Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

The Central government has asked all the mobile handset manufacturers to sell handsets with panic buttons installed with effect from January 1, 2017

Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In the latest, the Central government has asked all the mobile handset manufacturers to sell handsets with panic buttons installed with effect from January 1, 2017.

In addition, all new mobile phones must be GPS enabled from 2018.

As per media reports, these features have been made mandatory by the government in order to ensure women safety.

 

 

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