Shakti Button

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Play Store statistics (Rating/Download count): 
Download count:
4727
Rating:
4.92

Shakti Button

Shakti Button initiative of Himachal Pradesh Police in association with National Informatics Centre, Himachal Pradesh is meant to help citizen (women in particular) who are in distress and need help while in Himachal Pradesh. The app provides mechanism to set up to three emergency contacts to the app user from the device's contact list. User has to set home district where the user ordinarily resides, draft emergency message of up to 110 characters and choose emergency contacts. Whenever in distress the user can shake the phone, throw it or can also use the RED SHAKTI Button available on the main screen to send alert. The app sends SMS containing user's GPS coordinates to the Poilce district control room as well as to the selected emergency contacts. The app also starts audio and video recording on the device. The app also provides helpline numbers set up by the state/central government to help citizen. The app is available in both English and Hindi.
Sectors/Domains: 
Home Affairs & Enforcement
Updated On:
5-Mar-2018
Keywords: 
Police, Himachal Pradesh, women security, Emergency SMS, GPS location
Project coordinator: 
Name: 
Ajay Singh Chahal
Email: 
sio-hp[at]nic[dot]in
Contact Phone No: 
01772624045
Divison/Project/State: 
Himachal Pradesh
Supported Languages: 
English
Application Scope: 
G2C
Date of Release: 
26-Jan-2018
Contributor Details: 
Name:
AJAY CHAHAL
Email: ajay.chahal[at]nic[dot]in
Rating:
0
Technical Details
Application Details: 
Operating System: 
Android
Minimum Supported Version: 
4.0
Implementation Details
Used By (State): 
Himachal Pradesh