The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued an advisory to all the private television channels to promote awareness of the following national helpline numbers:
|National Helpline no. of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare||1075|
|Child Helpline No. of the Ministry of Women and Child Development||1098|
|Senior Citizens Helpline of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment|
(NCT Delhi, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu,
Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand)
|Helpline No. of NIMHANS for psychological support||08046110007|
These national helpline numbers were created for the benefit of the citizens.
As a citizen of India people must know this national helpline number and also share or make aware to other peoples regarding the helpline number. These helpline numbers will help in the emergency for the citizens.
The ministry also stated that the advisory has highlighted that over the last several months, the Government has created awareness through various instrumentalities and media platforms, including print, TV, Radio, social media, etc. for creating awareness on the three critical issues – COVID treatment protocol, COVID appropriate behaviour and Vaccination.
The Ministry said that the advisory credits private TV channels for having played an important role in supplementing the efforts of the Government in fighting this epidemic by creating awareness and informing people about the aforementioned three issues. It has urged that in order to further this cause, the private TV channels are advised to promote awareness of the four national level helpline nos.
So as a citizen of India it is also the responsibility of every citizen that they must share these four national helpline numbers because in an emergency any one person saved with your one effort will be a great help.
So share and care. In this COVID pandemic don’t share the fake news because that create panic. Share the right news!