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'Abhayam' app for safety of women passengers launched in AP

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched 'Abhayam' mobile phone application which helps women and children travelling in taxis and auto-rickshaws, to raise alarm in case of any emergency.To start with, 1,000 auto-rickshaws equipped with Internet-of -Things (IoT)-enabled GPS devices will be rolled out in Visakhapatnam city.Five thousand vehicles will be brought on to the platform by February 1, 50,000 by July 1 and 1,00,000 by November 2021.

News source ~ THE HINDU