Indian Army Military Police help line launched

May 20th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Indian Army has launched the Military Police help line here.

Army Chief General VK Singh inaugurated the facility on Wednesday during the biannual Army Commanders Conference.

Common Military help line telephone number 155200 can now be accessed across the nation to provide assistance to military personnel.

The number that is available at Military Police Control Rooms has been instituted to provide immediate assistance and be instrumental in solving and mitigating crisis being faced by military personnel.

In addition, it will provide an excellent facility for the civil police and the public to contact the Army Military Police to provide first hand information of any situation where military persons are involved or has potential to affect the military persons.

The telephone number has been allotted in coordination with department of telecommunication and can be accessed locally and from outside the locality by prefixing the STD code of that station.

The facility has been activated presently at some of the metro cities and state capitals, and is likely to be extended across the nation soon. (ANI)

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