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Himmat Android app launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh for women's safety in Delhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched a mobile-phone based application Thursday for the safety of women in the capital.

  • Published: January 1, 2015 2:23 PM IST
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched a mobile-phone based application Thursday for the safety of women in the capital. Also Read - Delhi Police release women safety app 'Himmat' for iPhone users

The app – Himmat – is an initiative of Delhi Police. It will allow smartphone users to call the police control room and also trigger a 30-second audio and video recording at the press of the phone’s power button. Police said Himmat will help users contact police in the quickest possible time in an emergency. Also Read - Experts panel on cyber security to submit report in 3 months: Rajnath Singh

The user will be asked to feed five emergency contact numbers of friends or relatives into the app’s data base. When an SOS call is made, a message will be automatically sent to these five numbers. “In this way, not only police, but the user’s relatives and friends too will be able to come to her rescue,” an officer said. Also Read - Ban or no ban, Uber's pay-partner Paytm assures that your money is safe

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  • Published Date: January 1, 2015 2:23 PM IST



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