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The alumni and students of IIT-Delhi have held the hands of each other to establish an all-time available pan-India app known as ‘iSAFE Assist’ that functions as India’s previously coordinated service and facility, giving urgency-care and roadside help.
The undertaking was established in May, in Delhi by the authorities from the Union service of road transport and highways and different associations across the sector.
It was an accident of an accompanied student that followed Amar Srivastava, an alumni of the college, to initiate a campaign on awareness on the road safety measures and issues that later took the structure of an app that has now turned into a pan-India Helpline(1800 419 7779).
iSAFE Assist, looks after the assistance on emergencies with the least expensive facilities for roadside help, particularly for females, an individual from the IIT-Delhi group clarified.
Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC), a non-profit association driven by alumni and students of IIT-Delhi, in a joint effort with the Union transport service dealt with the app to develop and modify the means. It has been sorting out campaigns on awareness in more than 1,500 colleges across the nation on steps to control street traffic wounds.
The iSAFE Assist group comprises of more than 6,200 approved specialist providers, attempting towards 28 states and 1,795 urban areas, that offers facilities involving towing in emergencies, fuel conveyance and aid with flat tire. The app likewise has a cab for emergencies and convenience facility on the off-chance for the vehicle could not be fixed on the spot.
Thus, Deepanshu Gupta, member of the initiative and an alumni, stated “iSAFE likewise helps in leveraging the ambulance services by collaborating with the closest hospital free of cost,” Gupta expressed.
Furthermore, Gupta also mentioned that the project was devoted towards women’s safety and security. “We understand that women face a few difficulties every day while voyaging alone, particularly during the evening. We can help women driving, during the evening.”