The mobile app launched to promote women’s safety in Punjab is called the Punjab Police Women Safety App. It was developed by the Punjab Police and powered by the IT infrastructure of the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA). The app is designed to provide women with easy access to emergency services, safety information, and location-based safety features.
Key features of the Punjab Police Women Safety App include:
- SOS (Panic) button: When pressed, it immediately sends an alert to the nearest police station and shares the user’s location.
- Emergency helpline: One-tap access to Punjab Police Emergency Helpline 15, Rescue 1122, Highway Police, and Motorway Police.
- Location-based safety: Allows users to check the safety of a particular location based on crowd-sourced feedback.
- Live chat facility: Provides real-time communication with police personnel for assistance or reporting incidents.
- Access to legal information: Provides women with information on their rights and laws related to women’s safety.
- Safety awareness material: Offers educational resources and tips on staying safe in various situations.
The Punjab Police Women Safety App is a valuable tool for enhancing women’s safety in Punjab. It empowers women to take proactive measures to protect themselves and provides them with immediate assistance in case of emergencies.