The Emergency Response Support System (ERSS-112) was launched by Minister of … 112 is a part of the GSM standard and all GSM-compatible telephone handsets are able to dial 112 even when locked or, in some countries, with no SIM card present. 112 emergency helpline has another unique feature: For smartphones: In any emergency situation, you need to press the power button three times quickly on your smartphones to activate a panic call to the Emergency Response Centre (ERC). 911 in North America, 999 in Great Britain and Hong Kong, and 000 in Australia). The new number will eventually replace all other emergency numbers. Talking about the women personnel manning the phones of the emergency helpline number 112, the ADG said necessary infrastructure has been provided to them to work from home. According to police, the boy had sent the threat by WhatsApp on the state’s Dial 112 helpline number. “This practice of having one emergency number is prevalent abroad. 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The telecom operator transmits the location information to the emergency centre. The European Commission decided that EGEA would not be renewed for the year 2014. That is why the Commission decided to act at European level and set up the Expert Group on Emergency Access (EGEA) at the end of 2005. There is no need to remember multiple helpline numbers. If you require emergency assistance from Police, Fire or Health departments or from any other services, you may: It is an integration of police (100), fire (101) and women (1090) helpline numbers. Rajnath Singh said -- "The helpline number … The dial 100 helpline' was started by the previous Akhilesh Yadav-led government, but the service was upgraded by the present state government led by Yogi Adityanath. It is also the common emergency number in nearly all member states of the European Union as well as several other countries of Europe and the world. On Republic Day next year, … Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) is a Pan-India single number (112) based emergency response system for citizens in emergencies.Each States/Union Territory is required to designate a dedicated Emergency Response Centre (ERC) to handle emergency requests. On the ERSS website, you can either send an emergency email or send an SOS alert to the Emergency Report Centre (ERC). In some countries, calls to 112 are not connected directly but forwarded by the GSM network to local emergency numbers (e.g. 112 will be an all-in-one emergency toll-free helpline similar to 911 in the United States. They chose 11 February since the date includes the telephone number (11/2). 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