Assam Govt launches Women's Helpline Number '181'
In the wake of the recent cases of rape, abuse and domestic violence being reported from several parts of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inaugurated a special helpline number '181' for women.
The number would be linked with the appropriate authorities viz the police, one stop centres and hospitals for quick action and dispensation of relief.
The grievance redressal system will provide 24 hours of immediate and emergency response.
In the 1st phase, the helpline number will be operational from 9 AM to 5:30 PM. The helpline number will function for 24 hours after 2 months.
Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates Women's Helpline Number 181