India Tests Emergency Alert System via Mobile Phones

The government sent emergency alerts to mobile users across India, including Nagaland.

Nationwide Test

The system, deployed by NDMA, aims to reach people during real emergencies.

New Alert System

The flash message read "emergency alert: severe" in English and Hindi.

Alert Message

The test helps identify potential issues and areas for improvement.

Testing Effectiveness

Recipients were informed it was a test with no necessary action.

No Action Required

The Department of Telecommunications plans to conduct similar tests regularly.

Periodic Tests

The tests assess the efficiency of emergency warning broadcast capabilities.

Mobile Operators' Capabilities