Tamil Nadu Police
is happy to bring to people of the State, the Kavalan –
SOS app as part of the Tamil Nadu State Police Master
Control Room initiative, which the people of Tamil Nadu
can use to seek police assistance instantly in
emergency situations such as physical emergencies, eve
teasing, kidnapping or natural disasters such as
floods, earthquake, etc. This app is developed by Amtex
2. Who is the Kavalan – SOS app for?
in Tamil Nadu, especially, Women & elderly people can
use the Kavalan – SOS app whenever they feel vulnerable
or threatened. Through this mobile app, help from
Police can reach them at the earliest no matter where
they are. People can also contact the Police instantly
through this app during natural disasters.
3. How to download the Kavalan – SOS
Kavalan - SOS app
is available on both android and iOS platforms. The app
can be downloaded from the google play store and apple
4. How to use the app after
the app, you have to register by providing some basic
information about you.
Date of Birth
Details such as
Mobile Number, Name & Relationship of any two
relatives or close friends as emergency contacts,
preferably living in the same city.
third contact as an emergency contact may also be
the above details, you will receive an activation code
on your registered mobile number. Please enter your
activation code to complete the registration process.
The Kavalan home screen will be displayed on your
5. How to use the Kavalan – SOS app?
emergency, please press the SOS button on the home
page. It will start a 5 second count down. After 5
seconds, the app will automatically send your current
location along with a video from your back camera to
the Kavalan team. Within a minute, the team will
contact you. Simultaneously, your location will also be
sent to your registered emergency contacts as an SMS