Delhi Police launches Himmat Plus app
New Delhi: The Delhi Police has relaunched emergency safety Application Himmat Plus. The Facebook page of Delhi Traffic Police and Twitter handle of Delhi Police have also been linked to the application to provide traffic updates as well other updates of Delhi Police for the benefit of the users. According to the police, a special feature for the scanning of the QR codes given to the drivers of the taxies, TSRs and e-Rickshaws has been built in the new application. "A special drive was launched in June 2017 to capture the details of drivers of taxies at the Delhi Airport and drivers of TSRs and e-Rickshaws at five selected Metro stations of Delhi," said Sanjay Baniwal, Special Commissioner of Police (Women Safety, Airport and Modernisation).
The details of 2,000 taxi drivers at Delhi Airport and approximately 1,000 drivers of TSRs and e-Rickshaws were collected and fed into the server of Himmat Plus Application. Each driver of such Taxi/TSRs/e-Rickshaws was provided a 'QR Card' to be placed in their vehicle. The new version of Himmat Plus was launched on February 6 at the National Media Centre, Raisina Road. In the function, the Delhi LG distributed 10 QR Code cards to the drivers of Taxis of Airport and drivers of TSRs and e-Rickshaws of the selected Metro Stations to launch the scheme of QR code for 3,000 Taxi/TSR/e-Rickshaws drivers in Delhi.
The launch of Himmat Plus App was done by pressing the in-trouble SOS button of the App by the LG, Delhi. The function was attended by the guests from IIIT Delhi, GMR, various NGOs, other govt. organizations, stakeholders of Airport and Metro, Taxi, Auto, e-Rickshaw drivers and media apart from officers of the Delhi Police.