Odisha to connect with nation-wide emergency number 112
IN - Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs has asked all the State Governments and Union Territories to sign MoU with it carry out the programme.
India - The Odisha Government would soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Home Affairs to implement the Nationwide Emergency Response System (NERS) under Nirbhaya scheme.
NERS is a unique and single emergency response number (112) which can be used in any emergency, especially by women in distress. NERS would ensure in integrating services, including police, fire and ambulance. At present different phone numbers like 100,102 and 103 are being used to call police, fire and ambulance services, respectively.