Telecom company Bharti Airtel and FICCI Ladies organisation has launched an app named My Circle, which is aimed to help women in an emergency situation, by sending an SOS alert.
“My Circle app enables women to send SOS alerts to any five of their family or friends in 13 languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Bangla, Urdu, Assamese, Oriya, and Gujarati,” according to a statement.
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The SOS alert on app can be launched by pressing the SOS prompt in the My Circle app. The app also support Siri Assistant and Google Assistant and the SOS alert can be launched through voice commands.
This app is available for free in Google play store and iOS app store. Women only need to registration and verify themselves using the My Circle app and can add contact details of five known members, who they are most likely to reach out for help in any emergency case.
“My Circle app is an effort by Airtel towards building a safer environment for women. We have leveraged the power of technology to empower women with a simple and intelligent tool that can respond in real time during an emergency situation,” Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO and head of digital, Airtel, said.