To provide assistance to elderly persons who are in distress, Assam Police has launched four helplines on Thursday.
The helpline numbers are – 6026900974, 6026900975, 9435215029 and 9132699735.
“In view of lockdown due to COVID-19, 4 Helpline Numbers are available for providing help to the elderly in distress. For any kind assistance required for senior citizens in an emergency situation, please reach out to us on these Helpline Numbers,” Assam Police tweeted.
Assam Police had also recently launched six tele-counselling helplines in association with the psychiatry department of Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), clinical psychologists and psychiatric social workers.
The helplines have been launched to provide counselling to people suffering from depression or anxiety due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The helplines which are operational from 9 am to 3 pm are 6026901053, 6026901054 and 6026901055.
The helplines which are operational from 3 pm to 9 pm are 6026901056, 6026901057 and 6026901058.
Meanwhile, Assam police have been carrying various kinds of relief work for twenty-one days till now amidst the nationwide lockdown period.
Various food packets were distributed among the poor and needy people and even stray dogs were fed by the police personnel as a part of the relief work.