Puducherry Lt Governor AK Singh launches MITRA app
Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Ajay Kumar Singh has launched the MITRA application to ensure protection of women, children and the elderly in time of distress.
MITRA (Mobile Initiated Tracking and Rescue) application has been developed by Puducherry Police department in association with National Informatics Centre (NIC).
Features of MITRA application
- It is smartphone (Android) based application that helps women to end emergency SOS (alert) messages when they are danger or distress.
- The application gets launched automatically and sends SMS having user’s precise location to the nearest police station and to their 3 registered numbers.
- It does not require an internet connection and presently is available only in smart phones.