[AI] Emergency! Dial 108 from anywhere

Ram Kumar drkwisdom at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 00:16:11 EDT 2008


This is indeed a good piece of information

On 6/13/08, Adhimoolam Vetrivel Murugan <vadhimoolam at gmail.com> wrote:
> At least calling 911 in Airtel network connects you to the nearest
> Police station. If my memory is correct, 112 also worked. This was the
> case in Tamilnadu devision, but not sure about the rest.
>
> Vetri.
>
> On 11/06/2008, Rajesh Asudani <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in> wrote:
>>
>> By Our Staff Reporter
>>
>> Bhopal, June 10:  The Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI)
>> will be starting its emergency services in Madhya Pradesh soon. According
>> to
>> a
>> press statement issued here on Tuesday, Union Telecom minister A Raja has
>> indicated to Health minister Ambumani Ramadoss that 108 is being finalised
>> as
>> the national toll free trauma care number to the institution. The number
>> 108
>> could soon become India's version of 911-the number the US dials for
>> emergency,
>> the release added.
>>
>> Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttarakhand are already using 108 as the
>> emergency toll free number. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu
>> recently signed
>> an MoU with the Institute for this purpose. States like JK, Assam, and
>> Kerala too are finalising plans for designating 108 for all emergency
>> purposes,
>> the release informed.
>>
>> "Once a caller dials 108, a 24 hour call-centre will receive the
>> information, locate an ambulance closest to the emergency spot through
>> GPRS
>> technology
>> and dispatch it within the golden hour.
>>
>> The Institute has received top recognition in the health care category at
>> the 2008 computer world honours programme. This award ceremony was held in
>> Washington.
>> The award was received by Verghese Jacob, chief integrator and lead
>> partner
>> of Byraju Foundation.
>>
>> When one calls 108 to report an emergency, the call receiver at the
>> Emergency Response Center (ERC) will gather the necessary information,
>> regarding the
>> type of Emergency and the location of the emergency scene whether, the
>> call
>> is from a District, Mandal, City, Town, exact location, landmark. After
>> gathering
>> the information, the Dispatch Officer in the Emergency Response Centre
>> dispatches either the Ambulance, Fire vehicle or the Police vehicle
>> depending on
>> the type of Emergency.
>>
>>
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