Delhi traffic SMS alert on your mobile

By: GizBot Bureau

    Now you can get information about the city's traffic situation like congestion points, rallies, political and religious processions and diversion updates on your mobile phone as Delhi Traffic Police today launched free SMS service to help people plan their travel in the city.

    Delhi traffic SMS alert on your mobile

    The Delhi traffic police's SMS alert service can be subscribed to by sending an SMS to 9811452220. The police will then send you information about traffic jams due to vehicle breakdowns, water logging, accidents, road blocks, or traffic diversions. To unsubscribe send to the same number.

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    The Delhi Traffic police already has highly successful Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp interfaces. "The Prime Minister of India, in his address to DGsP/IGsP of states, had called for introduction of SMART policing.

    "The Traffic SMS Alert service is yet another initiative by the Delhi Traffic Police in this direction in which the registered users will get alerts via SMS regarding traffic situation like congestion points, water logging, rallies, political/religious processions, Dharnas/Strikes, traffic restrictions/directions, accidents/breakdown of vehicles etc," said the press statement issued by the Delhi traffic police.

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    It further said that this is being launched in association with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology who have provided bulk SMS service free of cost to the Delhi Police for this purpose, initially for a period of one year, under the Mobile Seva initiative of the government. This service was run for a few months on trial basis in 2012 also through a private company to test its viability. The Traffic SMS Alert service was launched by Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi.

    Source PTI

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