Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched an unified emergency helpline number ‘112’ to provide three emergency services to public.
With this, people in the state will no more need to dial different numbers like 100, 101, 103 for emergency services of police, fire brigade and ambulance. They can avail the emergency services by dialing the single 3-digit number.
The CM launched the helpline through video conference today.
Earlier, the Government had approved creation of 1098 posts in police department for provision of the fast services to the people of the state through this unified number. Besides, nearly 200 Call Taker Executives have been outsourced for the purpose, sources said.