Single emergency helpline number '112' to be launched in 16 states, UTs today

Sixteen states and Union territories will Tuesday join a pan-India network of the single emergency helpline number '112' on which immediate assistance can be sought by people, the Home Ministry said Monday. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will launch various initiatives for women safety in New Delhi on Tuesday. These include the launch of the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) in 16 states and UTs and Mumbai city; the Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and the safe city implementation monitoring portal.

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