The Union Home Minister has launched the Emergency
Response Support System (ERSS), Investigation Tracking System for Sexual
Offences and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal.
ERSS is a pan-India single number (112) based
response system for persons in distress. Under
this system, all the states have to set up an Emergency Response Centre (ERC).
The states/UTs/City where ERSS has been launched
include Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan,
Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Puducherry, Lakshadweep,
Andaman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Jammu and Kashmir and
Mumbai city. The service had previously been launched in Himachal Pradesh and
The Investigation Tracking System for Sexual
Offences (ITSSO) is an online module available to law enforcement agencies. It allows
state to undertake real-time monitoring and management for completion of
investigation in rape cases in 2 months.
City Implementation Monitoring (SCIM) portal has been developed to monitor and manage
implementation of Safe City Projects. The portal seeks to facilitate online
tracking of deployment of assets and infrastructure created under the Safe City
projects. Safe city project seeks to make the cities safer for women by
addressing different aspects such as street lighting, safer public transport,
improved policing etc.