SAFE CITY PLAN

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A comprehensive ‘safe city’ plan for women will soon be kicked off in eight cities where a robust emergency response system and police-verified public transport will come into place.

 

FACTS FOR PRELIMS

INITIATIVES TAKEN FOR WOMEN’S SAFETY

INITIATIVE FEATURES
Himmat App Women safety mobile application of Delhi police.Especially for women travelling alone
Nirbahya App Women safety app for the Noida region
ShishtacharProgramme A programme launched by Delhi police to check eve teasing
SHE Teams Introduced in Telangana ,with the aim of curbing eve-teasing in all aspects
Hawkeye Mobile App Launched in Hyderabad , to empower common man to become Citizen Police
BharosaProgramme Support centre for women and children
Suraksha app Fully integrated personal safety app launched by Bengaluru police
Power Angels Special Women police officers recruited by the UP government

 

SAFE CITY PLAN

It is an initiative of the Ministry of Home Affairs in association with, Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of Road Transport and highways.

 

The plan will cover 8 metropolitan cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Hyderabad.

 

The comprehensive plan will address-

i)The Various issues around 33% reservation of women in police

ii)Installation of CCTV cameras

iii)Deployment of women in police stations

iv) Emergency response system

v)Police verified public transport

vi)Prevention of cyber crime

vii) Infrastructure issues

viii)Mapping of dark spots & crime-prone areas

ix) involvement of educational institutions

 

 

SOURCE-PIB