Emergency phone alert service launched in Delhi

Mar 08, 2013, 01:25 IST | Agencies

An emergency alert service helpline number 55100 was launched yesterday to facilitate sending of alerts to family and friends of a caller, a service provider said.

“During an emergency, like sudden car breakdown or any untoward incident, a person can send an alert by typing ‘HELP’ and sending an SMS to 55100.

Thereafter, a recorded voice message and an SMS will be flashed to a pre-defined list of 10 numbers with location details of the person in trouble,” said S Mahajan, CCO, TBM Technologies Pvt Ltd. 

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