Four new National Helpline Number launched
Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched four new helpline numbers to help people amid the second wave of covid-19. To promote these numbers advisory was issued to private television channels to government in spreading awareness regarding covid-19 pandemic.
What are those numbers?
- 1075 is the National Helpline no. of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
- 1098 is the Child Helpline no. of Ministry of Women & Child Development
- 14566 is the Senior Citizens Helpline of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. It will work in states like – Karnataka, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
- 08046110007 is Helpline number of National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) that will provide psychological support.
Apart from that, a community support helpline number 14443 was operationalised by Ministry of AYUSH to provide approaches and solutions for challenges raised by COVID-19. 1075 covid helpline number is now open for rural India to book vaccination slots. 1075 covid helpline number is now open for rural India to book vaccination slots. This information was given by National Health Authority (NHA), headed by RS Sharma.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021