Delhi Police launches Mobile App for senior citizens

The Delhi Police has launched a mobile application “Delhi Police Senior Citizen” for senior citizens to provide immediate assistance to them in distress.

The facility was launched by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at a function in New Delhi on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons (observed on October 1).

Key Features of app

  • The application has an SOS button integrated with a dedicated existing helpline for Senior Citizen – 1291.
  • The app has been designed with features that allow users to press the SOS button in case of an emergency. The call will reach a dedicated station.
  • If the user is unwell, an ambulance will be sent. In case for any other reason, a beat constable will be asked to contact the user.
  • In case, the user does not respond to operator’s calls, a beat constable will swiftly visit the house to verify the reason of distress.

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  • jeet singh
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    This is a good initiative in this field.in really our seniors are getting distress.we should make sure them that they are not alone.