‘112’:The New Magic Number of India


New Delhi: A single number ‘112’ can be used for all emergency phone calls across the country including for police, fire and ambulance, telecom regulator. The magic number was proposed by TRAI on Tuesday.

Similar to the ‘911’ all-in-one emergency service in the US, government can integrate all existing emergency numbers such as 100, 101, 102 and 108 into the proposed ‘112’ helpline number, TRAI said in its recommendations on emergency number.

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