112 Would Be The National Emergency Number in India; 100, 101, 102, 108 To be Phased Out!

Since long, Indians had to memorize a plethora of emergency numbers, based on the situation. Thus, if 100 is the emergency number to contact police, then 101 is for fire emergency, 102 is for health emergency and 108 is for emergency situation related to disasters. Now all these different set of emergency numbers would be phased out, and replaced with 112, which would be the default emergency response number for any situation in India.

TRAI:
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was, thus, established with effect from 20th February 1997 by an Act of Parliament, called the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997, to regulate telecom services, including fixation/revision of tariffs for telecom services which were earlier vested in the Central Government.
Trai Chairman – R.S Sharma 

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In a way, it would replicate what 911 does in USA or 999 does in UK – a single, converged emergency response mechanism for any situation.
It would replicate what 911 does in USA or 999 does in UK – a single, converged emergency response mechanism for any situation.

So lets do:
  • Who is the chairman of TRAI?
  • ____Would Be The National Emergency Number in India.

Source – The Hindu

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