1-0-8 is a free telephone number to call in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat when emergency services are needed. The 1-0-8 Emergency Response Service is a free 24 hour a day, 7 days a week emergency service for providing integrated medical, police and fire emergency services. It is available for any "serious people emergencies".
When an emergency is reported through 1-0-8, the call taker gathers the needed basic information and dispatches appropriate services. Basic infomraiton obtained includs:
Emergency help dispatched through this process is expected to reach the site of the emergency in an average of 18 minutes. Pre-hospital care will be given to patients being transported to the nearest hospital.
The 108 Emergency Response Service should be called: