Panic Button

As per the Notification, with effect from Ist January, 2017, no mobile phone handset manufactured company shall sell in India: the feature phones without the facility of a panic button by pressing Numeric Key - 5 or Numeric Key - 9 to invoke emergency call and Smartphones without the facility of emergency call button by pressing the same for long time to invoke emergency call or the use of existing power on or off button, when short pressed thrice in quick succession.

1. The Gazette of India: 22nd April, 2016