of crisis circumstances, we were overflowed with thoughts including wearing specific pieces of jewelry, armlets and rings which had certain SOS message sending components. The mobile phones will have a panic button which will be GPS joined. We are in discussion with telephone manufacturers and the proposal is liable to be executed in couple of months. Taking note of that panic button pressing which will send an SMS to certain numbers that will likewise give information regarding area location.
BJP student wing, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) organized three-day parliament yesterday. Students representing universities across the nation taking part in the eve to examine issues confronted by them and draw the government’s consideration towards the requirement for security and advancement plans for them. The report on issues regarding the discussion result of the three student parliaments will be given over to the ministers as an update.