The project is meant for those in distress, mainly women, so that they can send out distress signals along with their location details to the nearest police control room, by pressing a button in their mobile phones.
"I tell them (people I meet abroad) that for the last 75 years I am in India, nothing has happened to me, my daughter or daughter-in-law. There's nothing like that. It happens in your country also... in every country," Lok Sabha Speaker said.
On Monday, Transport Commissioner Varsha Joshi undertook a trip on the route to check the ground reality. Sharing her observations, she flagged the low frequency of buses and insufficient non-AC buses.
. In the wake of the murder of a 19-year-old girl, Prachi Jhade, who was stabbed to death on the highway, local police stations have also been directed to ensure that any complaints of molestation or even verbal abuse are taken seriously and the accused are arrested.