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Q.  Which state became 1st to launch a pan-India single emergency no. 112?

a. Haryana
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Uttar Pradesh


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Himachal Pradesh state became 1st to launch a pan-India single emergency no. 112 where all kinds of immediate help can be sought in urgent matters.

Under this project, an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) has been established in Shimla along with 12 district command centers (DCCs), covering the entire state. The ERC has been integrated with police (100), fire (101), health (108), and women (1090) helpline numbers to provide emergency services through the emergency number '112'.
 

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