GCC: Life-saving mobile app for Indian workers - MigCall
MigCall is developed in association with the Migrant Forum in Asia, a Manila based regional network which toils for the rights of migrant workers. It is a mobile application ideated by Rejimon K and materialized by Jose Chacko, two Indian migrants based in Sultanate of Oman.
This application is meant to connect migrants in distress to official authorities and NGOs through smartphones offline.
According to Emirates247, the mobile app MigCall [Android OS, file size 2.8 MB] is available at Google Playstore in various Indian languages such as Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and English.
The main feature of this mobile app is that it can be used offline in absence of internet connection. Once downloaded, the app will automatically save 10 Helpline numbers in the call list.
When a user registers his home country as India and host country, then, five main helpline numbers available in will be saved in addition to five helpline numbers belonging to India.
At present MigCall provides helpline numbers of all six GCC countries.
In addition to helpline numbers, the app also provides helpline numbers of passport services, counseling services, local police numbers and hospital numbers. Notably it also provides a facility to send an SOS message to an emergency number, chosen by the user, in an emergency situation.
This app will also provide GPS location to its nearest Indian Embassy office.
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