MITRA app is launched by Puducherry Lt Governor AK Singh [ Current Affairs ]
About the MITRA app: MITRA stands for Mobile Initiated Tracking and Rescue Application. It is an Android application for Women’s safety. It is developed by Puducherry Police department in association with National Informatics Centre (NIC).
Features of MITRA application:
- It is Android based application that helps women to end emergency SOS messages when they are danger.
- The application gets launched automatically and sends SMS having user’s detailed location to the nearest police station and to their 3 registered numbers.
- It does not require an internet connection and currently it is available only in smart phones.
About the launching of app:
- Ajay Kumar Singh, Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry has launched the MITRA application for protection of women, children and the elderly in time of any danger around them.
- Published on: February 1, 2016