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Initiatives on women's safety conceptualized by the WCD Ministry .Context: The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched three important initiatives on women's safety. They are: 2. Scrvy portal under safe cityMinistry of Women and nalysis Faciltis in States.Child Development Panic button. 2. SCIM portal under Safe City Project. Government of India
1. Panic button: .Conceived way back in 2015, mobile phone manufacturers and mobile telephony service providers were mandated by the Ministry of Telecom to include a physical panic button on all mobile phones in the country. Such a panic button must be backed by an emergency response mechanism through the local police when panic button message would alert the specified family members etc. of a woman in distress situation. The emergency response system can be triggered in the following manners: 1. 2. 3. 4. On the smart phones, the power button when pressed three times quickly. Dialing 112 from any phone. In case of feature phones, long press of the touch key 5 or 9. Using 112 India Mobile App. The emergency message coming out of the above modes, will trigger a response from the emergency response centre through a team of trained personnel who can handle emergency requests of various kinds and get the necessary relief services launched.
2. SCIM portal under Safe City Project: . Being implemented in 8 cities, the project includes creation on ground assets & resources and mindset safety of women. Some of the key features of the safe city project include: 1. Identification of sensitive hot spots in each city. 2. Installation of CCTV surveillance covering the entire hot spot. 3. Automated number plate reading machines to be deployed in extremely sensitive areas. Intensive patrolling in vulnerable areas beyond the identified hot spots. Improving street lighting and public toilet facilities for women. Others like setting up women help desks in police stations, augmentation of women support centres etc. 4. 5. 6.
.All the above measures would be coordinated through an Integrated Smart Control Room in the city projects and avoid duplication on ground, been developed by MHA. In order to facilitate States to monitor and manage the Safe City an online Safe City Implementation Monitoring (SCIM) portal has SCIM will facilitate online tracking of deployment of assets and infrastructure created under the Safe City projects. SCIM facilitates an evidence based online monitoring system. SCIM also creates a digital repository of assets, infrastructure and social outreach programs, as well as best practices achieved in each City. '
3. DNA Analysis Facilities in States: In view of the complaints of delay in cases of sexual assault investigations, it was proposed that dedicated DNA analysis facilities should be created in the forensic science laboratories on a mission mode. Timely testing of DNA samples from the crime scene is the quickest process of obtaining forensic evidence in cases of sexual assault on women. In the initial phase, dedicated DNA analysis facilities have been sanctioned for the forensic science laboratories located at . Chennai, Madurai, . Agra, Lucknow, . Mumbai and . Kolkata.
Central Wakf Council .What is it? .Central Wakf Council is a statutory body established in 1964 by the entral Waqf Council Government of India under Wakf Act, 1954 (now a sub section the Wakf Act, Ministry Of Minority Affairs, Government Of India 1995). It has been established for the purpose of advising Centre on matters pertaining to working of the State Wakf Boards and proper administration of the Wakfs in the country. .It is a permanent dedication of movable or immovable properties for religious, pious or charitable purposes as recognized by Muslim Law, given by philanthropists
Composition and appointments: The Council is headed by a Chairperson, who is the Union Minister in charge of Wakfs and there are maximum 20 other members, . appointed by Government of India as stipulated in the Wakf Act.
Vision Zero' concept VISION > Context: 'International Vision Zero Conference' to Promote Occupational Safety and Health is being held in Mumbai. ZERO
What is Vision Zero' concept? The concept of Vision Zero is based on four fundamental principles viz. 1. life is non-negotiable, 2. humans are fallible, 3. tolerable limits are defined by humain 1. Zero2. Zero Fatalities Injuries Accidens 3. Zero physical resistance, 4. and people are entitled to safe transport - and safe workplaces. The Vision is based on principles of Controlling Risks, Ensuring Safety and Health in Machines, Equipment and Workplaces and Skill Upgradation of Workforce. .
Fateh Submarine .What is it? It is a "state-of-the-art" domestically roduced Iranian submarine capable of firing cruise missiles. It was unveiled recently in Bandar Abbas.
Maiden 'Regional Maritime-Safety Conference' Context: Maiden 'Regional Maritime- Safety Conference' is being held in Mumbai. The Conference is being organized by India for the first time. Theme: 'Regional Maritime-Safety Conference'
The objective of the conference is to deliberate on issues related to assuring maritime safety in the India-ASEAN sub region, safeguarding our shores and promoting trade along the sea routes. The conference will address a wide range of issues that affect regional maritime safety, including transport safety, maritime law, ship building, transportation of hazardous goods, marine oil spill, pollution and environmental safety. The inaugural edition is being organised by the National Maritime Foundation (NMF) in coordination with the Ministry of Shipping and the Ministry of External Affairs.