Many takers for Dial 100

 
The system, which helps police track the location of the distress call and reach the spot on time, was set up in 2006 at the cost of Rs 1.16 crore. Addressing mediapersons, Inspector General of Police C N Pratap Reddy said the system had failed till last year due to many factors. After introducing certain features with the help of IT giant, Infosys, the system became popular as nearly 10,000 calls were being on a daily basis.

The system had failed earlier mainly due to ill-equipped staff to handle complaints, lack of training, lack of discipline in terms of development, etc.

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